• Hunting

    Haylie Richard killed this 144-inch brute in Granville County on Nov. 25, 2017.

    Youth huntress kills 147-inch brute in Granville County

    She won top female youth honors at 2015 Dixie Deer Classic
    December 04, 2017 at 12:01am


    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Deer hunters in the Carolinas shouldn’t give up just because it’s December.

    Don’t give up just yet! Late season can be great season for Carolina deer hunters.

    Late-season bucks can be tough, but knowing the best times and places to concentrate your efforts — and why — can be keys to putting your tag on a great December deer.
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Jennings Rose takes more sea ducks ­— and some divers — when he takes to the Pamlico Sound in a layout boat.

    Lay out for sea duck success

    Layout blinds give hunters a big edge when scoters and other sea ducks take wing in North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Stand, clink or bark? There are plenty of ways to kill Carolina squirrels.

    Three techniques to bag bushytails

    Still-hunting, stand-hunting and hunting will a dog will all put squirrels in your game pouch. Here are the pros and cons of each.
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Just because Thanksgiving is in the rear-view mirror doesn’t mean deer, nice bucks, can’t be tagged.

    Plan to wrap up a holiday buck in the Carolinas

    December doesn’t mean your deer-hunting gear goes on the shelf. Plenty of in-the-know hunters can zero in on what makes a whitetail tick late in the season.
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Jim Muehlbach was glad to get a crossbow shot at this big bruiser the day before gun season opened in Chatham County. The 153-inch 12-pointer is his biggest deer ever.

    Chatham County bowhunter arrows 153-inch, 12-point bruiser

    Hunt took place day before gun season opener
    December 01, 2017 at 3:11am
    Richard Windon killed both of these bucks within 30 minutes of each other during opening day of rifle season in Granville County, N.C. These are the first two deer he has ever killed.

    First-time hunter kills 7-point buck, 10-point buck

    10-point had double brow tines, drop tine
    November 30, 2017 at 3:03am
    Ronnie Howard of Union Grove, N.C. shot this wide-racked buck from 350 yards away in Iredell County on Nov. 16, 2017.

    350-yard shot nets 131-inch trophy buck for N.C. hunter

    Hunter was using custom built muzzleloader
    November 30, 2017 at 2:01am
    Michael Carawan killed this 633-pound black bear in Pamlico County, N.C. on Nov. 25, 2017.

    Hunter ambushes 633-pound black bear in Eastern N.C.

    Knowing the bear's routine aided hunter
    November 29, 2017 at 7:36pm
    Kernersville's Grant Godwin killed this big Piedmont bruin on Thanksgiving Day while deer hunting with his son.

    Winston-Salem firefighter kills huge bruin on Thanksgiving afternoon

    Bear weighed 436 pounds after being field-dressed
    November 29, 2017 at 4:11am
    Chad Thousand killed this buck earlier this season, but now faces six wildlife violations related to taking of four bucks, including this trophy.

    N.C. hunter charged with multiple wildlife violations

    Violations are related to taking of four bucks, including huge trophy this fall
    November 27, 2017 at 11:59pm
    Neal Collie killed this 7-year-old, uniquely-racked 4-point buck on the Upper Roanoke River Game Lands on Nov. 2, 2017.

    N.C. hunter kills antelope-like 4-point buck on public land

    "Antelope buck" was killed on Upper Roanoke River Game Lands
    November 26, 2017 at 2:05pm
    Chloe Phillips killed her first buck, this 9-pointer, after learning everything about hunting from her dad, Zach Phillips of Easley, S.C.

    6-year-old Easley girl follows dad's footsteps, kills 9-point buck

    She let 15 other deer walk before deciding to shoot this one
    November 22, 2017 at 6:36pm
    Brandon Dimont killed this 12-point buck in Alamance County on Nov. 11 after spooking it earlier in the season.

    Alternate route leads Belews Creek hunter to 144-inch, 12-point buck

    5x5 mainframe buck had two kicker points on left G2
    November 22, 2017 at 4:47pm
    Mission’s Hype DTX offers bowhunters plenty of possible high-grade adjustments at a reasonable price.

    DTX fulfills the Hype

    Mission’s new compound offering is a wonder
    November 22, 2017 at 9:00am