Feb. 14 – Stories at the Marsh: Footprints in the Snow, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center in Horicon. Learn about animal tracks in the winter and make a track to take home. For information call 920-387-7889.

Feb. 15 – Coyote trapping season closes. … Raccoon trapping and hunting seasons closes. … Red and gray fox gun and trapping seasons close.

Feb. 16 – Oxford Lions Club Fisheree, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Oxford Mill Pond. Event includes hourly prizes for each species of fish, and prizes for largest fish of the day. Raffle begins at 3 p.m. Kids fishing tournament from 1 to 2 p.m.

Feb. 16 – Snowshoeing at the Education Barn from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Mayville. Snowshoes available for loan. For information call 920-387-2658 ext. 124.

Feb. 16 – Eagle Adventure, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center in Horicon. Meet at the Visitor Center and carpool to some areas that have had bald eagles in the past. Bring warm clothes and binoculars. For information call 920-387-7889.

Feb. 16 – Winter Wild Women Workshop from 8 a.m. to noon at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center in Horicon. Registration is required. For information and to register go to www.horiconmarsh.org.

Feb. 21 – Sauk County Pheasants Forever Banquet at the Glacier Canyon Lodge and Conference Center at the Wilderness Resort in Lake Delton. Event begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m. There will be a free youth gun drawing for those age 17 and under. Raffle tickets available to purchase the night of the event. For information or to purchase banquet tickets contact Becky Benson at 608-963-3341 or saukcopheasantsforever97@gmail.com.

Feb. 24 – Lake Winnebago Sturgeon Spearing Season closes unless season closes early due to harvest caps being reached.

Feb. 28 – Cottontail rabbit season closes in northern and southern zones.

March 1 – Ice fishing shelters must be removed from Wisconsin-Minnesota boundary waters. … Lake trout season opens on Lake Michigan, Green Bay and Lake Michigan tributaries through Oct. 31. … The game fish season closes on tributary streams and ditches of Green Bay and the Fox River up to the first dam or lake (except yellow perch is open until March 15). There is an exception to this closure for portions of 9 major Green Bay Tributaries. Check the current fishing regulations for waters that remain open to fishing.*

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March 3 – The fishing season for all game species closes on inland waters that do not remain open all year. Check the current fishing regulations for waters that remain open to fishing. … Ice fishing shelters must be removed from inland waters south of Highway 64 by the first Sunday following March 1.

March 3 – Reedsburg Outdoor Club indoor archery tournament, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The club is located 2 miles north of Reedsburg on Highway V, then 2 miles west at S2064 Luetke Road. Shooting costs $12 for adults, $10 for ages 12-18 and $8 for ages 11 and younger. Open, hunter, traditional and youth classes. For information call Mike Schonfeld at 608-524-4124 or 608-616-4783, or visit the club on Facebook or go to www.ReedsburgOutdoorClub.com.

March 10 – Mink trapping season closes in the northern, southern and Mississippi zones. … Beaver trapping season closes in the Mississippi River zone.

March 15 – Yellow perch season closes on Green Bay and its tributary streams and the Fox River from the mouth up to the De Pere Dam.

March 16 – North Freedom Rod and Gun Club Merchandise Shoot and Euchre Tournament. Trapshooting and euchre sign-up begins at 10 a.m. Euchre tournament begins at noon. There is a $10 entry fee for the euchre tournament with 100 percent payout. For information go to www.northfreedomgunandbow.com.

March 17 – Ice fishing shelters must be removed from inland lakes north of Highway 64, Lake Michigan, Green Bay, Lake Superior, and Wisconsin-Michigan boundary waters by the first Sunday following March 12.

March 18-22 – Remaining spring turkey permits not issued through the permit drawing will be available for sale beginning at 10 a.m. on a first-come, first served basis through license sales outlets, and DNR service centers. In addition, licenses can be purchased on line through the DNR Web site.

March 20 – Winter crow season closes.

March 30 – Trout season opens on designated sections of some Lake Superior tributaries on the last Saturday in March. See the current Wisconsin Trout Fishing Regulations and Guide for more information. … Hunting, fishing, sports, and conservation patron licenses expire.

March 31 – Otter trapping season closes in central and southern zone.

To submit an item for the Outdoor Calendar, mail it to 1640 LaDawn Drive, Portage, WI, 53901, or email Outdoors Editor Travis Houslet at thouslet@capital newspapers.com


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