• Hunting

    Silversport

    Silversport

    February 01 at 7:00am
    Carolina's rabbit hunters have plenty of opportunities.

    Run, rabbit run! Beagles — and hunters — can have plenty of fun in the Carolinas

    Rabbit populations in the Carolinas are made up of several species, but all provide plenty of opportunities this month.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    Extend the quail-hunting tradition on a Carolina preserve.

    Extending the quail tradition

    Preserves give hunters in the Carolinas the opportunity to sample upland game birds the way their elders did in past decades.
    February 01 at 7:00am

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    February 01 at 7:00am
    A Manns Harbor man is in deep trouble after he allegedly threatened and harassed multiple waterfowl hunters

    Manns Harbor man faces multiple charges for incidents involving harassment of duck hunters

    Hyde County charges include two felonies, 11 misdemeanors
    January 30 at 4:52pm
    The banana lily provides food and cover to waterfowl throughout the entire year, and establishes itself well in beaver ponds.

    This plant is beaver swamp magic for waterfowl

    Waterfowl flock to this plant
    January 24 at 7:40pm
    Shorter, wider bow limbs are more rigid than wider, narrow limbs, and they distribute stress better to produce a more-consistent, stable shooting platform.

    A crossbow that fills all the bills

    Mission’s sub-1 is latest in crossbow design from an industry leader
    January 22 at 9:00am
    Darryl Fox killed this

    Weaverville hunter kills trophy buck, wins December Bag-A-Buck

    9-point buck was killed at high elevation
    January 17 at 12:41pm
    Goose flags, often employed to add motion to a spread of goose decoys, can be a valuable addition to a big-water duck hunter’s bag of tricks.

    Flag ’em down

    January 15 at 7:00am
    Sea ducks can be difficult to retrieve unless hunters can get their boat limbered up quickly and get to them before the dive or float away.

    Sea duck retrieval is critical

    January 15 at 7:00am
    Neither North Carolina nor South Carolina has bag limits on crows, but season dates are different.

    When can you hunt crows?

    January 15 at 7:00am
    Dillon Vaughn killed his season-long target buck in Gaston County on the last day of the 2017-18 deer season.

    Gastonia hunter scouts trophy buck all season, kills it on last day

    9-point buck had 21-inch spread
    January 12 at 5:15am
    David Barker bagged this large male bear during November, one of only four taken during 2017’s season at Caswell County.

    Hunter takes rare Caswell County bear

    402-pound bear is biggest recorded is Caswell County
    January 11 at 6:01am