LA CROSSE, Wis. -

The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help looking for Dave Schroeder, 45, of Onalaska who was last seen on September 22, 2012.

The department is reminding hunters to be extra vigilant during the upcoming gun deer hunt season by checking for any unusual items they see in the woods.

Authorities say it appears Schroeder walked away from his home on at N6262 Fox Street in Onalaska on September 22. He is 6'5" tall, weighs 300 pounds, has brown eyes and black, graying hair. He was last seen wearing a bright blue "Journey Lutheran" t-shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.

When Schroeder disappeared, authorities said he didn't have diabetes medicine and may have be in need of treatment.

Anyone with information surrounding Schroeder’s disappearance is asked to call the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department at (608) 785-5942.