A total of 614 of the available 3,600 wolf permits the Minnesota DNR offered for the deer season went unsold.

The surplus permits will be available to hunters who applied for, but did not recieve, a first-season wolf hunting permit on a first-come first-served basis beginning noon on Monday.

Any leftover permits will be available to other hunters, whether or not they entered the application lottery, beginning at noon, Nov. 1.

Here are details from the DNR:

The DNR allocated a total of 6,000 wolf licenses. The remaining 2,400 licenses are for the late season, which begins Saturday, Nov. 24, and concludes Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013. Trapping is legal in the late season.

Surplus wolf licenses are available from any DNR license agent, online at www.mndnr.gov/buyalicense or by telephone at 888-665-4236. Complete wolf hunting regulations are available online at www.mndnr.gov/hunting/wolf.

Hunters and trappers selected by lottery for the late season must buy their licenses by Thursday, Nov. 15.

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