• North Carolina Hunting

    NWTF mentoring programs offer hunters a chance to give back

    Marshall French enjoys passing on the hunting tradition to his kids, and to many others. The NWTF's mentoring programs allow experienced hunters to show new hunters –(children and adults) –the knowledge and skills to carry on the sport.

    Last-second deer leases can be godsends

    Bagging a trophy buck in the thick, Carolina woodlands is similar to getting accepted at Harvard Business School. The probabilities are low, for sure. Big bucks don’t come easy anywhere, but a few dedicated hunters in the Carolinas take their share of truly remarkable deer every year.

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    Going public - North Carolina and South Carolina offer deer hunters millions of acres of public land

    Private land available for hunting is becoming more limited, with land conversion to suburban development growing fast.  And the price for hunting leases and recreational real estate continues to skyrocket, further handicapping an average hunter’s opportunity to harvest a deer. However, public-land hunting opportunities are steadily growing and hunters may want to consider going public this hunting season. 

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    With a large field-of-view, Nikon’s legendary optical system and turn-and-slide rubber eyecups with multi-click adjustments, Nikon’s PROSTAFF 3S binoculars are ideal for hunting, hiking or other outdoor pursuits. The PROSTAFF 3S binoculars have 42mm objective lenses, yet the body is noticeably lightweight and compact to assure easy portability. Other features include prisms with high-reflective silver-alloy mirror coatings and multilayer-coated lenses that provide bright and clear viewing.

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    Antler Boost Shooting Houses

    The Monster Blind 5 x 5 Shooting House comes fully loaded with glass windows, gun rests, carpet, sun visors, an anchor kit and lockable doors. The blinds come in a solid olive green color and are available in platform heights from the ground blind up to 16 feet high. Constructed with insulated galvanized steel, all of the stands include a staircase and balcony with rail except for the Ground platform. An optional bow/rifle combination stand is also available in Ground, 6 Foot, and 12 Foot platform heights.

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    NCWRC offering 7 free deer hunting seminars

    Space remains in seven deer hunting seminars, as well as two deer processing seminars, being offered by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and conservation partners across the state this fall.

    All seminars are free. Pre-registration is required and participants must register online.

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    NWTF mentoring programs offer hunters a chance to give back

    The NWTF is looking for avid hunters who want to share their knowledge and love of the outdoors with beginning hunters.

    Sharing the hunting tradition with someone is an extremely rewarding experience. Mentoring provides an opportunity to give back to the outdoors and conserve our hunting heritage for future generations.

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    Dove limit now 12 birds per day in South Carolina

    The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Board has approved all migratory bird hunting seasons for 2016-2017. The seasons, daily bag limits, and methods of harvest have been published in the federal register by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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    Youth dove hunt being hosted in Abbeville County Sept 3

    A youth dove hunt, sponsored by S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) and U.S. Forest Service, is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 3 at the U.S. Forest Service Power of Partnerships Dove Field in Abbeville County.

    August 29 at 10:08am

    Indian Creek Range closed indefinitely by USFS

    Indian Creek Range, which is operated by the U.S. Forest Service and is a part of the Sumter National Forest, is closed due to unauthorized targets being brought in, shot up, and left behind by range-users.

    August 26 at 2:00pm

    New study helps understand variety of doe deer movements

    A recently completed cooperative study between SCDNR, Auburn University, and Brosnan Forest is expected to help researchers and hunters better understand doe deer movements, behavior, and response to hunting pressure during the breeding season. 

    August 25 at 7:59am