WOLVES IN WASHINGTON: WDFW says wolf activity happening in former Profanity Peak pack area

(Staff Reports)

Profanity Pack was located in Ferry County…

After seven members of the Profanity Peak pack were removed by Washington Fish and Wildlife in 2016, the state organization has announced that wolf pack activity is again being documented in the area formerly occupied by the pack, the Spokesman-Review is reporting. The Profanity Peak Pack was primarily located in Ferry County.

WDFW works with local ranchers to develop non-lethal deterrent methods in advance of the grazing season.

This year WDFW has already investigated a dead calf and sheep for in May in Stevens County and said the calf was most likely killed by a black bear and the sheep was killed by a cougar. Efforts to trap the bear and cougar were unsuccessful. The was also a confirmed wolf killing of livestock in Ferry County on May 20.