Small Mammals Hunting Season in Wisconsin

Cottontail Rabbit Season

  • Northern Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: September 16, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: February 29, 2024
  • Southern Zone:

    • Hunting Start Date: October 14, 2023 (9 am)
    • Hunting End Date: February 29, 2024
  • Milwaukee County:

    • Year-round hunting is allowed.

Squirrels Season

  • Statewide Squirrels (gray and fox):
    • Hunting Start Date: September 16, 2023
    • Hunting End Date: February 29, 2024

Please note that certain protected species, including badgers, jackrabbits, moose, and flying squirrels, are not allowed to be hunted. Be sure to review the small game hunting regulations for a complete list of requirements and guidelines for small mammals hunting in Wisconsin.

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