North Carolina Hunting News

Ticks Spreading Meat Allergies Across the Southeastern United States

According to a recent study, tick bites are spreading meat allergies across the southeastern United States. The National Institutes of Health published a report by researchers who believe that the bite of lone star ticks, named for the white spot on its back, is spreading meat allergies.

North Carolina Home from the Hunt Campaign Urges Turkey Season Safety

With wild turkey hunting season in full swing statewide through May 12, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home from the Hunt™ safety campaign reminds everyone to take precautions to ensure a safe and successful day in the field.

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to Survey Anglers

If you’re one of more than 800,000 anglers in North Carolina who holds a current freshwater fishing license, you may have a chance to participate in a study designed to determine anglers’ views of and preferences for freshwater fisheries management in North Carolina. 

New Freshwater State Record Striped Bass Caught at Hiwassee Reservoir, North Carolina

When he launched his 17-foot Hydrosport on Hiwassee Reservoir on the morning of March 31, Tyler Shields expected he’d catch a few largemouth bass, maybe a smallmouth bass or two. What he didn’t expect to catch, however, was the new freshwater striped bass state record.

Fishing and Hunting License Exemptions for North Carolina Military Personnel

Spring is here, which means striper fishing on the Roanoke River is kicking into high gear, speckled trout and drum fishing is heating up along the coast, and the opening day of spring turkey season is right around the corner.

With all that’s going on outdoors, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding military personnel that they can hunt and fish — in both fresh and coastal waters — without obtaining a license as long as they meet certain criteria.

North Carolina's Steve Bullins Honored by State Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation

Master Officer Steve Bullins with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has been named by the North Carolina chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation as the state’s 2012 Wildlife Officer of the Year.

North Carolina Wildlife Commission Seizes Illegally Held Deer

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission on Thursday, March 15 seized and euthanized four adult white-tailed deer being held without permit or license in Iredell County.

Wildlife Law Enforcement Officers obtained a search warrant, and biologists from the Wildlife Management Division used immobilization drugs to remove the captive deer safely from the property.

North Carolina Fishermen Should Take Note that Atlantic Sturgeon will be Listed as an Endangered Species

North Carolina fishermen should be aware that Atlantic sturgeon will be listed as a federally endangered species effective April 6.

North Carolina Wildlife Commission Offers Summer Camp on Becoming an Outdoors Diva

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will offer a free weeklong day camp for young women ages 13-17 at its Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education on June 25-29. Becoming an Outdoors Diva is modeled on the popular Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program for adults.

Buy a Subscription to Wildlife in North Carolina Magazine, Win a Scope

Visitors to the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission exhibit at the 32nd annual Dixie Deer Classic are eligible to win a Leupold scope when they take advantage of a subscription offer to Wildlife in North Carolina magazine.