Outdoors calendar

IN WISCONSIN

APRIL 18-24: Spring turkey hunting period A.
APRIL 25-MAY 1: Spring turkey hunting period B.

APRIL 28: Wisconsin Hunter Education Instructor Association Annual Conference at Holiday Inn in Fond du Lac, WI; Contact www.WHEIA.com, or “Like” WHEIA on Facebook.
APRIL 30: Yellow perch season closes on Lake Michigan and tributaries; Otter trapping season closes in North zone.
MAY 2-8: Spring turkey hunting period C.
MAY 4: Early catch and release trout season closes.
MAY 5: General inland waters game fish opener (trout, walleye, northern pike, bass in the southern zone). Check current Wisconsin Hook and Line Fishing Regulations pamphlet for exceptions regarding specific game species and waters; Catch and release only bass season opens through June 15 in the northern zone; Muskellunge season in waters south of State Highway 10 opens; Frog season opens; From Sept. 15 through the first Saturday in May, hook and line fishing is prohibited from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise in all Lake Michigan tributaries except the Oconto River and its tributaries and the downstream portion of the Peshtigo River; Yellow perch season opens on Green Bay, the Fox River and other Green Bay tributaries;  Yellow perch season on Lake Michigan opens June 16.
MAY 9-15: Spring turkey hunting period D.
MAY 16-22: Spring turkey hunting period E.
MAY 23-29: Spring turkey hunting period F.
MAY 26: Muskellunge season opens north of State Highway 10.