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Remove wolves from Baraboo woods

My neighbor went ice fishing, and, after cleaning his catch, put the remains on my property near a game camera that he had mounted there with my permission. The next day, he had a picture of a wolf eating the fish remains.

I’ve lived five miles north of Baraboo for the past 38 years. I’ve seen and heard coyotes on my property many times, but this was the first wolf I know for sure was on the land.

This past summer, I saw very few squirrels and rabbits in the woods, ducks on the little pond, or turkeys, cranes and deer on the 40-acre grain field.

Our grandparents had the common sense to remove the wolves from the woods. Any resident of northern Wisconsin will tell you the wolves ruined the deer hunting opportunities there.

The Department of Natural Resources needs to remove the wolves from the Baraboo area so our woods will once again be filled with wildlife.

Shame on the people who placed the wolves in the Baraboo woods.

Brian Krusko, Baraboo

(17) comments

Patricia Browne

Yes! You can't let wildlife run wild!

Daniel Holzman

There have been "lone wolves" in the area from time to time. It would be nice to see one once in a while. I have never seen one in the area except at Ochsner's Park.

Mark Darkow

"The next day, he had a picture of a wolf eating the fish remains"
Is there a picture of this on the web somewhere?.

carole st john

Well, just another example of the arrogance and cruelty of some human beings. Why would anyone believe he has the right to "remove" another living creature? Hunting is bad enough, since it has become, mostly, simply ambushing animals using modern methods and technology in order to kill. Do some reading and research and you will learn how the human race is doing damage to itself with this ideology that it is ok to damage or do away with other living things for reasons of personal ideology.

j j

They could bring a bunch of wolves to L.A.!

Fred Williams

Lucky27. Have you ever heard of game management and why we have we have it?

Mark Darkow

Wolves are part of the natural order, and thus have the right to exist in God's universe

j j

Not in my backyard. L.A. would be a good place for several packs!

Vicki Marquardt

I totally agree with you. Leave them alone.

My advice, as with feral cats, is SHOOT, SHOVEL and SHUT UP.

j j

Yup!

Vicki Marquardt

You are cruel and inhumane. Why don't you just SHUT UP!

j j


Child mentality telling adults to SHUT UP. Go to your room in the basement!

Vicki Marquardt

Are you telling playcbo the same thing then, Mr. darkenskies? Or are you so biased, that your small minded tactics only apply to those who disagree with you? You are the big fool here, it's quite obvious to the everyone.

j j

Reality, you talk cocky. I ditto my comment to you.

Daniel Holzman

Brian, get a grip. I doubt if you know much about wolves if you think they are big duck eaters. Cars will kill far more squirrels, rabbits, turkeys, and cranes than a thousand wolves. Why don't you remove them from the roads?

The wolves were in the hills before you were.

The Department of Natural Resources needs to remove the wolves from the Baraboo area so our woods will once again be filled with wildlife...so you can kill them.

Vicki Marquardt

Yes, this guy Brian is really misguided.

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