• Deer Hunting

    Marc Cavanaugh sought this buck for 3 years, and finally killed it on Sept. 20, 2017. Though only a 7-pointer, the buck measured 133-inches when green scored.

    Granville County hunter downs trophy 7-point buck

    Buck green-scored at 133 inches
    October 03 at 10:45pm
    A half-dozen items you should carry in your backpack this deer season.

    What’s in your deer pack?

    Are you a minimalist or a pack mule? Either way, you need to consider including these items in your arsenal this season.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Austin Morell of Latta, S.C., concentrates on keeping does fat and happy because he knows they’ll eventually attract a big buck.

    The doe equation

    Attract the females, don’t bother them, and you’ll be awash in bucks when the rut approaches, according to one Carolina deer expert.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Make sure you know when the peak of the rut is in your neck of the Carolina woods.

    Time the rut - How to time the Carolinas’ deer rut

    When is the peak of the whitetail deer breeding season across the Carolinas? Well, that depends on where you are and, to some extent, what’s going on, but here are biologists’ best guesses.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Black Widow Deer Lures

    Black Widow Deer Lures

    October 01 at 7:00am
    Tootie Morris killed this 135-inch, 12-point buck in Person County while bow hunting with her husband. It's her fifth Pope & Young buck.

    Rougemont bow huntress kills 12-point trophy

    135-inch buck is her fifth Pope & Young buck
    September 28 at 10:01pm
    With the help of some mosquitos, James Lang killed this Laurens County 9-point buck that he expects will make it into the S.C. record book.

    Laurens County hunter whacks whopper 9-point buck

    Mosquitos actually helped the hunter
    September 26 at 6:34pm
    Bowhunting on opening weekend in Guilford County, N.C., Kayla Watson killed this trophy buck just before dark.

    Guilford County huntress kills 9-point, 142-inch buck

    Trophy buck was her first archery kill
    September 26 at 1:53pm
    Josh Rickard, (left) and Justin Richardson (right) killed these Rockingham County trophies thanks to landowner Dylan Martin.

    Madison hunter bags 10-point, 224-pound, Rockingham County trophy buck

    Bolivia hunter kills 127-inch, 8-point buck on same property
    September 22 at 9:31am
    Natural cover from limbs on nearby trees provides a hunter with a chance to draw unobserved from this ladder stand.

    Bow stand selection keys

    Archers’ choice of areas, trees is crucial
    September 22 at 9:00am
    Teresa Turbyfill poses with her first bow kill, a Rockingham 10-point trophy that measures in the 130s.

    Huntress sticks 10-point bow buck in Rockingham County

    First crossbow kill measures in the 130s
    September 21 at 3:01am
    This Guilford County hunter shot this trophy on Sept. 18, and he had to take a dip in a pond to retrieve it.

    Guilford County deputy sheriff downs 175-inch behemoth

    Hunter had to take a swim to retrieve the buck
    September 20 at 4:01pm
    After an uncooperative doe walked out of range, this trophy mainframe 8-point buck offered Jonathan Linens a shot.

    Caswell County hunter downs big 8-point buck

    Deer had 12-inch G2s, 18-inch inside spread
    September 20 at 8:18am
    Jason Carter killed this 10-point trophy in Alamance County after watching him grow on trail camera for the past two years.

    *VIDEO* Alamance County hunter bags trophy 10-point

    Buck had tall tine, symmetrical 138+ inch rack
    September 19 at 4:01pm
    Janet Jones stuck this Pope & Young buck on Sept. 9 in Stokes County. The 10-point has been green-scored in the 140s.

    Stokes County grandma arrows 10-point buck in velvet

    Buck green-scored in the 140s
    September 19 at 9:01am
    Hunter Stevens let this buck walk for 5 years, monitoring his progress before killing the 140-class 9-pointer.

    Thomasville hunter arrows 9-point, 140-class buck

    Buck had 21.25-inch inside spread
    September 18 at 7:29am