• Hunting

    Migratory bird hunting on Sundays is currently illegal in North Carolina, but that may change soon.

    What are your thoughts on Sunday hunting for migratory birds?

    The NCWRC would like your thoughts on the subject
    December 29, 2017 at 2:21pm
    Gary Gusler thinned out his hog herd, creating a haven for this non-typical buck that he killed on Nov. 22.

    Burlington hunter kills huge 14-point buck after thinning out his hog problem

    Non-typical deer had huge trail through cutover
    December 29, 2017 at 12:01pm
    This big black bear was 15 feet away when Michael Taylor of Raleigh first saw it in an Edgecombe County, NC swamp thicket.

    640-pound bear killed in Edgecombe County, N.C.

    Raleigh hunter shot bear from 15 feet away
    December 29, 2017 at 3:01am
    Jan. 6 is South Carolina's youth deer hunting day, and tags marked to expire on Jan. 1 will be good for these hunts.

    Youth deer hunting day is Jan. 6

    Tags that expire on Jan. 1 will be good on Jan. 6
    December 28, 2017 at 5:53pm
    Tyler Craig killed this 205-pound Aiken County, SC buck after a two-year hunt.

    Aiken hunter kills trophy buck after two-year hunt

    Nocturnal buck was looking for love in wrong place at wrong time
    December 28, 2017 at 11:01am
    Aaron Loftin let this buck walk right by his stand in hopes his buddy could kill it. But when the buck turned back around, he shot it himself.

    Gastonia hunter downs 12-point, 159-inch buck

    Hunter allowed buck to walk toward friend, but buck turned back
    December 28, 2017 at 10:03am
    This trophy Guilford County buck is the sixth deer Taylor Apple has killed, and the fourth with the same muzzleloader.

    Youth huntress bags trophy Guilford County buck

    This was middle schooler's sixth deer, and fourth with muzzleloader
    December 27, 2017 at 6:01am
    Michael Vargo killed this brute in Granville County on Nov. 17

    Oxford, NC hunter kills 159-inch, 10-point buck in Granville County

    Chance meeting with landowner led to hunting permission
    December 26, 2017 at 11:01am
    As an incentive to have more hunters kill coyotes, the SCDNR has tagged and released 32 of the canines in the past two years. The 'yotes carry a bounty of a lifetime hunting license.

    SCDNR releases 16 tagged coyotes for harvest incentive program

    Hunters can win lifetime hunting license for killing tagged 'yotes
    December 21, 2017 at 8:41am
    Phillip Scott had to fill his bear tag to make room for this big Person County drop-tine buck, which had been elusive for several reasons all season.

    Last ditch effort produces huge drop tine buck in Person County

    Hunter filled bear tag to make room for big buck
    December 21, 2017 at 4:01am
    Cody Lemere of Walhalla killed this impressive 151 inch buck on his family farm in Oconee County on November 29.

    Upstate hunter kills 10-point, 151-inch buck after four year quest

    Buck sported 25 1/2-inch main beams
    December 20, 2017 at 4:01pm
    Sevin Carter shot at and missed this buck in 2015, but finally killed the 145-inch 11-pointer in November 2017.

    Durham hunter kills 8-point buck, 11-point buck on same hunt

    11-point buck green scored 145 inches
    December 20, 2017 at 12:01pm
    Jeff Ferguson first saw this big buck while scouting. He took the next day off work and killed it just after noon.

    Liberty, NC hunter kills 15-point buck that may make Boone and Crockett book

    Buck green scored at 188 inches before deductions
    December 20, 2017 at 5:01am
    Mike Vaughn killed this 14-point, 158+ inch buck in Granville County weeks after he killed a big 8-pointer that measured 136 inches.

    Bahama, NC hunter kills 150-class buck in Granville County

    Same hunter killed 136-inch, 8-point buck weeks earlier
    December 19, 2017 at 9:01am
    RJ Seiler hunted this buck hard all season, and it reappeared after a weeks-long hiatus when the hunter was waiting for it.

    Three month chase ends with trophy 10-pointer in Rockingham County

    Buck went off the trail camera grid for weeks, reappeared first day of black powder season
    December 15, 2017 at 3:04pm
    Carly Rhea Cofield of Lee County poses with a buck she hopes will make the next list of all-time antler records for South Carolina.

    South Carolina's updated all-time antler records list is now available

    SCDNR updates the list every year
    December 14, 2017 at 4:19am