• Hunting

    Changing from a caliper-style release (right) to a back-tension release can help with problems involving holding on the target.

    Live with target panic

    Archers’ aiming problem can be overcome
    April 22 at 9:00am
    The Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament includes archery, shooting, responsibility, and orienteering.

    NCWRC to host 40th pre-collegiate shooting sports championship this month

    Tournament covers shooting, hunter responsibility, compass orienteering
    April 20 at 8:24pm
    This big gator was an unwelcome visitor at a golf course home in Mt. Pleasant, S.C. last week.

    Alligator bulls way through screen door, relaxes on 2nd-story porch

    Mt. Pleasant family alarmed by what they thought was human intruder
    April 19 at 10:40am
    Travis Atkins killed this five-bearded turkey on April 10. The gobbler weighed 22 pounds.

    Guilford County hunter kills five-bearded gobbler just off his back porch

    Quick hunt produces trophy turkey for Summerfield, N.C. hunter
    April 17 at 10:56pm
    Hayden Cardwell didn't realize this bearded turkey was a hen until after he'd shot it. His dad also killed a bearded hen years earlier at a nearby farm.

    Rockingham County youngster bags bearded hen

    Duplicates father's feat from years earlier
    April 17 at 5:11pm
    When planning a major timber harvest, hunter/landowners should think about leaving some nut-bearing trees along the margins of the cuts to help feed wildlife.

    Leave tree-protection zones

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Scott Hammond said it’s easier to ditch his blind and decoys late in the season when he’s hunting with a bow.

    Run-and-bow?

    April 15 at 7:00am
    Two 2017 legislative bills are vying to offer seven-day-a-week hunting at N.C.’s private and public lands.

    Legislature considers expanding Sunday hunting to include public lands, waterfowl

    Second bill seeks to extend legislature’s control of all fishing and hunting regulations
    April 10 at 8:42pm
    South Carolina's newest shooting range is now open in Charleston County.

    New rifle range opens in Charleston County

    SCDNR's Twin Ponds Shooting Range is now open
    April 10 at 2:06pm
    This white turkey was one of several impressive harvests by youth hunters last week.

    Pure white turkey among several killed by youth hunters last week

    Female youth hunter killed 20 pounder
    April 07 at 7:39pm
    Land managers need to match their warm-season food plot seed mixes with their site characteristics, including pH and other soil conditions.

    Choose plot seeds wisely

    Match your mixes to specific site conditions
    April 05 at 9:00am
    Chad Everett, 10-years-old, killed his first mature gobbler on North Carolina's youth day.

    N.C. youth hunter kills huge turkey on youth day

    10-year-old killed 25-pound Alamance County bird
    April 02 at 7:57pm
    North Carolina's turkey season opens April 8, and the NCWRC offers some reminders for hunters chasing the big birds.

    NCWRC reminds turkey hunters of regulations, safety tips

    North Carolina turkey season opens April 8
    April 02 at 3:22pm
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    April 01 at 7:00am
    The closer a hen turkey gets to finishing laying her clutch of eggs and sitting on her nest full-time, the better chances you have of calling a gobbler into shotgun range.

    Henned again? There’s hope! Here are four tactics to solve the problem of henned-up Carolina gobblers

    Try these four tricks when you’re having trouble getting a gobbler to pay attention to you and not his live girlfriends.
    April 01 at 7:00am