• Carolina Hunting

    Rockingham County hunter takes huge gobbler with sling bow

    Sandy Brady of Reidsville, N.C., has been bitten by an incurable bug over the past couple of years: the sling-bow bug.

    April 29 at 7:34pm

    Bowhunter kills bearded hen in Rockingham County

    For the average turkey hunter, a bearded hen is something you don't see everyday — one with a beard long enough to rival a full-grown gobbler is pretty darn rare. Shoot it with a bow and arrow and you've got a real anomaly. 

    April 26 at 10:49pm

    Rockingham County hunter bags 7-bearded gobbler

    Stanley Farmer of Stoneville, N.C. was expecting to see a gobbler and probably get a shot when he headed to a series of connected food plots on a Rockingham County, N.C. farm shortly after lunch on April 17, but the long-time turkey hunter wasn't prepared for either the show he was treated to, or the trophy turkey with seven beards he bagged around 1:30 p.m.

    April 22 at 12:47pm

    For tradition’s sake, try one

    Modern advancements in technology have made it easier than ever to be a successful archer. Tools such as compound bows with high let- offs, electronic rangefinders, magnified fiber-optic bow sights, fall-away arrow rests and many other advancements have changed our sport forever.  

    April 22 at 9:00am

    South Carolina kindergartener decks two jakes with one shot

    You could excuse Finn Pippin of Cope, S.C., for being a little too excited to shoot the first turkey gobbler that came within shotgun range this season.

    April 18 at 5:34pm

    Alligator hunting application deadline extended to June 1 for N.C.

    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is extending the application period by one month for permitted American alligator hunts for the September 1 to October 1, 2018 season. Cities, towns and villages within the North Carolina Alligator Management Plan’s designated Alligator Management Unit 1 (Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Hyde, Jones, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico and Pender counties) now have until June 1, 2018 to submit an application.

    April 18 at 12:20pm

    Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament State Championship is April 28

    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host the 41st annual Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament state championship on April 28 at the John F. Lentz Hunter Education Complex in Ellerbe in Richmond County.

    April 18 at 11:30am

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

    Youth hunter Matt New killed his first turkey during the 2017 opening day of Youth Season with a bow, and he and his dad set out to make it two years in a row on April 7 of this year during a hunt in Northampton County. The weather forecast for that Saturday called for rain, but after a promising day of scouting on Friday, the two hunters decided to give it a chance anyway. It paid off.

    April 15 at 9:28pm

    Measurements count

    Just like fertilizers and lime treatments, herbicides are necessary tools to make food plots shine and produce bumper results. Yet herbicides must be used at the correct concentration to receive maximum benefits. And too much juice will result in crop stunting and even death.

    April 15 at 7:00am

    Try the “other” three mouth calls

    Mention mouth calls to a turkey hunter, and diaphragm calls will come to most minds. 

    April 15 at 7:00am