• Turkey Hunting

    Sandy Brady holds the sling bow in his left hand he used to down the N.C.- and USA-record eastern wild turkey he bagged May 6 in Rockingham County.

    Record ‘sling-bow’ gobbler downed in Rockingham County

    Bird is N.C. and world-record for gobblers taken with sling bow
    May 13, 2016 at 2:10pm
    Controlled burns by the U.S. Forestry Service during the 2016 turkey season has turkey hunters upset.

    SC turkey hunters dismayed by USFS burning during season

    Agency says controlled burns not detrimental to wild turkeys
    May 12, 2016 at 2:38pm
    Austin Thompson killed this triple-bearded gobbler during the youth season.

    Youth hunter bags triple-bearded gobbler in Halifax County

    Brother killed a jake on same day
    May 09, 2016 at 11:40pm
    This trophy gobbler beat Brant Grady on April 16, but Grady got the last laugh on the following Monday.

    Durham hunter bags trophy gobbler

    Gobbler got the best of him on a Saturday; hunter succeeded following Monday
    May 09, 2016 at 1:54pm
    Tammy Tucker, from Kannapolis, killed this double-bearded gobbler on April 23 in Cabarrus County.

    North Carolina woman bags state-record archery gobbler

    Huntress also holds a deer hunting state record
    May 08, 2016 at 8:18pm
    Youth hunter Patrick Lanford of Pawleys Island killed his first – and second – turkey during an SCDNR Take One Make One youth hunt on April 23.

    One shot, two turkeys for Pawleys Island youth hunter

    Youth hunter kills two turkeys during SCDNR Take One Make One hunt
    May 05, 2016 at 10:11pm
    John Money of Trap Hill killed this bearded hen, which is the new state record, on April 30.

    Surry County hunter kills new record bearded hen

    Beats previous record which was set three days earlier
    May 05, 2016 at 11:13am
    Teaghann Hensley was hunting with her dad on youth weekend when she killed her first turkey. The gobbler had a 10-inch beard and 1-inch spurs.

    Burke County 6-year-old kills first turkey

    Gobbler had 10-inch beard
    May 04, 2016 at 2:51pm
    Bag those late season gobblers with these tips from the editor of South Carolina Sportsman Magazine.

    Welcome to May, turkey hunters

    Bag that late season gobbler with these tips
    May 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Hunt deeper  in swamps and big woods late in the season for a better chance at a big gobbler.

    Late is great - Late-season tips for tough South Carolina gobblers

    With turkey season extending into May for the first time, South Carolina hunters need to know exactly how to deal with pressured, late-season gobblers.
    May 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    The author killed this fine tom turkey last May by setting up late one morning and using a gobbler decoy.

    Late and great - Late-season North Carolina turkeys require different tactics for hunting success

    One North Carolina guide bags plenty of late-season gobblers by doing this a little different.
    May 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Ashley Maiolo is a self-taught hunter, and killed this 22-pound gobbler after scouting it for a few days.

    Franklinton hunter kills her first turkey

    Bird weighed 22 pounds, sported 10-inch beard
    April 30, 2016 at 12:44am
    13-year-old Emma Alexander killed her first turkey during youth season. The gobbler had a 10-inch beard and 1 1/4-inch spurs.

    Morrisville 13-year-old huntress kills first turkey

    Snake almost spoiled the hunt
    April 27, 2016 at 9:05pm
    Josh Pruitt of Reidsville killed the NWTF's highest-scoring bearded hen in North Carolina on April 27.

    Reidsville hunter kills NWTF record-breaking bearded hen

    Highest-scoring bearded in in N.C. history
    April 27, 2016 at 8:19pm
    Sam and Carrie Thompson of Watauga County doubled up on longbeards on their April 16th hunt.

    Boone husband and wife double on turkey hunt

    Hers weighed 21 pounds, his weighed 19.5
    April 26, 2016 at 11:19pm
    Jason Pickard killed this rare silver-phase turkey in Stokes County after chasing the bird for a year.

    Greensboro hunter kills silver-phase gobbler

    Harvest of the 22-pound bird ends year-long quest
    April 26, 2016 at 2:49pm