Hunting News and Information

Barnett RAZR

The Barnett RAZR is light weight, smooth and has the stability and balance that shooters want in a crossbow. Features include Crosswire premium crossbow strings, Barnett’s proprietary Carbonlite Riser Technology and a redesigned quiver that offers easy arrow access and protects broadheads from damage when not in use. The RAZR also comes with an extra set of strings and cables, a second set of flight tracks and a skinning knife that is attached to the bottom side of the stock.

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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The Triple Threat

The Triple Threat from Frostie Bottom Treestands is adjustable up to 90 degrees side to side and up to 45 degrees up and down. For added convenience, the footrest folds up for easier access getting in and out of the stand, the shooting rail folds up out of way for bow hunting and the 360 degree swivel seat is height adjustable and can be removed whenever needed. The Triple Threat comes with a full body harness and two ratchet straps.

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Pile Driv’r

Rather than just throwing your feed or minerals on the ground, the Pile Driv’r Auger Feeder System from Wildgame Innovations holds and delivers supplemental feed at certain scheduled times throughout the day. It can hold up to 30 pounds of feed and the digital timer allows for up to six customizable feed times to be set. Constructed of weather resistant material and designed not to clog, the Pile Driv’r is the perfect feeder for growing big bucks.

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Tyrolean Loden Hunting Cap

Gaston J. Glock is offering a Tyrolean Loden Hunting Cap that is naturally breathable and helps to regulate body temperature to keep the wearer warm and sheltered from the cold. This hunting cap also has ear flaps and a foldable signal band (in hunter orange) that protect the hunter’s ears and head while in the woods.

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Halo X-Ray 600 Laser Rangefinder

The new Halo X-Ray 600 Laser Rangefinder has a 6x magnification and a maximum of 600 yards to reflective target. The rangefinder’s scan mode allows for ranging multiple targets with one touch of a button and is ideal for zone ranging an area for minimum/maximum distances or on moving targets. The X-Ray 600 is water-resistant, operates on 1 CR2 Lithium Ion battery and comes with a premium nylon case for carrying and protecting the unit.

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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How to get the ‘wet’ out

For many Americans living in the southeast, the thought of building a modern-day ark was becoming a real possibility this year. The deluge soaked just about every place imaginable, threatening many communities with property damage, swollen rivers and recurrent, widespread flooding on almost a daily basis. 

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Buck Dynasty? Four bucks, including three trophies, in 11 days is North Carolina hunter’s dream

The 2012 deer season didn’t start well for James Diesfeld of Sanford, but when it finally got going, it quickly became one he will never forget.  

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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As peak of North Carolina’s deer rut approaches, aggressive tactics sometimes produce wonderful results

For two months, hunters armed with arrow-slinging devices, blackpowder cannons and assorted other modern weapons have searched forests, fields and riverbottoms in search of a trophy buck. Even though a few bucks may have already begun their annual mating ritual — rubbing trees, pawing the ground and sniffing their future mates’ backsides — the glory days of the deer season in the Tarheel State have arrived. And there is never a more perfect time to pull out the stops and shift to a more active strategy with a grunt call and a pair of antler sheds. 

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Fired up ducks - Three waterfowl impoundments draw ducks, hunters to North Carolina’s Holly Shelter Game Lands

Lodge Road is usually a quiet stretch, cut straight as an arrow through thick, Pender County pocosin habitat. Pickup trucks make the dust rise on the days when Holly Shelter Game Land is open for big- and small-game hunting. On days when waterfowl hunting is allowed, the reach along the northern edge of Lodge Road Impoundment rarely had traffic as heavy.

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Aaron Bates of Wadesboro killed this trophy buck in Anson County in mid-September, hunting out of a ground blind set up for his father.

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November 01, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Inaugural Farmers Manage Deer termed successful

It may seem odd to spot a hunter holding a rifle in the bed of a grain trailer parked behind a tractor in a soybean field. But that’s exactly where Bill Cannon's guide had put him on one of the first Farmers Manage Deer hunts; the guide was the farm's owner, Chandler Worley.

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October 31, 2013 at 6:00 am
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Rockingham County spits out another huge archery buck

You can’t blame Eric League if he’s looking forward to his father, Art League, going deer-hunting in Kansas next season and leaving him home again. The last two times Art has been off chasing Sunflower State deer, Eric has killed Rockingham County bucks that would overshadow most Kansas trophies, including a huge one last week that may rank among the five top archery bucks ever killed in North Carolina.

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October 29, 2013 at 7:00 am
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New adhesive product can provide quick repairs in the field to almost anything

Vettec’s SG-20 is a new product marketed as a quick fix for leaky waders and hip boots, but we discovered rather quickly that it works on more than those two problems – and heavier ones at that.

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October 28, 2013 at 10:42 am
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Varmint hunting (Deep South style)

I don’t know why we were never arrested.

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October 22, 2013 at 9:00 am
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Continuing Ed: a big aid

Beyond the limits and regulations set by the state wildlife agencies, landowners and hunters can go a step further to promote habitat and wildlife management on their own lands. Fortunately, both North and South Carolina have wildlife studies programs at several universities and colleges available for anyone looking to gain knowledge in the wildlife field.

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October 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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Wildlife Habitat Improvement: Eastern North Carolina’s White Oak Ranch

White Oak Ranch is a private hunt club that has operated in North Carolina’s Edgefield and Bertie counties for well over 20 years. The club’s 14 members invest countless hours on their 4,000 acres to produce a mecca for deer, ducks and wild turkey, that incidentally produces annual harvests of wild hogs, black bear and a variety of small game. White Oak attacks every aspect of wildlife management to improve the quality and quantity of its game through habitat management, food plots hunter management and maybe the most important, cooperative landowners and cooperative harvest management.

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October 15, 2013 at 7:00 am
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