Would-be wolf hunters are reminded that attendance of an Idaho Department of Fish and Game wolf trapper education class is required for those wishing to trap wolves in Idaho.
The 8-hour class provides students with interactive, hands-on training from experienced, certified, volunteer trapper instructors.
The class curriculum includes wolf management, wolf trapping regulations and ethics; wolf habits and behavior; making, rigging, and setting traps and snares; proper care for a wolf; and reporting requirements.
Four fall classes in the Clearwater Region on wolf trapper education are scheduled for: Friday, October 26th and again Saturday, November 10th at the IDFG Clearwater Regional Office in Lewiston. Saturday, October 27th at the IDFG Clearwater Fish Hatchery in Ahsahka. And Friday, November 9th in Grangeville at the Nez Perce National Forest Office.
Cost is $8.00 per student with an additional convenience fee of $1.24 for those who register online.
You must sign-up to take the wolf trapper education class either through the IDFG website www.fishandgame.idaho.gov or by contacting a Fish and Game office at (208) 799-5010.