• Hunting

    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
    This crew from Laurens County, SC lost a big gator on opening weekend, but they scored big on Sept. 29 with a 1052-pounder.

    Upstate hunters kill 1052-pound gator at Santee

    The big lizard measured 13 1/2 feet in length
    October 02 at 9:18pm
    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

    Cover

    October 01 at 7:00am
    Halo XL600 Laser Rangefinder

    Halo XL600 Laser Rangefinder

    October 01 at 7:00am
    Leupold’s VX-Freedom

    Leupold’s VX-Freedom

    October 01 at 7:00am
    Old Cypress Outdoors Tree Stand

    Old Cypress Outdoors Tree Stand

    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
    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

    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
    Big Lake’s T-Rex duck calls

    Big Lake’s T-Rex duck calls

    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
    A mature doe is one of bowhunting’s toughest challenges. Attention to small details led to the author’s success.

    Sweat the small stuff all the time

    Don’t repeat common mistakes made every season by bowhunters
    September 22 at 9:00am