• Deer Hunting

    Keep vegetation and trees around the perimeter of food plots cut to a reasonable, vertical height, so that plenty of sunlight can reach the plants and start photosynthesis.

    Let the sun shine in

    Photosynthesis can help food plots grow better
    August 05 at 9:00am
    Deer me, what’s the upcoming deer season look like in the Carolinas?

    Oh, deer! - 2017 North Carolina/South Carolina deer forecast

    What does the 2017-18 season hold for hunters in the Carolinas? Plenty of unknowns for North Carolina hunters and plenty of changes for South Carolina hunters.
    August 01 at 7:00am
    Dozens of public hunts are available on heavily managed game lands across both Carolinas.

    Lottery deer hunts offer premium hunting experience

    Lands are extensively managed for game hunting
    July 14 at 2:45pm
    South Carolina's non-resident hunters will pay more this year to hunt deer than they have in the past.

    North Carolina hunters will pay more to hunt in South Carolina this year

    S.C.'s non-resident hunters will pay extra for deer tags
    July 11 at 8:34am
    The 2017-18 South Carolina deer hunting season has some big changes in store for hunters.

    How to obtain your South Carolina deer tags

    Don't wait until the last minute or you'll be waiting to hunt
    July 07 at 2:59pm
    Mapping out known bedding areas and travel corridors on a piece of hunting land can give still- and stand-hunters  — and hunters who run deer with hounds — a leg up on finding productive stand locations.

    Map out your know-how

    An educated, overhead view can help hunters
    July 05 at 9:00am
    Grier Copeland took this great buck on hunt-club land in Williamsburg County, S.C., where the harvest of small bucks is prohibited.

    Big buck bonanza - Here’s how to get more out of your local, Carolina whitetail bucks

    Let small bucks walk, recognize the old ones, and pump the minerals to all of them, and trophy hunting can be a real possibility in the Carolinas.
    July 01 at 7:00am
    Button bucks are considered antlerless deer by the SCDNR, and hunters must use antlerless deer tags when killing one.

    What qualifies as an antlerless deer?

    It's not just does
    June 22 at 3:33pm
    The 2016 S.C. deer harvest dropped 11 percent from the previous year.

    SC deer harvest is off 11 percent

    Hunters took 172,315 deer in 2016
    May 23 at 5:02pm
    The NCWRC is seeking public input on whitetail deer management from North Carolina hunters.

    North Carolina hunters asked to give input on deer management

    NCWRC holding nine forums to discuss future deer regulations
    May 15 at 4:35pm
    It's never too early to make the fall deer hunting season a success.

    Three summer tips for deer success

    Add new paths and trail cameras; hunt hogs, coyotes to stay sharp
    May 09 at 1:24pm
    North Carolina's deer numbers are down from previous years, but that didn't stop Brooke Throckmorton from bagging this trophy last year.

    N.C. deer harvest is off 7.8 percent

    Lower harvest is across the entire state
    May 02 at 9:31am