• Hunting

    Marc Cavanaugh had two bucks on his hit list for this past deer season, and he got them both, including this one on Dec. 10.

    Trophy buck completes Granville County hunter's best season ever

    139 6/8-inch buck was on hunter's hit list since May
    January 08 at 9:54pm
    Take a handful of soil samples from each of your food plots for examination by county agriculture extension agents to get a grip on fertilizer requirements for future plantings.

    Maintain green fields for deer

    Winter food source needed; sheds are bonus
    January 05 at 9:00am
    Jacob Miles hunted this buck hard all season, and finally killed it on a cold December morning.

    Iredell County hunter kills trophy buck on chilly morning

    Buck tricked the hunter one too many times
    January 05 at 2:01am
    The 704 Outdoors crew is holding the 5th Annual Carolina Coyote Classic in February 2018, and the tournament is open to hunters in both Carolinas.

    Win money and prizes in fifth annual Carolina Coyote Classic

    Coyote tournament open to hunters in both Carolinas
    January 04 at 10:08pm
    Michael Edmonds killed this doe four years after losing his sight and feeling like his hunting career was over.

    Blind hunter kills deer with help of technology, good friend

    Hunter lost his sight four years ago
    January 04 at 4:05am
    Bryan Crocker downed this big trophy after a six-year pursuit in Greenville County, South Carolina on Dec. 29

    Six year quest ends with trophy buck for Upstate, SC hunter

    Hunter thought he blew his chance for second straight year
    January 03 at 5:15am
    Mix up your decoy spread between fake birds on the ground and in trees or other places off the ground.

    Something to crow about

    Crow hunting is a great way to wing-shoot if you’re tired of ducks and doves. Here’s a primer for hunting these big, black birds.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    The ends of jetties are one of the best places to hunt sea ducks.

    See about sea ducks - Waters off Georgetown, S.C., fill up with sea ducks in January

    Don’t miss a chance to add to your waterfowling experience. Head off the beach for a limit of unpressured sea ducks.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    Scaup, aka bluebills, are among the most-common ducks taken off North Carolina’s coastal sounds.

    Late is great - North Carolina’s big-water ducks

    Duck season may be on the wane, but January brings North Carolina hunters some of the best big-water action of the season.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    John Alden’s special .243, made for long-range varmint hunting, is mated with a powerful, night-vision scope.

    Stem the furry flood - Watch the wind, change calls and carry the right equipment when targeting coyotes

    North Carolina hunters are trying to hold back the tied of a burgeoning coyote population.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    One-Tie Reusable tie straps

    One-Tie Reusable tie straps

    January 01 at 7:00am
    Crosspoint Waterproof Crew Socks

    Crosspoint Waterproof Crew Socks

    January 01 at 7:00am
    Migratory bird hunting on Sundays is currently illegal in North Carolina, but that may change soon.

    What are your thoughts on Sunday hunting for migratory birds?

    The NCWRC would like your thoughts on the subject
    December 29, 2017 at 2:21pm
    Gary Gusler thinned out his hog herd, creating a haven for this non-typical buck that he killed on Nov. 22.

    Burlington hunter kills huge 14-point buck after thinning out his hog problem

    Non-typical deer had huge trail through cutover
    December 29, 2017 at 12:01pm
    This big black bear was 15 feet away when Michael Taylor of Raleigh first saw it in an Edgecombe County, NC swamp thicket.

    640-pound bear killed in Edgecombe County, N.C.

    Raleigh hunter shot bear from 15 feet away
    December 29, 2017 at 3:01am
    Jan. 6 is South Carolina's youth deer hunting day, and tags marked to expire on Jan. 1 will be good for these hunts.

    Youth deer hunting day is Jan. 6

    Tags that expire on Jan. 1 will be good on Jan. 6
    December 28, 2017 at 5:53pm