• Carolina Hunting

    Flag ’em down

    When ducks won’t come into shotgun range, a good guide will do just about anything for his decoy spread to be seen — including waving his arms in the air. 

    Well, not exactly. 

    January 15 at 7:00am

    Night-hunting for coyotes legal in all but five counties

    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission decided on Aug. 1, 2011, to adopt temporary rules to allow 24-hour hunting of coyotes on private lands and daytime hunting on game lands, but two years passed before the rule was made permanent. 

    January 15 at 7:00am

    Does hunting reduce coyote populations?

    Differences of opinion exist as to the overall effect of hunting efforts, especially big, organized hunts, on coyote populations.

    January 15 at 7:00am

    Gastonia hunter scouts trophy buck all season, kills it on last day

    Dillon Vaughn of Gastonia, N.C. had an early encounter with a big Gaston County 9-point buck that was just out of bow range. For the rest of the 2017 season, he scouted for this deer, and finally killed it on the last day of the season. The buck carried a 21-inch spread.

    January 12 at 5:15am

    Hunter takes rare Caswell County bear

    David Barker of Semora, N.C. had seen one black bear over the past three years while deer hunting in Caswell County, and it was only a trail-camera photo.

    January 11 at 6:01am

    Free youth duck hunting clinic in Laurens Monday, Jan. 15

    The SCDNR is dedicated to getting kids involved in the outdoors, and their Take One Make One (TOMO) program spends a lot of time, energy, and resources to make sure we pass those outdoor traditions on to the next generation.

    January 10 at 2:49pm

    Youth quail hunting clinic this Saturday

    You hear it all the time whenever the subject of quail hunting comes up anywhere in South Carolina….”quail hunting is a lost art,” and while it’s not at all what it once was, is it really lost? And if it is, what are the folks making that statement doing to change that?

    January 09 at 1:49am

    What are your thoughts on coyote management in North Carolina?

    What do you think of regulations regarding hunting and trapping coyotes in North Carolina? One thing is certain –– coyotes are well-established throughout the state, and evidence exists that they are harmful to deer hunting and other wild game hunting to some extent. 

    January 09 at 1:08am

    Trophy buck completes Granville County hunter's best season ever

    When Marc Cavanaugh of Granville County, N.C. was getting ready for the 2017 deer hunting season, he placed two trophy bucks on his target list. And what a season he had, killing both of his intended goals, making it his best season ever.

    January 08 at 9:54pm

    Maintain green fields for deer

    For the past four months, hunters have taken thousands of photos and sat for hundreds of hours in deer stands in hopes of taking after a trophy deer to peg on the wall. 

    January 05 at 9:00am