Idaho Fish and Game will be offering four wolf trapper classes this fall the Clearwater Region.
Attendance at an Idaho Department of Fish and Game wolf trapper education class is required for those wishing to trap wolves in Idaho.
The eight-hour class provides students with interactive, hands-on training from experienced, certified trapper instructors. The 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.
Classes in the Clearwater Region on wolf trapper education by are scheduled for:
- Friday, October 26 - Fish and Game regional office, 3316 13th St., Lewiston.
- Saturday, October 27 - Clearwater Fish Hatchery, 118 Hatchery Roe Rd., Ahsahka.
- Friday, November 9 - Nez Perce National Forest office, 104 Airport Rd., Grangeville.
- Saturday, November 10 - Fish and Game regional office, 3316 16th St., Lewiston.
Cost is $8 per student. Online registration includes an additional fee of $1.24.
Hunters must sign-up to take the wolf trapper education class either through the Fish and Game website at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov, or by contacting a Fish and Game office, 208-799-5010.