La Crosse Area
Hunters looking for some late-season opportunities can consider
setting their sights on squirrels. These abundant mammals are found
statewide and offer plenty of challenges. Squirrels remain active
throughout winter but will hole up for several days during the
nastiest winter weather. With a daily bag limit of five and an open
season that runs through Jan. 31, there are numerous opportunities
for late-season hunters. Many tundra swans were still present on
the Mississippi River at the end of the gun deer season, although
that could change any day. Ducks, geese, and eagles also are
present in good numbers. Sportsmen are starting to show some
interest in ice fishing now that the deer seasons are mostly
Schafer’s Boats, (608) 781-3100.
Bob’s Bait & Tackle, (608) 782-5552.