• Hunting

    Sandy Brady poses with the gobbler he killed with a sling bow on April 25, 2018 in Rockingham County.

    Rockingham County hunter takes huge gobbler with sling bow

    Gobbler weighed over 23 pounds
    April 29 at 7:34pm
    Rusty Moore killed this bearded hen with a bow and arrow on April 16 in Rockingham County.

    Bowhunter kills bearded hen in Rockingham County

    Beard was over 9 inches long
    April 26 at 10:49pm
    Stanley Farmer has killed his share of gobblers over the years, but this one was really special, and not just because of the seven beards.

    Rockingham County hunter bags 7-bearded gobbler

    Longest beard was 10 1/4-inches in length
    April 22 at 12:47pm
    Modern carbon arrows that look like wooden ones and are fletched with feathers are a major improvement over wooden alternatives.

    For tradition’s sake, try one

    Recurves or long bows carry archers back to a time before technology
    April 22 at 9:00am
    Johnny Pippin (right) called these two jakes into range for his son Finn, who killed the two birds with a single shot.

    South Carolina kindergartener decks two jakes with one shot

    5-year-old's dad scouted, called turkeys in range
    April 18 at 5:34pm
    The NCWRC has extended the application period for alligator hunts to June 1 for the 2018 season.

    Alligator hunting application deadline extended to June 1 for N.C.

    10 counties are eligible for 2018 hunting season
    April 18 at 12:20pm
    The 41st annual Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament state championship will be held April 28, 2018 by the NCWRC.

    Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament State Championship is April 28

    This will mark NCWRC's 41st annual event
    April 18 at 11:30am
    Matt New killed this big bird on opening day of North Carolina's 2018 youth season. It's the second consecutive year that he's killed a gobbler with his bow during youth season.

    Youth hunter bags 23-pound gobbler in Northampton County, N.C.

    Rainy weather did not thwart hunt
    April 15 at 9:28pm
    Turkeys don’t disappear on bad-weather days; knowing how they react to wind and rain can put you a leg up on tagging a gobbler.

    Tricks for bad-weather birds

    April 15 at 7:00am
    If you’re hunting a new area this spring, having a good game plan is a key to getting a twist on turkeys.

    When a door opens....

    April 15 at 7:00am

    Measurements count

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Hands of a Sportsman is a NC-based non-profit that takes disabled hunters on adventures that put smiles on their faces and game on the ground.

    Hands of a Sportsman offers outdoor adventures for disabled sportsmen

    Organization puts smiles on hunter's faces
    April 11 at 11:24am
    Pre-emergent herbicides are keys to producing the best warm-season food plots possible.

    Don’t give weeds any head start

    Pre-emergent herbicides are a must for spring planting
    April 05 at 9:00am
    Jason Snead of Manteo completed a rare double March 25 in South Carolina, dropping two gobblers with one shot, including a rare erythristic (cinnamon) bird (right).

    NC hunter drops two gobblers with one shot in Upstate SC

    One bird was rare, cinnamon-colored specimen
    April 02 at 1:28pm