North Carolina Hunting News

North Carolina Rule Changes Sent for Legislative Review
The North Carolina Rules Review Commission has referred a number of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's proposed rules changes to the General Assembly, due to written opposition. This action is required under state law.
North Carolina Hunter Education Skills Tournament
The 31st annual Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament will be held April 25 at Millstone 4-H Center near Ellerbe, to determine team and individual state championships.
North Carolina WRC Makes Comments Public Record
Comments received on 83 proposed hunting, trapping and inland fishing regulations became part of the official record of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, presented to Wildlife Commissioners.
North Carolina WRC Offers Hunting Heritage Workshop
A hunting heritage workshop at the Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education will take a look at the popular and important outdoor recreation.
North Carolina WRC Discussed Deer/Turkey Seasons
Committee reports were just a part of the agenda at the July 9 meeting of wildlife commissioners of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, but one of those reports has dominated subsequent discussions.
North Carolina Offers Free Fishing July 4th
Along with watching fireworks and grilling out, celebrate Independence Day by indulging in another favorite pastime, fishing — no license needed!
Texas Hunters and Anglers Lead the Nation
A ranking of states in categories including total number of hunters and anglers, spending by sportsmen, jobs supported, taxes generated, number of days spent hunting and fishing and the most traveled to states by hunters and anglers has been released for the first time.
North Carolina Adds 430 Acres to Highlands of Roan
The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy (SAHC) purchased 430 acres on Oct. 5 in the Highlands of Roan in Avery County, adding to a network of protected lands that is rich in wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities.
North Carolina Reminds Hunters of Deer/CWD Rules
In an ongoing and continued effort to prevent Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from infecting North Carolina's resident deer population, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding hunters to use extreme caution in importing out-of-state harvests.
North Carolina Hunting and Fishing Day Events
This year, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will support National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 22 through specials events at its regional wildlife education centers, and with an added message about the role of sportsmen in caring for the environment.