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Dec. 6-9 – Antlerless-only firearm hunt.

Dec. 6-9 – Horicon National Wildlife Refuge auto tour closed to vehicles for the gun deer season. Visitors are still welcome to use the area for hiking and other permissible activities, but are required to wear blaze orange. For information call 920-387-2658 ext. 124.

Dec. 8-9 – Christmas at Marsh Haven & Holiday Nature Craft Sale, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Marsh Haven Nature Center, located at W10145 State Highway 49 in Waupun. Sleigh rides, food, beverages and crafts for kids. For information call 920-324-5818.

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

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

Dec. 12 – Bobwhite quail season closes.

Dec . 13 – Stories at the Marsh: Coats and Mittens, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center in Horicon. Learn about how to prepare for winter thought stories and activities. For information contact 920-387-7889.

Dec. 16 – Canada goose seasons reopens in the Southern Exterior Zone through Jan. 3.

Dec. 19 – Open indoor archery shooting at the Reedsburg Outdoor Club, from 6 to 10 p.m. for $3 per hour for individuals, or $5 per hour for families. The club is located northwest of Reedsburg at S2064 Luedtke Rd. For information call Mike Schonfeld at 608-524-4124 or 608-616-4783, or call the club on Wednesday evenings at 608-524-6968. You can also check out the club on Facebook, or email the club at reedsoutdoorclub@gmail.com.

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. 26 – Open indoor archery shooting at the Reedsburg Outdoor Club, from 6 to 10 p.m. for $3 per hour for individuals, or $5 per hour for families. The club is located northwest of Reedsburg at S2064 Luedtke Rd. For information call Mike Schonfeld at 608-524-4124 or 608-616-4783, or call the club on Wednesday evenings at 608-524-6968. You can also check out the club on Facebook, or email the club at reedsoutdoorclub@gmail.com.

Dec. 31 – Ruffed grouse seasons closes in zone A (northern zone). NOTE: the season is closing this year on Dec. 31 under and emergency rule and is not reflected in printed regulations. … Frog season closes.

Jan. 2 & 3 – Signup for Reedsburg Outdoor Club’s indoor archery leagues from 5 to 10 p.m., and free shooting at the club, which is located northwest of Reedsburg at S2064 Luedtke Rd. The indoor league will start Wednesday, Jan. 9 and Thursday, Jan. 10, and will last for 11 weeks. A limited number of free bows and arrows are available for beginners to use. For information call Mike Schonfeld at 608-524-4124 or 608-616-4783, or call the club on Wednesday evenings at 608-524-6968. You can also check out the club on Facebook, or email the club at reedsoutdoorclub@gmail.com.

Jan. 5 – Walk it Off with Winter Wildlife, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center in Horicon. Join wildlife educators and shed a few holiday pounds while searching for wildlife around the marsh. Snoeshoes are available. For information contact 920-387-7889.

Jan. 6 – Open shooting for indoor archery and outdoor trap, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Reedsburg Outdoor Club, which is located northwest of Reedsburg at S2064 Luedtke Rd. Open shooting will be held on Sundays and will take place all winter. For information call Mike Schonfeld at 608-524-4124 or 608-616-4783, or call the club on Wednesday evenings at 608-524-6968. You can also check out the club on Facebook, or email the club at reedsoutdoorclub@gmail.com.

Jan. 8 – Back to Basics: Snow Forts youth program, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center in Horicon. Test your fort-building skills and see how warm it stays. For information contact 920-387-7889.

Jan. 10 – Stories at the Marsh: Winter Bugs, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center in Horicon. Learn about insects in the winter through stories, activities and a craft. For information contact 920-387-7889.

Jan. 14 – Baraboo River Chapter of Kids and Mentors Outdoors (KAMO) monthly meeting, starting at 7 p.m. at the Rivers Edge Pub & Grub on Highway A in Wisconsin Dells. All members and anyone interested should attend. For information contact Greg Wagner at 608-477-0641.

Jan. 19 – Lake Mason Lions Club Fisheree on Lake Mason in Briggsville, from daybreak to 3 p.m. at the Wagon Wheel boat landing on Highway 23. Fish prizes are $25 for each limited specie caught on Lake Mason. Tickets are $5, and are available at Briggsville businesses and at the shoreline during the day of the event. Top raffle prize of $500. All drawings will be held at 3 p.m. at the boat landing. For information contact Randy Sus at 608-253-6567 or randysus@gmail.com.

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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