Free Deer Hunting Seminars Held Throughout North Carolina in September

RALEIGH, NC Sept. 4, 2015 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Quality Deer Management Association are offering introductory deer hunting seminars across the state in September. The free seminars, which will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., are designed for new and experienced hunters. Topics will include […]

Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild 2015 Loon Day

HARKERS ISLAND, NC April 14, 2015 – The Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild will be hosting Loon Day on Saturday, May 9, 2015, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the H. Curt Salter Building. This event includes an in-water decoy competition, a live auction, and lunch. All activities are free of […]

N.C. Waterfowl Conservation Print and Stamp Feature Black Ducks

WASHINGTON, NC Feb. 12, 2015 — Guy Crittenden took top honors in the 2015 N.C. Waterfowl Conservation Stamp and Print Competition — the first time the Virginia wildlife artist has won the annual competition. Crittenden’s vivid portrayal of a pair of black ducks will be featured on the 2015 North […]

NC Wildlife Commission Offers Free Turkey Hunting Seminars Statewide

RALEIGH, NC Feb. 6, 2015 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation are offering 17 free turkey hunting seminars across North Carolina in March and April in anticipation of the upcoming spring turkey season. The seminars, which will be conducted on introductory and advanced levels, […]

Temporary Rules Approved for Coyote Hunting In Red Wolf Area

RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 29, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission today approved temporary rules that will allow conditional daytime coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf reintroduction area by individuals issued an authorizing permit. Wildlife Commissioners also approved the designation of the red wolf (Canis rufus) as a state-listed […]

Wildlife Commission to Conduct Nine Public Hearings Starting Jan. 6

RALEIGH, NC Dec. 11, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct nine public hearings in January on proposed changes to the state’s wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the 2015-16 seasons. Among the wildlife management-related proposed changes are temporary rules regulating the holding of deer in […]

Pilot Program Allows Hunters to Sign Up for Duck Blinds Before Hunts

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 18, 2014 — A pilot program that allows hunters to sign up for waterfowl blinds when they apply for permits is earning high marks from hunters who are participating in the program. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission implemented the pilot program last fall on three game lands […]

Agreement Reached in Red Wolf Lawsuit Against Wildlife Commission

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 14, 2014 — An agreement has been reached in a lawsuit against the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, which will restore conditional coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf reintroduction area of eastern North Carolina. The agreement will restore daytime coyote hunting on private lands in Dare, Hyde, […]

Home from the Hunt Campaign Turns Attention to Waterfowl Hunting

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 7, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ campaign is reminding waterfowl hunters who use boats to exercise boating safety and hunting safety. The Wildlife Commission has set dates, bag limits and applicable regulations for the 2014-15 waterfowl seasons, with tundra swan (by […]

NC Wildlife Commission Schedules Shooting Range Re-Opening Event

ELLERBE, NC Nov. 6, 2014 — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has scheduled a re-opening event at its recently renovated shooting range at the John F. Lentz Hunter Education Complex this Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The “Veteran’s Day Kickoff,” which is free and open to […]