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Hunters rally against wolves in Carlton

Roughly 300 hunters sat rapt Wednesday at Four Seasons Sports Complex in Carlton to hear a new grassroots group's plan to pressure the state to act against federal protection of the gray wolf.

The group, Hunters For Hunters, formed earlier this year, in front of the Minnesota firearms deer season, which unfolded with disgruntled hunters throughout northeastern Minnesota complaining about seeing more wolves than deer.

"Everybody coming out of the woods [was] going to be mad," said Steve Porter, one of the group's founders. "Everybody in this room has credibility."

Porter described himself as a...

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