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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. 12 – Nature Tracker – What Animals Leave Behind program at Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Head out and look for tracks, droppings, homes and feeding signs left by the park’s wild animals. Meet at the North Shore Visitor Center. For information contact Sue Johansen at Susan.JohansenMayoleth@wisconsin.gov or 608-8301 ext. 140.

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. 18 – Winter crow season opens, through March 20.

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.

Jan. 19 – Family Snow Day at Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo, from 1 to 4 p.m. Bring your kids and participate in winter activities. Meet at the Rock Elm Shelter on the park’s north shore. For information contact Sue Johansen at Susan.JohansenMayoleth@wisconsin.gov or 608-8301 ext. 140.

Jan. 19 – Learn to Ice Fish program at Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo, from 1 to 4 p.m. Volunteers will help you go on the ice and catch a fish. All equipment and bait is provided. All kids must be accompanied by an adult. It is a free fishing weekend, so no fishing license is required. Meet at the Rock Elm Shelter on the park’s north shore. For information contact Sue Johansen at Susan.JohansenMayoleth@wisconsin.gov or 608-8301 ext. 140.

Jan. 19 – 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.

Jan. 20 – Delton Sportsmen’s Club Mirror Lake Fisheree, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mirror Lake State Park. Hourly and big-fish-of-the-day prizes. Raffle tickets required to register a fish. Tickets are $5 each, three for $10, or seven for $20. Raffle grand prize is $1,000 drawn at 3 p.m. No state park sticker required the day of the fisheree. It is also a free-fishing weekend, so no fishing license is required. For information contact Charles at 608-393-5300 or deltonsc@gmail.com.

Jan. 25 – Roxbury Valley Trap Club Annual Smelt Feed. Serving starts at 5:30 p.m. The club is located on Highway Y, between Highway 12 and Roxbury. For information call 608-643-4733.

Jan. 26 – Cottonwood Club Ice Fisheree on Crystal, Fish and Mud Lakes. Registration is from 6 to 9 a.m. at Schoepp’s Cottonwood Resort, located at N586 Schoepp Road in Sauk City. Entry is $10 per person. Event includes raffles, food and door prizes. Proceeds to local charities. For information call Ron at 608-643-8433 or Schoepp’s Resort at 608-643-4200.

Jan. 26 – Winter Photo Hike at Devil’s Lake State Park in Baraboo, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. This will be an informational hike or snowshoe with opportunities to get out and take pictures of Devil’s Lake in winter. The hike will begin at Steinke Basin, heading up the rescue road to the top of the east bluff. Bring a flashlight or headlamp. Bring your camera. Meet at the Steinke Basin Parking Lot. For information contact Sue Johansen at Susan.JohansenMayoleth@wisconsin.gov or 608-8301 ext. 140.

Jan. 31 – Squirrel season closes. … Bobcat hunting and trapping season Period 2 closes.

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

Feb. 9 – Lake Winnebago Sturgeon Spearing Season opens. Season runs for 16 days or until the harvest level is reached. Season hours are 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. The season will close after one day if one of the harvest caps is reached. Sturgeon must be registered by 2 p.m. the day they are harvested. There are separate, annual spearing seasons for Lake Winnebago and for the system’s upriver lakes of Butte des Mort, Winneconne and Poygan. Spearers who wanted to participate in the Upriver Lakes season had to submit an application by Aug. 1. Licenses for the upcoming season must have been purchased by Oct. 31 of the previous year.

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. 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 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.

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