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Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« on: April 22, 2024, 03:23:18 PM »
OLYMPIA — Washington’s population of gray wolves has increased for the 15th year in a row since the species returned to the state.

The Department of Fish and Wildlife’s latest report on the animals finds there are 260 wolves, up from 216 last year, traveling in 42 packs, including a reestablished pack in Okanogan County. The Beaver Creek Pack had fallen below the minimum number of two wolves, but rebounded as of December.

https://www.ncwlife.com/news/wolves-numbers-strengthening-in-washington/article_7b48f95e-00d4-11ef-95b2-c32e1b8fbdc7.html
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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2024, 04:17:24 PM »
PUKE!!!

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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2024, 04:19:26 PM »
So enough we can start killing them...

Or are those goal post's on wheels...

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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2024, 04:34:38 PM »
Perhaps you should ask Lorna Smith what her grand plan is.

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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2024, 04:42:03 PM »
and yet the grizzly reintroduction is still gaining steam too...
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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2024, 05:25:30 PM »
And if the department says there's 260 wolves. then you can bet there is atleast 520 wolves.

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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2024, 05:40:45 PM »
And if the department says there's 260 wolves. then you can bet there is atleast 520 wolves.
:yeah:  As far as hunting them, it ain’t happening while Inslee’s in charge and it won’t happen if SideShow gets elected.

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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2024, 06:08:42 PM »
And if the department says there's 260 wolves. then you can bet there is atleast 520 wolves.
:yeah:  As far as hunting them, it ain’t happening while Inslee’s in charge and it won’t happen if SideShow gets elected.

it's up to Rural communities to educate wolves, and at this point WDFW would just a soon not hear about it.

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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2024, 06:16:28 PM »
That’s a ton of wolves.
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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2024, 06:48:52 PM »
That’s a ton of wolves.
If you assume an average wolf weight of 80 pounds that's actually 10 tons of wolves.

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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2024, 11:13:52 PM »
OLYMPIA — Washington’s population of gray wolves has increased for the 15th year in a row since the species returned to the state.

The Department of Fish and Wildlife’s latest report on the animals finds there are 260 wolves, up from 216 last year, traveling in 42 packs, including a reestablished pack in Okanogan County. The Beaver Creek Pack had fallen below the minimum number of two wolves, but rebounded as of December.

https://www.ncwlife.com/news/wolves-numbers-strengthening-in-washington/article_7b48f95e-00d4-11ef-95b2-c32e1b8fbdc7.html
the re-established okanogan pack….they’ve been dropping problem wolves off around there and now claiming it’s a re-established pack. What a joke.

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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #11 on: April 23, 2024, 05:10:07 AM »
Wolf killings in Oregon at all-time high while population remains stagnant

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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #12 on: April 23, 2024, 06:28:16 AM »
If the WDFW raised Ungulates like they do Wolves our hunting would be amazing!
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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #13 on: April 23, 2024, 06:44:28 AM »
If the WDFW raised Ungulates like they do Wolves our hunting would be amazing!

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Re: Wolves’ numbers strengthening in Washington
« Reply #14 on: April 23, 2024, 07:03:41 AM »
Well, I wonder what us guys in the woods should do if they come across a wolf.....   Or if they ban bear and cougar in 2025, what should we do....  Or, just put the mask on when they tell you and get those shots, keep in line fellas.
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