Most Michigan residents say they favor a limited hunting season for wolves, according to a new poll.

The survey conducted by the Lansing-based polling firm Marketing Resource Group, shows that 68 percent of Michigan voters support legislation that would allow for a limited hunting season of wolves in the state.

The strongest support for the legislation is in northern Michigan, where 81 percent of voters agree that the wolf population needs to be controlled.

Metro Detroit and the Cadillac and Traverse City area are the least supportive, with 63 percent and 64 percent support, respectively.