• Hunting

    The late Gene Sutherland loved the woods and whitetails in a life that spanned almost 70 years.

    A life well lived: Remembering a hunter and friend

    Hunting mentor’s closing letter hits the things that make us love the woods
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    Tim Goodman killed this deer on an SAP draw hunt in Montgomery County months after learning about the LandTrust for Central North Carolina.

    NC non-profit conserves land for sportsmen and women

    LandTrust for Central North Carolina conserves land for hunters
    May 09 at 11:45pm
    Tim Warren killed this gobbler on a Person County farm on May 2, 2018.

    NC turkey hunter bags 4-bearded Person County trophy

    Gobbler's 1.75-inch spurs rank 2nd all-time for North Carolina
    May 07 at 2:44pm
    The 2018-19 North Carolina migratory bird seasons have been set, including duck hunting's three sections that run Oct. 3-6, Nov. 10-Dec.1, and Dec. 15-Jan 26.

    NC sets migratory bird seasons for 2018-19

    Dove, duck hunters get usual three-part split; dove season is extended
    May 06 at 9:10pm
    Land managers can count on a lush, warm-season food plot to provide plenty of nutrition for wildlife.

    Are warm-season food plots effective?

    You bet! They can do plenty to improve local habitat
    May 05 at 9:00am
    Sailor Reardon killed both of these gobblers with one shot from her crossbow in Horry County on March 24, 2018

    Youth huntress kills two gobblers with one shot from crossbow

    Turkeys had 9, 9 1/2-inch beards
    May 04 at 2:09pm
    Gray Stone Day School's Garnette team won the senior division of the 2018 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament held by the NCWRC on April 28, 2018.

    2018 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament winners announced

    Stanly, Perquimans County schools take top awards
    May 03 at 9:06pm
    Jay Lanigan killed these two birds in Aiken County during the 2018 South Carolina turkey hunting season.

    SCDNR needs help of turkey hunters

    Survey will provide better understanding of hunting experiences
    May 02 at 12:51pm
    It's time to apply for South Carolina's 2018 alligator hunting season.

    2018 South Carolina alligator hunting applications now available

    Deadline to apply is June 15
    May 01 at 10:10pm
    Late-season gobblers are tough, but not impossible, for hunters who know how to target them.

    Late can be great - Late-season turkey hunting tactics

    Don’t give up as spring turkey season winds down; even pressured gobblers will make a fatal mistake down the stretch.
    May 01 at 7:00am
    Jake Muehlbach killed this 20-pound gobbler in Chatham County on April 18 with his bow.

    Chatham County bowhunter drops trophy longbeard

    20-pound bird had 1 1/8-inch spurs
    April 30 at 8:59pm