• Hunting

    Natural cover from limbs on nearby trees provides a hunter with a chance to draw unobserved from this ladder stand.

    Bow stand selection keys

    Archers’ choice of areas, trees is crucial
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    This Guilford County hunter shot this trophy on Sept. 18, and he had to take a dip in a pond to retrieve it.

    Guilford County deputy sheriff downs 175-inch behemoth

    Hunter had to take a swim to retrieve the buck
    2 hours ago
    On her first gator hunt, Laura Griffin of Anderson killed this trophy Santee gator which measured 12-foot, 7-inches in length.

    Anderson huntress kills 12-foot, 7-inch Santee gator

    Two friends also bagged trophy gators on same day
    3 hours ago
    After an uncooperative doe walked out of range, this trophy mainframe 8-point buck offered Jonathan Linens a shot.

    Caswell County hunter downs big 8-point buck

    Deer had 12-inch G2s, 18-inch inside spread
    10 hours ago
    Jason Carter killed this 10-point trophy in Alamance County after watching him grow on trail camera for the past two years.

    *VIDEO* Alamance County hunter bags trophy 10-point

    Buck had tall tine, symmetrical 138+ inch rack
    Yesterday at 4:01pm
    Janet Jones stuck this Pope & Young buck on Sept. 9 in Stokes County. The 10-point has been green-scored in the 140s.

    Stokes County grandma arrows 10-point buck in velvet

    Buck green-scored in the 140s
    Yesterday at 9:01am
    Hunter Stevens let this buck walk for 5 years, monitoring his progress before killing the 140-class 9-pointer.

    Thomasville hunter arrows 9-point, 140-class buck

    Buck had 21.25-inch inside spread
    September 18 at 7:29am
    The NCWRC alerted hunters that they may find dead deer while hunting this season as a result of hemorrhagic disease.

    Hemorrhagic disease reported in five North Carolina counties

    Dead, dying, and sick dear reported in Southern Appalachians
    September 18 at 4:01am
    Chris Phinney proved that small parcels of land in urban areas can hold trophy bucks.

    North Raleigh hunter sticks trophy buck on 15-acre plot in Wake County

    8-point buck had 9-inch G2
    September 18 at 4:01am
    Trail cameras can provide great information as the rut approaches on the specific bucks using an area; try placing some around scrapes and rubs.

    Identifying bucks on scent markers

    September 15 at 7:00am
    Good optics  — top-quality binoculars and scopes — are another link in the chain between a hunter and a big buck.

    Quality optics make every hunt count

    September 15 at 7:00am
    Deer hunters need to do some map scouting before they try to pinpoint whitetails in the 1.1 million acres of the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests.

    Map out western strategies

    September 15 at 7:00am