Nov. 26 – Regular gun deer season closes.

Nov. 27 – Muzzleloader deer season opens, through Dec. 7.

Nov. 29 – Mourning dove season closes.

Nov. 30 – Muskellunge season closes. … Turtle season closes.

Dec. 1 – Lake trout season on Lake Superior opens, through Sept. 30.

Dec. 2 – Full Moon Hike at Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Go on a two-mile guided walk or snowshoe through the park’s wooded trails. Warm up before and after the hike at a camp fire. Meet at the Steinke Basin Parking Lot. For information contact Sue Johansen at or 608-356-8301 ext. 140.

Dec. 3 – Roxbury Valley Trap Club’s Winter League begins. League runs for eight weeks. Shooting begins at 9 a.m. Breakfast available from 8 to 10:30 a.m. The club is located on County Y between Highway 12 and Roxbury. For information call 608-643-4733 on Sundays.

Dec. 3 – Southern zone duck season closes.

Dec. 5 – Mississippi River zone duck season closes.

Dec. 6 – Muzzleloader deer season closes. … Bobwhite quail season closes.

Dec. 8 – Ruffed grouse season closes in the zone B.

Dec. 7-10 – Antlerless-only firearm hunt.

Dec. 9 – Letterboxing Adventure at Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo. Drop in at the park’s Nature Center between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Letterboxing combined elements of hiking and treasure hunting into a family activity. For information contact Sue Johansen at or 608-356-8301 ext. 140.

Dec. 9-10 – Christmas at Marsh Haven & Holiday Nature Craft Show, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marsh Haven Nature Center in Waupun. Event includes sleigh or wagon rides, hiking, snowshoeing, food and beverages, crafts for kids, nature arts and craft vendors for Christmas shopping. For information call 920-324-5818.

Dec. 10 – Spring turkey permit application deadline. … Application deadline for bear hunting kill permit.

Dec. 11 – Marsh Haven Nature Center in Waupun closes for the winter season. Will reopen April 14, 2018.

Dec. 14 – Stories a the Marsh: Tea Time with Friends, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center in Horicon. For information call 920-387-7889.

Dec. 16 – Canada goose seasons close in the North Exterior Zone. … Horicon zone Canada goose hunting periods 2 closes.

Dec. 21 – Canada goose seasons close in the 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. 30 – Winter Star Party at Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Check out the stars with one of the telescopes that will be set up. Warm up and roast marshmallows at the camp fire. The program will happen just behind the Rock Elm Shelter near the North Shore Boat Launch. For information contact Sue Johansen at or 608-356-8301 ext. 140.

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. 20 – Lake Mason Lions Club Fisheree, from daybreak to 3 p.m. at the Wagon Wheel Boat Landing on Highway 23 on Lake Mason. Fish prizes of $25 for each limited species of fish caught. Tickets are $5 and are available at Briggsville businesses and at the shoreline on the day of the event. Raffle drawings will be at the boat landing at 3 p.m. For information contact Randy Sus at or 608-253-6567.

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