• Hunting

    Chris Carter of Raleigh killed this 12-point non-typical buck in full velvet while hunting on family land in Johnston County.

    Raleigh bowhunter kills full velvet, non-typical, 12-point buck

    Johnston County non-typical resembled Medusa
    October 06 at 10:14am
    The NCWRC and Ducks Unlimited are teaming up to offer four free waterfowl hunting seminars across N.C. in October.

    Free waterfowl hunting seminars offered across North Carolina in October

    Four seminars are free and open to novice and experienced hunters
    October 05 at 10:42am
    A variety of cereal grains, as well as brassicas, can be planted in October and still thrive this season.

    Not too late to plant seeds

    October plantings provide immediate returns
    October 05 at 9:00am
    This trophy boar was 1/3 of Josh Rogers' Southern Slam at Cherokee Run Hunting Lodge in September.

    Hunter kills 350-pound boar while completing Cherokee Run Southern Slam

    8-point buck, 350-pound hog, and a doe in 48 hours
    October 04 at 3:27pm
    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
    Duckfest 2017 is a celebration of Clarendon County's role as the Duck Hunting Capital of South Carolina.

    Duckfest 2017 scheduled for Oct. 14 in Summerton, SC

    Festival includes duck calling contests, bass tournament, sporting clays shoot
    October 03 at 5:31pm
    Brooke Aden of Mt. Pleasant killed this huge hog in Berkeley County

    Lowcountry huntress bags 400+ pound hog

    Big pig broke the biggest scale they could find
    October 02 at 7:58pm
    David and Susan Birgerson of Sumter, SC killed this big Santee gator after a long fight.

    Sumter couple kills 12-foot, 1-inch gator at Santee

    Gator weighed almost 800 pounds
    October 02 at 5:31pm
    The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge is offering 3 youth waterfowl hunts throughout the winter months.

    3 youth waterfowl hunts offered by Savannah NWR

    Hunts are in November, December, January
    October 02 at 1:51am

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    October 01 at 7:00am
    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
    Species Specific

    Species Specific

    October 01 at 7:00am
    Black Widow Deer Lures

    Black Widow Deer Lures

    October 01 at 7:00am
    Tri-Star's Viper Max is a great pick for the budget-conscious hunter, especially if he's got ducks, geese and turkeys on his menu.

    Tri-Star's latest shotgun debuts in time for ducks

    Viper Max offers magnum performance at a low-brass price
    October 01 at 7:00am