• Deer Hunting

    Dad Dana Sanders and son Jason with the youngster's spike buck taken with a crossbow on Oct. 8.

    Dad helps physically challenged son get first deer with a bow

    Special relationship is mutually beneficial for the Sanders
    October 17 at 11:15am
    High water caused by heavy rains often turns high spots in low-lying areas into islands that will fill up with wildlife.

    Island delights

    October 15 at 7:00am
    Mayte Espinel entered the CarolinaSportsman.com Bag-a-Buck contest, and you should too!

    Show off your deer, win great prizes

    Tag your deer, then enter it in our Bag-a-Buck contest
    October 12 at 12:44pm
    Hunter Schulz of Pittsboro, NC killed this trophy buck on Sept. 25, 2018 in Chatham County.

    Pittsboro bowhunter arrows 13-point buck

    Rack measured 167 inches
    October 10 at 4:15pm
    The first step to a lush food plot is to know the area your plot covers and planting and fertilizing for that area.

    Size does matter! Know your plot

    Incorrect seed, fertilizer applications are easy to avoid
    October 05 at 9:00am
    Jason Carter passed on shooting this buck twice, then missed it once, before finally killing it on Sept. 21, 2018 in Alamance County, NC.

    Snow Camp bowhunter scores 158-inch brute in Alamance County

    He arrowed the buck on his fourth encounter
    October 03 at 2:52pm
    James Williams (left) killed this trophy 9-point on his third try on Sept. 18, 2018 in Granville County, NC. His son Lamont (right) was his biggest cheerleader.

    Third time is the charm for Granville hunter

    After missing twice, NC hunter kills trophy buck on third try
    October 03 at 1:22pm
    Alek Knight took a morning off from school to kill this mainframe 12-point buck that is destined for the record book.

    Stokes County teen bags record-book whitetail

    Another 16-year-old from North Stokes H.S. cracks record book
    October 03 at 12:28pm
    Noah Pennell of Roxboro, NC killed this 9-point buck on Sept. 24 in Caswell County, NC.

    Roxboro bowhunter kills 138-inch, 9-point buck

    Quality deer management program credited with buck's growth
    October 02 at 9:23am

    Hunting the flood

    If fall’s big rain events arrive, they’ll cause a huge move from deer and wildlife to spots that are high and dry. Hunters who are ready can take advantage of the water-borne migrations.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Mark Martin sat against a tree and used a 50-caliber muzzle-loader to pop this Laurens County 10-pointer.

    Don’t fall into a rut

    The peak of whitetails’ breeding in the Carolinas varies greatly by location; don’t count on the rut to put a buck in your sights.
    October 01 at 7:00am

    5 deer calibers that can’t be beat

    For whitetails in the Carolinas, it’s difficult to come up with any better examples of ammo that will do the job.
    October 01 at 7:00am
    Chris Glosson killed this big 9-point buck in Granville County on Sept. 24, 2018.

    Rougemont teen strikes again, this time with 135-inch, 9-point trophy

    Bowhunter dropped trophy at 20 yards
    September 30 at 5:40pm
    Tory Pegg killed this big 9-point buck in Guilford County, NC on Sept. 23, 2018.

    Oak Ridge hunter arrows massive Guilford County 9-point buck

    Buck had 11-inch tines, 22 1/8-inch spread
    September 27 at 2:25pm
    Six-year-old Carter Phillips of Chatham County killed this 10-point buck on Sept. 18. It was his second buck of the 2018 season.

    Youth crossbow hunter tags out 10 days into season

    Chatham County 6-year-old arrows 7-pointer, 10-pointer
    September 26 at 11:47pm