• Deer Hunting

    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, 2017 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, 2017 at 7:29am
    The NCWRC alerted hunters that they may find dead deer while hunting this season as a result of hemorrhagic disease.

    Hemorrhagic disease reported in five North Carolina counties

    Dead, dying, and sick dear reported in Southern Appalachians
    September 18, 2017 at 4:01am
    Chris Phinney proved that small parcels of land in urban areas can hold trophy bucks.

    North Raleigh hunter sticks trophy buck on 15-acre plot in Wake County

    8-point buck had 9-inch G2
    September 18, 2017 at 4:01am
    Good optics  — top-quality binoculars and scopes — are another link in the chain between a hunter and a big buck.

    Quality optics make every hunt count

    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Remove the internal organs from your deer as soon as possible after harvesting so the carcass can begin to cool down.

    Getting your deer from tag to tenderloins

    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Trail cameras can provide great information as the rut approaches on the specific bucks using an area; try placing some around scrapes and rubs.

    Identifying bucks on scent markers

    September 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Bradley Hughes just wanted some doe meat for the freezer, but he couldn't pass up the opportunity when this 10-point in velvet offered him a shot.

    Elloree hunter goes doe hunting, bags a trophy buck in velvet

    Full velvet 10-point was too much to resist
    September 14, 2017 at 8:59pm
    After 43 years of hunting, Joey Johnston finally killed the record book buck he's been dreaming of.

    After 43 years, Horry County hunter bags trophy book buck

    146-inch, 8-point buck weighed 198 pounds
    September 14, 2017 at 1:25pm
    Jennifer Morris passed on this buck all last season, and it grew into a doozy.

    Rougemont huntress sticks 15-point, 138-inch non-typical buck

    She let the same deer walk all last season
    September 13, 2017 at 10:20pm
    Bear Island and a handful of other WMAs are currently closed due to storm damage.

    Several South Carolina WMAs closed temporarily

    Hunting, other activities suspended until further notice
    September 12, 2017 at 8:52pm
    Elon's Alex Hughes killed this buck, his personal best, on opening day of 2017.

    Elon hunter downs 9-point, 159-inch buck on opening day

    His biggest buck yet
    September 12, 2017 at 7:56pm
    Stephanie Ford killed this trophy the day after her brother killed a big one on opening day. It's the second time in three years the brother-sister duo killed big bucks on back-to-back days.

    Brother-Sister act is tough on trophy bucks

    Fords have a better idea, take two big bow bucks in two days
    September 12, 2017 at 3:53pm
    Joey Brunson was familiar with this Clarendon County buck, having let it walk throughout the 2016 deer season. It paid off for the Manning hunter.

    Manning hunter kills 200-pound, 138-inch, opening day buck

    Clarendon County buck had 12-inch tines
    September 12, 2017 at 8:47am
    Thanks in part to his Covert Scouting Camera alerting him of this buck's presence, Jack Lloyd killed this trophy in Colleton County, S.C.

    Colleton County hunter kills big 10-point buck

    Trail camera sent photos of buck before hunter was in stand
    September 11, 2017 at 4:01pm
    Jake Muehlbach had only one day to kill this buck, thanks to Hurricane Irma, and he made good on the afternoon of opening bow season.

    VIDEO: Chatham County hunter arrows opening day trophy

    Utility lineman was leaving for Florida next day
    September 11, 2017 at 2:14pm