Furbearers Season in Wisconsin

Bobcat Season

  • North and South Zones (Period-1):

    • Hunting Start Date: October 14, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: December 25, 2023
  • North and South Zones (Period-2):

    • Hunting Start Date: December 26, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: January 31, 2024

Coyote Season

  • Hunting:

    • Year-round hunting is permitted.
  • Trapping:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 14, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: February 15, 2024

Fox (Red & Gray) Season

  • Hunting:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 14, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: February 15, 2024
  • Trapping:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 14, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: February 15, 2024

Beaver Season

  • Zone A (Northwest):

    • Hunting Start Date: November 4, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: April 30, 2024
  • Zone B (Northeast):

    • Hunting Start Date: November 4, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: April 30, 2024
  • Zone C (South):

    • Hunting Start Date: November 4, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: March 31, 2024
  • Zone D (Mississippi River):

    • Hunting Start Date: One day after the end of duck season
    • Hunting End Date: March 15, 2024

Mink Season

  • Northern Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 21, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: April 15, 2024
  • Central Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 28, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: March 27, 2024
  • Southern Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: November 4, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: March 15, 2024
  • Mississippi River Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: November 13, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: March 10, 2024

Muskrat Season

  • Northern Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 21, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: April 15, 2024
  • Central Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 28, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: March 27, 2024
  • Southern Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: November 4, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: March 15, 2024
  • Mississippi River Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: November 13, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: March 10, 2024

Fisher Season

  • North & South Zones:
    • Hunting Start Date: October 14, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: January 7, 2024

Otter Season

  • North Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: November 4, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: April 30, 2024
  • South Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: November 4, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: March 31, 2024

Raccoon Season

  • Resident:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 14, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: February 15, 2024
  • Non-resident:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 28, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: February 15, 2024

Skunk, Opossum, Weasel, Snowshoe Hare, Porcupine, and Woodchucks

  • These species may be hunted with a valid license, and there are no season limitations, bag limits, size limits, or possession limits. However, responsible and sustainable practices should be followed to protect the environment and ensure the availability of resources in the future.

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