Outdoors calendar


OCT. 15: Inland trout season closes.
OCT. 20: Pheasant season opens at 9 a.m.; runs through Jan. 6.
Ruffed grouse in the zone B opens through Dec. 8. Sharp-tailed grouse opens through Nov. 11. There are 25 permits available for the 2018 sharp-tailed grouse season. Permits are only available in Game Management Unit 8. The season will close Nov. 11. Bobwhite quail season opens at noon through Dec. 12. Hungarian partridge season opens at 9 a.m. through Jan. 6. Cottontail rabbit opens in southern zone at noon through Feb. 28. Raccoon gun and trapping for state residents opens through Feb. 15. Red and gray fox hunting and trapping opens through Feb. 15. Period 1 hunting and trapping season opens for bobcat north of Hwy. 64 through Dec. 25.
OCT. 28: Muskrat season statewide opens through March 4. Mink season in the north, south and Winnebago zones opens through March 5.
OCT. 31: Lake trout season closes on waters of Green Bay and Lake Michigan and their tributaries. Deadline to purchase Lake Winnebago system sturgeon spearing licenses.

NOV. 1: Wild ginseng season closes.
NOV. 3: Beaver trapping season opens in the northwest zone (A), northeast zone (B) through April 30 and in the southern zone (C) through March 31; Otter trapping season opens in all zones and runs through April 30 in the North zone and through March 31 in the Central zone and South zone.
NOV. 5: Woodcock season closes.
NOV. 15: Trout and salmon fishing closes on downstream section of Lake Superior tributaries that remained open after Sept. 30. (see current trout fishing regulations for stream sections); Fall crow season closes.
NOV. 16: Fall turkey hunting season closes in zones 6 & 7.
NOV. 17: Regular gun deer season open through Nov. 26.
NOV. 25: Regular gun deer season closes.
NOV. 27: Duck season closes in the north zone.
NOV. 26: Muzzleloader deer season opens, through Dec. 5.
NOV. 29: Mourning dove season closes.
NOV. 30: Muskellunge season closes; Turtle season closes.