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Everett Reemes of Buncombe County made a 200-yard uphill shot Nov. 22, 2010, to down this 176 6/8-inch trophy 10-point buck. Buncombe County cattle farmer harvests monster mountain buck
Everett Reemes, a 63-year-old semi-retired cattle farmer, owns about 100 head of cows he tends at his Buncombe County farm north of Asheville. He also usually takes time each year to hunt deer with his son, Jimmy, who is a taxidermist.
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Michael Goins with his Jan. 1 16-pointer Surry County hunter ends season with a bang
The 2010 deer season didn’t go to well for Michael Goins, but 2011 sure opened with a bang. A 16-point, 166-inch bang.
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Daniel Lawson and his 2nd shot muzzleloader buck Danbury Gun Shop owner takes 10-point with muzzleloader
Business at Mike’s Gun Shop had been brisk last year, but owner Daniel Lawson had Nov. 6 circled on his store calendar as the opening day of muzzleloader season in Stokes County. Rising early that day, and taking the time to put his wife in a deer stand first, he arrived at his stand and had the feeling of dread that comes with running late.
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Hunter Safety System Ultra Lite X-TREME Hunter Safety System Ultra Lite X-TREME safety harness
In response to high customer demand, Hunter Safety System expanded the Ultra Lite harness line with the introduction of the Ultra Lite X-TREME. The new Ultra Lite X-TREME offers the same popular design as the Ultra Lite with a few added features.
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Dennis McPherson’s 15-point Harnett County trophy could be the highest-scoring non-typical buck killed in North Carolina during 2010. Harnett County yields late-season monster
A motorcyle accident, a big snowstorm and two deer-tracking friends combined to give Dennis McPherson of Harnett County his buck of a lifetime and perhaps the top non-typical whitetail killed in North Carolina during 2010.
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Click on image for a larger view to see Smith in his treestand just before shooting December Trail Cam Contest Winner
Jim Smith of Havelock, N.C. has won the NorthCarolinaSportsman.com Trail Cam contest with his photo titled – Lucky. “Thirty minutes before dark this buck showed up between me and my trail cam, and fifteen minutes later he showed up in the back of my truck,” said Smith.
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A Macon County buck taken on Dec. 8 wins the December Bag-A-Buck Contest December Bag-A-Buck Contest Winner
Tim Jennings of Franklin didn’t have a lot to shoot at when he put his scope on a big buck the afternoon of Dec. 8.
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Johnson is ordering a euro mount of these bucks just as he found them Trophy Bucks Locked-Up in Bertie County
Steve Johnson, 61, a retired detective from the county sheriff’s department, added two racks to his trophy collection the second week of November 2010 in perhaps the most-unusual way of any hunter last season — he was fishing two counties and 80-some miles away when he obtained his prizes.
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Growing up and living in eastern North Carolina has taught Matthew Cagle a thing or two about waterfowl hunting. Public Ducks the Right Way
Growing up in eastern North Carolina can have a profound effect upon a young outdoorsman. The culture and heritage that’s passed along, combined with the ample experience of seeing and experiencing the area’s wildlife help shape and mold lives.
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Found the morning after the hunt, this nice buck had not gone far Eye in the Sky aids registered user ‘Unionville Triggerman’
When recent Appalachian State graduate Brandon Clontz found a big buck in a tiny patch of land between several huge agriculture fields, he knew he was gonna score a buck that others would wish they had seen. A 24-foot tall ladder stand known as the Eye in the Sky, situated on a knoll in Union County, was the perfect place for scratching out an 11-pointer that was aged at just 3.5-years old.
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Capt. Rom Whitaker and his son, Cameron, take a bead on low-flying ducks from their curtain blind on a shallow reef in Pamlico Sound behind Hatteras Island. Curtain duck hunting blinds
Many hunters place curtain blinds in the same category as sink boxes, but that is not accurate.
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With no place to go for solitude, deer will soon vacate your property. Allowing and providing sanctuaries will help keep them close to your property. Provide sanctuaries and minimize intrusion
One of the most-important facets of keeping and growing quality deer on any property is providing areas where deer are safe from harm and human intrusion. Some properties manage this by their proximity to adjacent properties that do not get hunted or are restricted from hunting. Other properties may designate and set aside sanctuary land that is prohibited from hunting.
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