Outdoors calendar


DEC. 16: Canada goose seasons close in North Exterior Zone.
Horicon zone Canada goose hunting periods 2 closes.
DEC. 21: Canada goose seasons close in South Exterior Zone.
DEC. 24-JAN. 1: Antlerless only Holiday 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: Pheasant season closes; Fall turkey season extension in zones 1-5 closes; Hungarian partridge season closes; Fisher trapping season closes; Frog season closes.

JAN. 4: Mississippi River zone goose season closes.
JAN. 6: 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.
JAN. 7: Late archery deer season closes.
JAN. 31: Squirrel season closes; Ruffed grouse seasons closes in zone A (northern zone); Bobcat hunting and trapping season Period 2 closes.