Four wolves were taken in Wisconsin on Saturday, and two more on Sunday, making 18 killed so far in the Wisconsin season that began Oct. 15.
Eight of the harvested animals were taken by trap, with the remainder felled by gun.
None of the animals wore research collars.
Eleven of the wolves were males, seven females.
Three were taken in Vilas County, and three in Bayfield County.
So far, Wisconsin has sold 704 resident and six non-resident licenses.
Dennis Anderson has been a Star Tribune outdoors columnist since 1993, before which, for 13 years, he held the same position at the Pioneer Press. He enjoys casting and shooting. Dogs, too, and horses. Also kids and, occasionally, crusading in his column for improved conservation.
For the first time in history, Mille Lacs anglers will be restricted to one walleye, due to the lake's record-low walleye population, the DNR said Wednesday. There also will be a night fishing ban, with the exception of muskie and bow fishing.