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RALEIGH — Wild turkey hunting season opens in North Carolina on April 3. The youth season is April 3–9, and the statewide season is April 10–May 8. 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 is seeking public comment on the 2021-22 migratory game bird hunting seasons, specifically waterfowl, webless and extended falconry.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reviewed proposed rule changes at its business meeting on Feb. 25. The commissioners accepted 40 of the proposed changes related to wildlife management, inland fisheries and game lands for the 2021-22 seasons. The effective date for these regulations is Aug. 1, 2021.

Published in Lifestyle
Friday, 05 March 2021 11:52

COLUMN: A season for everything

The Bible tells us there is a season for everything; a time to plant and a time to reap; a time to be born and a time to die.

Published in Lifestyle
Friday, 29 January 2021 11:42

COLUMN: A case of supply and demand

The year 2020 brought a much higher anxiety level than most people ever expected. Sure, there was the presidential election drama, social unrest in our country, and of course, the pandemic that all of us just wish would be over.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 08 January 2021 15:55

COLUMN: The ones that got away


I’ve enjoyed the sport of hunting since I was a kid. During this time, I kept several types of hunting dogs. To me, there is just something missing when you don’t have a good dog along.

Published in Lifestyle
Thursday, 31 December 2020 13:29

COLUMN: A nice Christmas suprise

Several weeks ago, my friend Tom called and asked if I would like to join him as a guest on a pheasant shoot. Well, I really jumped at the chance because I have never eaten or hunted pheasant.

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RALEIGH — The holidays are here, and so are North Carolina’s most popular hunting days. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day have traditionally been high traffic hunting days, and with more people recreating outdoors due to COVID-19, law enforcement officers at the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission expect 2020 will be no exception.

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RALEIGH — With deer season here, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters that the importation of whole deer carcasses is prohibited and that strict processing and packaging regulations must be followed to import specific carcass parts from anywhere outside of North Carolina.

Published in Lifestyle
Friday, 11 September 2020 17:57

COLUMN: A day in the field

To celebrate the end of the long hunting drought, dove hunters take to the field around the first of September.

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