Through Dec. 31 – Illegal during this time to shine for wild animals between the hours of 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.
October 26 – 29 – Early antlerless-only gun deer hunt in Zone T
deer units only. All hunters (except waterfowl) required to wear
blaze orange in Zone T deer management units during this period.
Archery season will remain open, but is restricted to the harvest
of antlerless deer.
Oct. 28 – Fox season opens in the southern zone, through Feb.
15; coyote trapping season opens in southern zone (through Feb.
15); mink season opens in central (through Dec. 31) and Winnebago
(through March 15) zones; muskrat season opens in Central (through
Feb. 28) and Winnebago (through March 15) zones.
Oct. 29 – Collins zone Canada goose hunting periods 3
Oct. 30 – Horicon and Collins zone Canada goose hunting periods
4 open. Horicon runs through Dec. 19 and Collins runs through
Nov.17 and then Nov.27-Dec.1.
Nov. 1 – Wild ginseng season closes.
Nov. 4 – Trapping season for beaver in the southern zone opens;
trapping season opens for muskrat (through Feb. 28) and mink
(through Dec. 31) in the southern zone.
Nov. 5 – Fall turkey hunting season closes.
Nov. 6 – Woodcock season closes.
Nov. 10 – Horicon zone Canada goose hunting period 2 closes.
Nov. 12 – Early archery deer season closes (late season runs
Nov. 15 – Jackrabbit season closes.
Nov. 16 – Fall crow season closes
Nov. 17 – Horicon zone Canada goose hunting period 3 closes.
Period 4 Collins zone closes and reopens Nov. 27 and runs through
Nov. 18-26 – Regular gun deer season open.
Nov. 27 – Muzzleloader deer season opens, through Dec. 3.
Nov. 30 – Muskellunge season closes; turtle season closes.
Dec. 1 – Collins zone Canada goose hunting period 4 closes.
Dec. 2- Late archery season opens; runs through Dec. 31.
Dec. 3 – The muzzleloader deer season closes.
Dec. 6 – Bobwhite quail season closes.
Dec. 7 n 10 – Late antlerless-only firearm hunt in Zone T deer
units. Archery season will also remain open in the Zone T units
during these four days but is restricted to the harvest of
Dec. 10 – Spring turkey permit application deadline.
Dec. 19 – Horicon zone Canada goose hunting period 4 closes.
Dec. 24 – Northern and southern zone exterior Canada goose
season closes at sunset. Check current waterfowl regulations for
subzone season dates.
Dec. 31 – Late archery deer season closes. Pheasant season
closes. Ruffed grouse season closes in the Northern Zone. Frog
season closes. Hungarian partridge season closes; bobcat hunting
and trapping season closes; mink trapping season closes in the
northern, central and southern zones; fisher trapping season