Outdoors calendar


DEC. 24-JAN. 1: Antlerless only Holiday Deer Hunt Only in valid farmland units. Please see deer regulations booklet for valid units.
DEC. 25: Bobcat hunting and trapping season closes in Period 1.
DEC. 26: Period 2 hunting and trapping season opens for bobcat north of Hwy. 64 through Jan. 31.
DEC. 31: Ruffed grouse seasons closes in zone A (northern zone). NOTE: the season is closing this year on Dec. 31 under and emergency rule and is not reflected in printed regulations; Frog season closes.

Jan. 3: Mississippi River zone goose season closes.
Jan. 6: Late archery deer season closes; Pheasant season closes; Fall turkey season extension in zones 1-5 closes; Early catch-and-release only trout season opens statewide, with exception of spring ponds and Great Lakes tributaries; artificial bait only, but barbless hooks no longer required: Hungarian partridge season closes; Fisher trapping season closes.
Jan. 18: Winter crow season opens through March 20.
Jan. 31: Squirrel season closes; Bobcat hunting and trapping season Period 2 closes.