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RALEIGH — Results from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s annual deer harvest summary indicate hunters across the state reported harvesting 168,427 deer during the 2021-22 hunting season — a 6.3% increase compared to the average harvest the last three seasons.

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RALEIGH — Wild turkey hunting season opens in North Carolina on April 2. The youth season is April 2 – 8, and the statewide season is April 9–May 7. Hunters are limited to two turkeys for the season, only one of which may be taken during the youth season.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s executive director, Cameron Ingram, has signed a proclamation outlining significant changes to the 2022 striped bass harvest season in the Roanoke River Management Area.

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RALEIGH — Confirmation that a wild duck (Northern shoveler) harvested by a hunter in Hyde County tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza has prompted biologists at the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to remind hunters to follow best practices when handling waterfowl after harvest.

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RALEIGH — Do you know where your food comes from? Aside from saying Harris Teeter, Food Lion, or Wegman’s, it is an important question to many North Carolinians.

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RALEIGH — During its business meeting on Aug. 26, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission voted to notice a temporary rule change for the 2022 striped bass harvest season in the Roanoke River Management Area. The change to rule 15A NCAC 10C .0314 - Striped Bass was recommended by agency staff to maintain harvest within the quota set for 2022.

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