• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Delta Waterfowl Foundation will hold waterfowl-hunting seminars on Dec. 9 and 11 in Raleigh.

    Two waterfowl-hunting seminars scheduled for Raleigh next week

    NCWRC invites waterfowl hunters to Raleigh on Dec. 9, 11
    December 04, 2014 at 6:20pm
    Borrow pits dredged during highway construction are often great stopping-off spots for migrating waterfowl.

    Borrow pits: duck havens

    All highway projects aren’t bad for wildlife
    December 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    Hunting ducks on the big water of the Pamlico Sound requires different tactics than trying to attract puddle ducks to an inland

    Big ideas for big-water ducks - Pamlico Sound is not just a big pond filled with ducks. Learn how to hunt it

    Big decoy spreads, big weather fronts can mean big days on the waters of Pamlico Sound.
    December 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    The author shows off a double-handful of evidence that hunters who don’t have access to high-priced private waters can still come out on the winning end in the ACE Basin.

    Call up some holiday duck cheer - ACE Basin offers waterfowl hunters an excellent chance for a Merry Christmas

    Public waters and WMAs will hold enough ducks to make Thanksgiving, Christmas hunts memorable
    December 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    Borrow pits dredged during highway construction are often great stopping-off spots for migrating waterfowl.

    Borrow pits: duck havens

    All highway projects aren’t bad for wildlife
    December 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    Upstate beaver swamps were full of ducks for last weekend's season opener for Cabela's employees Cody Waldrop, Art Wimberley and Brandon Seffrin.

    Duck opener is a winner for Upstate hunters

    Conditions were perfect for opening of first segment of waterfowl season
    November 25, 2014 at 10:37am
    A duck like this drake woody carrying  a leg band is a rare prize that all waterfowl hunters seek.

    Sportsmen love this kind of jewelry

    Waterfowl leg bands will make hunters smile
    November 15, 2014 at 6:00am
    You don’t need a lot of decoys if you’ve got the right kind and arrange them so passing ducks will feel safe landing.

    Fool the fowl with a variety of blocks

    November 15, 2014 at 6:00am
    Set a good decoy spread and you’re well on the way to a very productive duck hunt.

    Set a tasty spread of decoys and kill more ducks this season

    Different situations require different numbers and styles of decoys. Know the difference and kill more ducks
    November 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    The sudden appearance of tremendous numbers of teal made the short, early segment of duck season a winner for many North Carolina hunters.

    Surprising arrival of teal makes early duck season a good one on Yadkin River

    Last week's weather brought loads of little ducks into area for Saturday hunts
    October 07, 2014 at 6:16am
    Flex Neck Field Goose

    Flex Neck Field Goose

    October 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    Flex Neck Field Goose

    Flex Neck Field Goose

    October 01, 2014 at 7:00am
    Youth waterfowl days in North Carolina will be Jan. 31 and Feb. 7.

    State announces complete waterfowl seasons for 2014-15

    Duck season is split three ways, as usual, with two youth-only days
    September 02, 2014 at 9:47pm
    Hunters with access to kayaks, canoes or small boats can get to some great spots to take early season Canada geese along North Carolina's rivers.

    Goose hunters, shall we gather at the river?

    A little scouting can put you in the middle of Canada geese on North Carolina rivers
    September 02, 2014 at 7:41am
    South Carolina hunters can go afield to take doves on Sept. 1 at noon as part of a 4-segment season announced July 31 by SCDNR.

    SCDNR sets migratory bird, early waterfowl seasons

    Dove season opens Sept. 1 at noon; hunters will get 20 extra days
    August 01, 2014 at 2:08pm
    Federal duck stamps will be available on-line this year through the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

    Federal duck stamp will be available on-line starting Aug. 1

    North Carolina among a handful of states offering e-duck stamps
    July 25, 2014 at 8:10am