Another post with “teeth” from my friend Jim Robertson, author of Exposing the Big Game
From the High Country News: April 29, 2013 P 3
What got caught in wolf traps in Idaho 2011-2012.
123 Wolves trapped
143 Number of people setting traps
557:111 greatest number of traps set and foot hold traps set
45:33 White-tailed deer caught and released alive
45:1 Coyotes caught and released alive
9:3 Lions caught and released alive
39:22 Others caught and released alive. Bobcats, geese, skunks, raccons, golden eagles and ravens.
$37,115 to $1,256,966 Estimated monetary value of ONE Northern Rockies wolf, based on tourism revenue.
$38.25: $333.50 Idaho residential tag and Non- resident tag
Based on a survey of 460 people who took the Idaho wolf trapper course and purchased a 2011-2013 license.