• Other Hunting

    Berries like crabapples (above) and smilax are prime foods for grouse during the winter.

    Grouse: Thanks berry much

    January 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Knowing the details of an established forest service trail can provide hunters with a good idea of where to go and how to get there.

    Trail tips for grouse hunters

    January 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    South Carolina hunters have a five-month season on crows on private land.

    South Carolina crow-hunting particulars

    January 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Late winter, during the coyote mating season and before fawns are born, is prime time to trap and try to control coyote populations.

    Kill coyotes before fawns arrive

    January 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Ken Spell took this 720-pound black bear in Pender County. Such heavyweight bears are unusual in the state's southern counties.

    Salemburg hunter kills 720-pound bear in Pender County

    12-gauge slug stops bear in its tracks
    January 14, 2016 at 10:55am
    The author killed this beautiful ruffed grousein the Pisgah National Forest near Linville Gorge. That’s Lake James in the background.

    Get rough on Ruff - Public lands offer almost unlimited opportunity for grouse hunters

    Mountain trails through North Carolina’s public lands can provide access to plenty of ruffed grouse.
    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Dondi Rogers of Saluda is a veteran crow hunter who said the wing-shooting is “fun and frustrating.”

    Caw! Caw! Boom! Crow-hunting can be a great opportunity for South Carolina wing-shooters

    Decoys and electronic caller can make for a great day afield.
    January 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Katlyn Williams shot this 645-pound black bear in Washington County the day after killing her first deer.

    18-year-old Coats woman kills 645-pound bear in Washington County

    Hunt lasted about 5-minutes
    December 27, 2015 at 8:48pm
    Fox squirrels inhabit different types of habitat from grays, including longleaf pines and cornfields, not hardwoods.

    Set your squirrel priorities: fox or gray

    December 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    A call like the Mr. Squirrel Whistle and a good pair of binoculars are great additions to a squirrel hunter’s arsenal.

    Special gear for secretive squirrels

    Binoculars, whistles, can help locate cautious squirrels
    December 15, 2015 at 7:00am
    David Linker was deer hunting when he harvested the biggest bear ever killed in  Person County.

    Concord hunter kills Person County record bear

    Bear weighed 448-pounds
    December 07, 2015 at 8:21pm