• Carolina Hunting

    Snow geese require special shot choices, sizes and shotgun chokes

    Snow geese travel thousands of miles to reach their southern wintering grounds. After hunters study the flocks and finally get a group to creep into shotgun range, the hard part is over, and hunters need to use their equipment to bring them to the dirt.

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Light goose conservation order opens the floodgates for North Carolina hunters

    Nearly 10 years ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued the “light goose conservation order” that resonated throughout every waterfowl community across the country. The USFWS pulled out all of the stops to encourage hunters to combat the exploding snow goose explosion.  

    February 15 at 7:00am

    S.C. deer antler scoring sessions held statewide throughout March

    Antlers will abound throughout the Palmetto State as the search for new state record deer antlers gets underway during the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources' (SCDNR) annual series of measuring sessions.

    A major part of the antler measuring process takes place during the Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic, located at the State Fairgrounds March 24-26.

    February 14 at 10:58pm

    Learn to trap coyotes March 30, 31

    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), in conjunction with the South Carolina Trappers Association, will host a Coyote Trapping and Management Workshop at the Webb Wildlife Center, located in Hampton County, on March 30-31, 2017.

    February 14 at 10:26pm

    SCDNR reminds turkey hunters to get their tags

    It’s time to get turkey tags! In order to legally hunt turkeys, all hunters, including hunters under the age of 16, must possess a set of turkey tags.

    February 14 at 9:23pm

    New shotgun sports facility opens in South Carolina

    The shout of “pull” followed by an orange disc sailing against the backdrop of pine trees and blue sky, the report of a shotgun, and the orange disc turning to dust filled the air in Eastover, S.C. last Tuesday on the grounds of a once-proud sporting clays club. That club has been replaced, renovated, and is better than ever. 

    February 13 at 3:29pm

    Bald eagle shot and killed; NCWRC asking for public's help

    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the person(s) responsible for the shooting death of a bald eagle on Feb. 6 in Chatham County.

    February 09 at 8:07am

    What type of gun do you hunt hogs with?

    What type of gun do you use when hunting wild hogs? Most hunters would agree that there really is no wrong answer to this question, and plenty probably kill hogs with a number of different guns, although some deer hunters like to stick with their deer rifles just to stay in tune with it year-round.

    February 07 at 3:35pm

    Where did all these coyotes come from?

    We’ve all heard the story about how the SCDNR or the NCWRC brought coyotes into the Carolinas to keep the deer population in check. Some of us even have a friend who swears he killed a coyote with an ear tattoo from one of those agencies back in the early days (no photo though). 

    February 07 at 1:40pm

    Coyote hunting competition Feb. 17 - 19 in Granville County, N.C.

    Coyotes kill deer fawns. Study after study has proven this fact, but they also kill turkeys. This has prompted the Granville County Gobblers NWTF Chapter to make a statement. “Save a turkey; shoot a coyote.”

    February 06 at 10:06pm