• Deer Hunting

    Janet Jones stuck this Pope & Young buck on Sept. 9 in Stokes County. The 10-point has been green-scored in the 140s.

    Stokes County grandma arrows 10-point buck in velvet

    Buck green-scored in the 140s
    September 19 at 9:01am
    Hunter Stevens let this buck walk for 5 years, monitoring his progress before killing the 140-class 9-pointer.

    Thomasville hunter arrows 9-point, 140-class buck

    Buck had 21.25-inch inside spread
    September 18 at 7:29am
    The NCWRC alerted hunters that they may find dead deer while hunting this season as a result of hemorrhagic disease.

    Hemorrhagic disease reported in five North Carolina counties

    Dead, dying, and sick dear reported in Southern Appalachians
    September 18 at 4:01am
    Chris Phinney proved that small parcels of land in urban areas can hold trophy bucks.

    North Raleigh hunter sticks trophy buck on 15-acre plot in Wake County

    8-point buck had 9-inch G2
    September 18 at 4:01am
    Trail cameras can provide great information as the rut approaches on the specific bucks using an area; try placing some around scrapes and rubs.

    Identifying bucks on scent markers

    September 15 at 7:00am
    Good optics  — top-quality binoculars and scopes — are another link in the chain between a hunter and a big buck.

    Quality optics make every hunt count

    September 15 at 7:00am
    Bradley Hughes just wanted some doe meat for the freezer, but he couldn't pass up the opportunity when this 10-point in velvet offered him a shot.

    Elloree hunter goes doe hunting, bags a trophy buck in velvet

    Full velvet 10-point was too much to resist
    September 14 at 8:59pm
    After 43 years of hunting, Joey Johnston finally killed the record book buck he's been dreaming of.

    After 43 years, Horry County hunter bags trophy book buck

    146-inch, 8-point buck weighed 198 pounds
    September 14 at 1:25pm
    Jennifer Morris passed on this buck all last season, and it grew into a doozy.

    Rougemont huntress sticks 15-point, 138-inch non-typical buck

    She let the same deer walk all last season
    September 13 at 10:20pm
    Bear Island and a handful of other WMAs are currently closed due to storm damage.

    Several South Carolina WMAs closed temporarily

    Hunting, other activities suspended until further notice
    September 12 at 8:52pm
    Elon's Alex Hughes killed this buck, his personal best, on opening day of 2017.

    Elon hunter downs 9-point, 159-inch buck on opening day

    His biggest buck yet
    September 12 at 7:56pm
    Stephanie Ford killed this trophy the day after her brother killed a big one on opening day. It's the second time in three years the brother-sister duo killed big bucks on back-to-back days.

    Brother-Sister act is tough on trophy bucks

    Fords have a better idea, take two big bow bucks in two days
    September 12 at 3:53pm
    Joey Brunson was familiar with this Clarendon County buck, having let it walk throughout the 2016 deer season. It paid off for the Manning hunter.

    Manning hunter kills 200-pound, 138-inch, opening day buck

    Clarendon County buck had 12-inch tines
    September 12 at 8:47am
    Thanks in part to his Covert Scouting Camera alerting him of this buck's presence, Jack Lloyd killed this trophy in Colleton County, S.C.

    Colleton County hunter kills big 10-point buck

    Trail camera sent photos of buck before hunter was in stand
    September 11 at 4:01pm
    Jake Muehlbach had only one day to kill this buck, thanks to Hurricane Irma, and he made good on the afternoon of opening bow season.

    VIDEO: Chatham County hunter arrows opening day trophy

    Utility lineman was leaving for Florida next day
    September 11 at 2:14pm