• Deer Hunting

    Late-season food sources can wind up being a trap for a buck that’s survived until December.

    Pour the food to ‘em

    Late-season vittles will attract surviving whitetails
    December 05, 2017 at 9:00am
    This big buck surprised Julie Cook during a hunt in St. Matthews. The 14-point trophy had never been spotted on her trail cameras and was bigger than anything she'd ever seen while hunting.

    Gaston huntress kills multiple drop-tine 14-point buck

    Trophy buck estimated at 8+ years old
    December 05, 2017 at 2:01am
    Steve Rabon was surprised to see this big 11-point buck after such a long absence, but he was ready for it, and dropped the deer in its tracks on Nov. 20, 2017.

    Surry County hunter takes big buck that had disappeared

    Massive 11-pointer taken after long absence from trail-cam photos
    December 05, 2017 at 12:01am
    Haylie Richard killed this 144-inch brute in Granville County on Nov. 25, 2017.

    Youth huntress kills 147-inch brute in Granville County

    She won top female youth honors at 2015 Dixie Deer Classic
    December 04, 2017 at 12:01am
    Just because Thanksgiving is in the rear-view mirror doesn’t mean deer, nice bucks, can’t be tagged.

    Plan to wrap up a holiday buck in the Carolinas

    December doesn’t mean your deer-hunting gear goes on the shelf. Plenty of in-the-know hunters can zero in on what makes a whitetail tick late in the season.
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Deer hunters in the Carolinas shouldn’t give up just because it’s December.

    Don’t give up just yet! Late season can be great season for Carolina deer hunters.

    Late-season bucks can be tough, but knowing the best times and places to concentrate your efforts — and why — can be keys to putting your tag on a great December deer.
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Jim Muehlbach was glad to get a crossbow shot at this big bruiser the day before gun season opened in Chatham County. The 153-inch 12-pointer is his biggest deer ever.

    Chatham County bowhunter arrows 153-inch, 12-point bruiser

    Hunt took place day before gun season opener
    December 01, 2017 at 3:11am
    Richard Windon killed both of these bucks within 30 minutes of each other during opening day of rifle season in Granville County, N.C. These are the first two deer he has ever killed.

    First-time hunter kills 7-point buck, 10-point buck

    10-point had double brow tines, drop tine
    November 30, 2017 at 3:03am
    Ronnie Howard of Union Grove, N.C. shot this wide-racked buck from 350 yards away in Iredell County on Nov. 16, 2017.

    350-yard shot nets 131-inch trophy buck for N.C. hunter

    Hunter was using custom built muzzleloader
    November 30, 2017 at 2:01am
    Chad Thousand killed this buck earlier this season, but now faces six wildlife violations related to taking of four bucks, including this trophy.

    N.C. hunter charged with multiple wildlife violations

    Violations are related to taking of four bucks, including huge trophy this fall
    November 27, 2017 at 11:59pm
    Neal Collie killed this 7-year-old, uniquely-racked 4-point buck on the Upper Roanoke River Game Lands on Nov. 2, 2017.

    N.C. hunter kills antelope-like 4-point buck on public land

    "Antelope buck" was killed on Upper Roanoke River Game Lands
    November 26, 2017 at 2:05pm
    Chloe Phillips killed her first buck, this 9-pointer, after learning everything about hunting from her dad, Zach Phillips of Easley, S.C.

    6-year-old Easley girl follows dad's footsteps, kills 9-point buck

    She let 15 other deer walk before deciding to shoot this one
    November 22, 2017 at 6:36pm
    Brandon Dimont killed this 12-point buck in Alamance County on Nov. 11 after spooking it earlier in the season.

    Alternate route leads Belews Creek hunter to 144-inch, 12-point buck

    5x5 mainframe buck had two kicker points on left G2
    November 22, 2017 at 4:47pm
    Mission’s Hype DTX offers bowhunters plenty of possible high-grade adjustments at a reasonable price.

    DTX fulfills the Hype

    Mission’s new compound offering is a wonder
    November 22, 2017 at 9:00am
    Tom Addley killed this 135-class buck in Anderson County, S.C. on Oct. 16, 2017.

    Last chance hunt yields huge Anderson County buck for S.C. hunter

    9-point, 135-inch buck weighed over 225 pounds
    November 20, 2017 at 2:55pm
    Cody Beaver of Durham, N.C. poses with the 180-pound, 12-point buck he killed on Nov. 5, 2017.

    Durham, N.C. hunter kills trophy 12-point buck

    Deer's rack measured over 144 inches
    November 20, 2017 at 2:35pm