Press Release

Fish and Game Seeks Information about Killing of Juvenile Wolves

Idaho Fish and Game is asking for the public’s help in determining who is responsible for removing and killing young wolves from a den in northern Idaho.

The incident occurred in Kootenai County, about 15 miles from Coeur d’Alene, in the Sage Creek drainage.   The incident likely occurred sometime during the week of May 16th. 

Fish and Game manages wolves in Idaho as big game animals.  There was no open season for wolves in the area when the juvenile wolves were killed.

Fish and Game officers collected evidence at the scene and are following leads.   Fish and Game is asking any person with information about this incident to call the Citizens Against Poaching Hotline at 1-800-632-5999 (tip line available 24 hours a day).  

Callers may remain anonymous.  A reward is available for anyone providing information that leads to criminal prosecution of the case.