• Hunting

    North Carolina will open alligator season in three areas of Hyde County this fall.

    North Carolina will hold alligator season this fall

    Season will last one month
    July 16 at 3:31pm
    The public's participation in the Summer Turkey Survey helps the SCDNR with estimates on turkey reproduction and recruitment.

    SCDNR asking for volunteers to participate in Summer Turkey Survey

    Survey helps estimate turkey reproduction and recruitment
    July 04 at 11:24am
    With the public's help on reporting their wild turkey observations, the NCWRC is better equipped to manage the state's wild turkey population.

    NCWRC requesting help with reporting wild turkey observations

    Information helps NCWRS manage turkey populations
    July 04 at 10:31am
    Natalie Bell finished first in the 2018 NASP tournament, and first in the 2018 Centershot Ministries tournament.

    Hickory 4th-grader wins NASP National Championship

    She also won Centershot Ministries National Tournament
    June 25 at 10:45am
    A Manns Harbor man was fined, sentenced to jail, and lost his hunting privileges for two years after pleading guilty to eight misdemeanors related to two incidents in Dec. 2017.

    Dare County man sentenced, fined in two waterfowl hunting incidents in December 2017

    Umphlett gets seven days in jail, $2,530 in fines for variety of misdemeanor charges
    June 14 at 2:37pm
    The coyote that attacked a Georgia hiker last month tested positive for rabies.

    Rabid coyote attacks Georgia hiker

    Hiker has undergone series of rabies vaccinations
    June 13 at 11:19am
    South Carolina's 2017 deer harvest increased over the previous year.

    South Carolina's 2017 deer harvest shows increase over previous year

    Doe harvest saw a bigger increase than antlered deer
    June 12 at 3:30pm
    June 15 is the deadline to apply for an alligator hunting tag for South Carolina's 2018 season.

    Time running out on SC's 2018 public alligator hunting lottery

    Apply by June 15 for your chance to bag a Carolina lizard
    June 04 at 11:25pm
    One of the proposed rules changes seeks to clarify some deer hunting regulations.

    NCWRC opens public comment period on proposed rules changes

    Comment period opened through June 29
    May 29 at 10:46pm
    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
    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