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Rockingham County hunter bags 7-bearded gobbler

Stanley Farmer of Stoneville, N.C. was expecting to see a gobbler and probably get a shot when he headed to a series of connected food plots on a Rockingham County, N.C. farm shortly after lunch on April 17, but the long-time turkey hunter wasn't prepared for either the show he was treated to, or the trophy turkey with seven beards he bagged around 1:30 p.m.

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15 hours ago
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South Carolina kindergartener decks two jakes with one shot

You could excuse Finn Pippin of Cope, S.C., for being a little too excited to shoot the first turkey gobbler that came within shotgun range this season.

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April 18 at 5:34 pm
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Alligator hunting application deadline extended to June 1 for N.C.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is extending the application period by one month for permitted American alligator hunts for the September 1 to October 1, 2018 season. Cities, towns and villages within the North Carolina Alligator Management Plan’s designated Alligator Management Unit 1 (Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Hyde, Jones, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico and Pender counties) now have until June 1, 2018 to submit an application.

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April 18 at 12:20 pm
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Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament State Championship is April 28

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host the 41st annual Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament state championship on April 28 at the John F. Lentz Hunter Education Complex in Ellerbe in Richmond County.

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April 18 at 11:30 am
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Youth hunter bags 23-pound gobbler in Northampton County, N.C.

Youth hunter Matt New killed his first turkey during the 2017 opening day of Youth Season with a bow, and he and his dad set out to make it two years in a row on April 7 of this year during a hunt in Northampton County. The weather forecast for that Saturday called for rain, but after a promising day of scouting on Friday, the two hunters decided to give it a chance anyway. It paid off.

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April 15 at 9:28 pm
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Hands of a Sportsman offers outdoor adventures for disabled sportsmen

Hands of a Sportsman is a non-profit organization based in Salisbury, N.C. that believes everyone should share in the beauty of adventure in our great outdoors. They’ve recognized that some would-be hunters and anglers don’t have it as easy as the rest of us, but they fill the gap, and “put smiles on the faces of those taking on some of life’s toughest challenges.”

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April 11 at 11:24 am
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NC hunter drops two gobblers with one shot in Upstate SC

Jason Snead of Manteo did something few wild turkey hunters have duplicated with odds close to one in a half-million.

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April 02 at 1:28 pm
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Youth hunter kills two turkeys with one shot

I don’t remember the first fish I ever caught. That’s probably true for many of us, especially those who did it when we were very young. One bluegill turns into a dozen, and before you know it, your memory is blurred. It’s not the same with big game though, partly because they don’t happen in the same numbers as fish. If you catch one fish in a day, that’s probably not a great day. But if you kill one big game animal in a week, that’s success!

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March 26 at 8:45 pm
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