LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho wildlife officials are thinking about extending the wolf hunting season in certain hunting zones across the state.

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is scheduled to meet in Coeur d'Alene later this week, and a proposal to extend the season in certain areas may be on the agenda.

Idaho Fish and Game Deputy Director Jim Unsworthsaid there may be one or two units where more time may be needed for hunters to thin specific wolf populations.

The season is scheduled to end Dec. 31.

Through last week, hunters had killed 100 wolves since hunting opened this fall. That is less than half the quota of 220 wolves set by the state for the season.

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