- If you applied for a wolf permit, you'll find out soon if you get one.
Wildlife officials start deciding this week which hunters and trappers will get a wolf permit.
The DNR set this year's quota at 275 wolves.
The state's Chippewa tribes have laid claim to 24 wolves, leaving 251 available for non-tribal hunters and trappers.
The DNR has established a 10-to-1 permit-to-wolf ratio, which means the agency will issue 2,510 permits.
A total of 12,108 hunters and trappers have applied for a permit, down from 17,377 applicants for last year's inaugural hunt.
The DNR will award the permits through a lottery Thursday.
If you weren't selected this year, your chances improve next year.
Permit winners will be notified by mid-September.
The wolf season is set to begin on October 15th.
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