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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
For Jacob Miles of Statesville, N.C., a chilly December morning brought him the perfect conditions and the biggest buck of his life, a 159-inch mainframe 9-pointer. For years, Miles has hunted Iredell County always hoping for a big buck to show up on his stand and just after the opening day of the N.C.’s Northwestern Deer Archery Season, the massive buck appeared.