Probable Wolf Depredation Attributed To Washington’s Leadpoint Pack

Washington state Department of Fish and Wildfire crews were called to a possible wolf attack on a bull in the northeast corner of the state on Friday March 26th. While WDFW staff investigated, they determined the injured bull which triggered the call had not been attacked by a wolf. However, while on scene staff observed […]

WDFW Removes Wedge Pack

Last week, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife killed the two known remaining members of the Wedge wolf pack. The Department confirmed the killing of the adult male and adult female Thursday. WDFW said the former Stevens County pack was responsible for 16 depredations, with the last one coming August 1st. WDFW added it […]

Susewind Calls For Removal Of Leadpoint Pack Members

Last week, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind authorized the lethal removal of one to two wolves from the Leadpoint pack in northern Stevens County. Thursday’s announcement came in response to repeated depredations of cattle on private grazing lands. Since August 7th, WDFW staff have conducted multiple depredations, leading to six livestock […]

WDFW Removes Member Of Wedge Pack

On Monday, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced the lethal removal of an adult, non-breeding female member of the Wedge wolf pack. The Department says this pack has repeatedly preyed on cattle on public and private grazing lands in Stevens County. On Thursday, WDFW Director Kelly Susewind authorized the removal of a wolf […]

4th Confirmed Wolf Depredation In Wedge Pack Territory

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was called out to another wolf depredation on private pastureland in Stevens County last week. An 800-pound calf was found with bite wounds and lacerations on Wednesday June 17th. Investigators say this was the 4th depredation since May 11th to occur in the Wedge pack territory. WDFW investigators […]

Two Additional Depredations Attributed To Wedge Pack

The Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife said the Wedge Pack is responsible for two more wolf depredations in Stevens County this month. On Tuesday, May 19th, WDFW crews were called to private pasture land to a report of a dead calf. The bite wounds, lacerations and hemorrhaging was consistent with a wolf depredation. […]

Wolf Depredation Attributed To Stevens County Pack

The Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife said the Wedge pack is responsible for a wolf depredation that occurred in northern Stevens County last week. On Monday, May 11th, WDFW crews were called out to the calf found injured on private pastureland. Investigators said between bite marks and scratches on the calf, nearby tracks, […]