• Carolina Hunting

    McLeansville hunter’s pick-up rack will be among biggest scored at Dixie Deer Classic

    When thousands of deer hunters from across North Carolina descend on the state fairgrounds in Raleigh the first weekend in March, many will be carrying their trophy deer for official scoring at the Dixie Deer Classic. One who will be bringing in what will certainly be among the biggest of the big won’t be puffing out his chest quite as much as the others, but he’ll be proud anyway.

    February 19 at 5:14pm

    Plane hits deer during takeoff in Charlotte, N.C.

    A plane carrying 44 passengers struck a deer during takeoff Wednesday morning at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, according to media reports.

    February 16 at 4:50pm

    Tennessee whitetail is new Boone and Crockett world record

    A Tennessee hunter’s 47-point whitetail buck has officially been accepted as the new hunter-taken, non-typical world record by the Boone and Crockett Club after being scored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s B&C scorers.

    February 16 at 9:17am

    February is prime time to amp up feral hog control

    Not only is February one of the coldest months, Mother Nature slides a little and provides very little natural forage for wildlife. Deer and other species are forced to eat unsavory foods during the worst possible conditions they’ll experience all year. It’s nature’s way of thinning out the weak and rewarding the strong. 

    February 15 at 7:00am

    Full-camo, layout blinds or all-white are snow goose concealment options

    As soon as duck season ends, a choice few waterfowlers will pack away their duck decoys and layout boats and unload masses of white decoy shells for the snow goose conservation season. 

    February 15 at 7:00am

    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