• Hunting

    Matt New killed this big bird on opening day of North Carolina's 2018 youth season. It's the second consecutive year that he's killed a gobbler with his bow during youth season.

    Youth hunter bags 23-pound gobbler in Northampton County, N.C.

    Rainy weather did not thwart hunt
    April 15 at 9:28pm

    Measurements count

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Turkeys don’t disappear on bad-weather days; knowing how they react to wind and rain can put you a leg up on tagging a gobbler.

    Tricks for bad-weather birds

    April 15 at 7:00am
    If you’re hunting a new area this spring, having a good game plan is a key to getting a twist on turkeys.

    When a door opens....

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Hands of a Sportsman is a NC-based non-profit that takes disabled hunters on adventures that put smiles on their faces and game on the ground.

    Hands of a Sportsman offers outdoor adventures for disabled sportsmen

    Organization puts smiles on hunter's faces
    April 11 at 11:24am
    Pre-emergent herbicides are keys to producing the best warm-season food plots possible.

    Don’t give weeds any head start

    Pre-emergent herbicides are a must for spring planting
    April 05 at 9:00am
    Jason Snead of Manteo completed a rare double March 25 in South Carolina, dropping two gobblers with one shot, including a rare erythristic (cinnamon) bird (right).

    NC hunter drops two gobblers with one shot in Upstate SC

    One bird was rare, cinnamon-colored specimen
    April 02 at 1:28pm
    N°12 Explore Survival Knife

    N°12 Explore Survival Knife

    April 01 at 7:00am
    Big Lake’s Breaker Box

    Big Lake’s Breaker Box

    April 01 at 7:00am
    Seth Pittington, a 14-year-old hunter from Patrick, S.C., killed these two birds with one shot on March 17 in Darlington County.

    Youth hunter kills two turkeys with one shot

    Hunter killed the gobblers in Darlington County
    March 26 at 8:45pm
    With deer season in the rear-view mirror, take time to scout your woods for sign you might have missed last season.

    No time better than now to prepare

    Postseason is time to change gear and/or form, review success or failure, work on land
    March 22 at 9:00am
    Shane Poore killed this Avery County buck during last year's muzzleloader season. The NCWRC recently released the 2017-18 deer season's harvest numbers broken down by county and type of weapon used.

    Breakdown of North Carolina's 2017-18 deer harvest

    Numbers for each county released by NCWRC
    March 21 at 12:41pm
    Melanie Eaton killed her first buck with a bow last fall, this 6-pointer from Forsyth County, which ranked second among North Carolina counties in antlered bucks killed per square mile.

    North Carolna’s deer harvest up 8 percent in 2017-18 over previous season

    Top 10 North Carolina deer counties ranked
    March 19 at 2:36pm

    Know how your shotgun shoots

    March 15 at 8:00am