• Deer Hunting

    The NCWRC recently confirmed a rare case of rabies in a deceased deer in Cherokee County, NC.

    Rabid deer confirmed in Cherokee County, N.C.

    One of two deceased deer tested positive for the disease
    September 08 at 9:41pm
    Zac Mellott joined his wife in the velvet buck club, then surpassed her a minute later on an Aug. 16 hunt that produced these two trophy bucks.

    North Augusta hunter kills 12-point, 134-inch velvet buck...

    ...and an 8-point buck in full velvet on same hunt
    September 08 at 10:46am
    Caroline Reid killed this velvet buck in Allendale on Aug. 29. The deer weighed 165 pounds and was green scored at 110 inches net.

    Little Mountain huntress kills 10-point velvet buck

    165-pound buck green-scored 110 inches
    September 07 at 3:01am
    The SCDNR and private landowners are offering free youth deer hunts in December.

    SCDNR and private landowners offering youth deer hunts in Upstate

    Hunts are free, deadline to apply is Sept. 11
    September 04 at 1:35am
    North Carolina hunters killed 4975 deer on North Carolina public game lands during the 2016-17 season.

    Top North Carolina public game lands for deer

    N.C. hunters killed 4975 deer on public lands last season.
    September 04 at 1:06am
    Spencer Evans had to wait a year to kill this buck, but the time was well worth it.

    Horry County archer drills 12-point in velvet

    Buck is hunter's biggest ever with a bow
    September 01 at 11:38pm
    Mobility impaired deer hunters will have an opportunity to attend two Upstate deer hunts this fall, co-sponsored by SCDNR.

    SCDNR holding deer hunts for mobility impaired hunters

    Upstate hunts scheduled for October, November
    September 01 at 10:50am
    Scrapes are places where deer paw away the ground cover all the way to the dirt, usually under an overhanging limb or branch on which they chew.

    Solve the sign riddle - Decipher deer sign and take home the venison

    What do early season rubs, scrapes and tracks really mean to Carolina deer hunters? If you understand the markers that deer leave behind, you’re a leg up on putting venison in the freezer.
    September 01 at 7:00am
    Don’t make these mistakes and miss the opportunity to kill a big deer.

    5 mistakes deer hunters make

    Erase these boo-boos from your resume and you’ll be on your way to using more tags on bigger bucks.
    September 01 at 7:00am
    T.C. Lloyd will make every attempt to reduce his scent exposure, especially when a big buck draws him deep into cover.

    Keep bucks in the dark - Don’t let a big buck know you’re there, and you might kill him

    Hunters should do everything they can to keep a big buck from knowing he’s got human company in the woods. Here are a few tips for hunters in the Carolinas.
    September 01 at 7:00am
    William Johnson killed this 12-point Allendale County trophy on Aug. 21, 2017.

    Bamberg hunter kills 195-pound, 12-point trophy

    Velvet buck green-scored 148 net inches
    August 29 at 9:02pm
    Daphnie Hallman of Fairview killed this big eight-point buck on day two of SC's 2017 hunting season.

    Lexington County huntress kills trophy buck

    Her sister killed a whopper one day earlier
    August 26 at 10:41pm
    Josh Wall killed this buck -- his best ever -- on Aug. 19 in Allendale County

    Allendale hunter downs 14-point, 147-inch buck

    Hunter credits management, patience, for big buck kill
    August 24 at 11:01pm
    Michael Jones killed both of these bucks within minutes of each other on South Carolina's opening day of 2017.

    Orangeburg County hunter bags two dream bucks on opening day

    Both bucks in full velvet
    August 23 at 9:54pm
    Anna Elaine Sanders killed this 9-point buck on opening day of SC's 2017 deer hunting season in Hampton, SC.

    Hampton huntress drops 9-point buck in velvet

    Her first velvet buck, and her first opening day deer
    August 17 at 8:25pm
    Lowcountry hunter Garrett Williamson killed this rattlesnake near his hunting blind the day before meeting a copperhead at the end of opening day of deer season.

    *VIDEO* Lowcountry deer hunter meets snake outside ground blind

    Heat, snakes, even a bear doesn't keep this hunter out of the woods
    August 16 at 7:46pm