When I was in grade school. Eddie Jokela shot a huge timber wolf. If I recall the story correctly Roxanne and Rhonda told their Dad that a big dog was following them when they got off the school bus. Eddie took care of that Timber Wolf. I saw it all stretched out in a pick up box..and it was huge. Back then..word travelled fast…especially of a wolf following children.
Recently a grouse hunter shot a wolf over by Huntersville in Wadena County. The wolf was chasing the hunters dog. It is legal in Minnesota to shoot a wolf if it is threatening you, your livestock or your pets.
Wolf Season begins in early November. 24,000 applications were sent in, 6,000 licenses were issued through a lottery type drawing.
Years ago Far Guy and I saw a Timber Wolf..it crossed the road in front of us and then stood off in the brush..glaring at us. Talk about an eerie feeling. His stare went right through us.
I ran across this old photo.
This photo was taken in 1961 at the Skelly Station in Park Rapids.
Loren Bruce, Ray Larson and Marvin Henderson ( Far Guy’s Dad).
Far Guy’s Dad wrote all the details on the back of the photo. This little bit of history is intact..we have who, when, what occasion and a bit of a story.
If only all old photos were marked like this one!