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Youth waterfowl days in North Carolina will be Jan. 31 and Feb. 7. State announces complete waterfowl seasons for 2014-15
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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has set season dates, bag limits and other regulations for the upcoming waterfowl and falconry seasons.

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?
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Which would you rather shoot this September: 15 birds that weigh a total of five pounds or 15 birds that each weigh 10 pounds apiece? North Carolina’s early season for Canada geese began Sept. 1, a day that many hunters opted to spend in the dove field. 

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All that time waiting is finally over, and archers of every stripe will be slinging arrows at deer this month.

Colorful fox squirrels can be found on a number of game lands across North Carolina’s Sandhills area and in mountain counties. Game Lands hunting is wide open in North Carolina
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North Carolina contains 85 separate areas where public hunting is allowed, tracts that cover more than 2 million acres — more than a million alone in the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests in the western third of the state.

Using a telescopic sight improves the ability of a hunter to make accurate, long-range shots with a muzzleloader. Muzzleloading double play on two game lands in SE North Carolina
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Since it is so far off the beaten path, a smaller and lesser-known public-hunting area like the Brunswick County Game Land can be difficult for a first-time visitor to find. You have to take a ride down Funston Road, one of the few unpaved stretches of highway that the N.C. Department of Transportation maintains in one of the most-crowded counties on the coast.

Randy Williams of Oxford took this great buck, which netted almost 150 inches, in Granville County last year with a compound bow. Go with a bow! North Carolina’s archery season offers hunters plenty of opportunities to take whitetails
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The moment of truth came for Oxford’s Randy Williams at 6:30 p.m. last Sept. 14.

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The iON CamoCAM is a point-of-view camera designed specifically for fishing and hunting enthusiasts. CamoCAM is skinned with official Realtree XTRA-designed camouflage and includes a Realtree XTRA camouflage mount at no extra cost. Outdoorsmen can now easily shoot and share high quality video images, while benefitting from the compact size, fully-waterproof design, Wi-Fi connectivity and long battery life of this camera.

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Hot Shots® exclusive Bag-in-Can Technology separates the lure from propellant for a 100% pure lure. Just spray Tink’s Turnip Greens Mist from your hunting location to attract deer and create a forage hot spot. The silent spray is just like having a food plot in a bottle. Use it regularly to develop feeding patterns and have deer coming back for more. 

If you hunt, the odds are your first shot was taken with a Daisy Red Ryder BB gun. The Daisy BB gun
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I have no idea what happened to it, but the first honest-to-gosh gun I ever handled was a Daisy BB gun given to me by my dad on my sixth birthday.

When scouting before the season, try to locate things deer like to eat growing in the wild, like these muscadines. Scouting pointers
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Sensible scouting involves doing far more than merely making an effort to determine places deer are “using,” whether there’s a big buck prowling the land you hunt, or the times whitetails are coming to a food plot or any legally spread food. It is, in truth, something of a year-round endeavor, and here are a few pointers to hone your scouting to razor sharpness and maximum effectiveness.

A knife, a compass and map are three things that belong in every deer hunter’s day pack. A deer hunter’s gear checklist
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That long-awaited and glad moment, opening day, has finally arrived. You rise early, stoke the inner fires with coffee and sausage biscuits, and set out for what you hope will be a glorious first morning.

An hour on the shooting range can make a world of difference in making sure your gun is zeroed and giving you the confidence you need to make shots during deer season. Home, home on the range
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All too often, a sort of “Old-Betsy-is-a-tack-driver-who-has-never-failed-me” attitude leads to disappointment in the field. Anyone who hunts with a firearm owes it to themselves, the animals they hunt and a simple sportsman’s code of ethics to have complete familiarity with their gun. That translates to spending some time at the shooting range prior to the season.


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