Successful Wisconsin wolf hunter says he received death threats

  • Blog Post by: Dennis Anderson
  • October 19, 2012 - 11:31 AM

A Boyd, Wis., hunter who killed a wolf the first day of the Wisconsin season says he received death threats soon after posting a report of his kill on Facebook.

Dennis Nitz shot his wolf on the first day of Wisconsin's season, Monday.

The wolf was a male, weighing 72 pounds.

Nitz had set traps and also was hunting from a blind, using a distressed rabbit call.

For a full accounting of Nitz's hunt, and the death threats he says he received, read a story by Paul Smith, outdoors editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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