• Deer 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
    1 hour 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
    8 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
    Bradley Hughes just wanted some doe meat for the freezer, but he couldn't pass up the opportunity when this 10-point in velvet offered him a shot.

    Elloree hunter goes doe hunting, bags a trophy buck in velvet

    Full velvet 10-point was too much to resist
    September 14 at 8:59pm
    After 43 years of hunting, Joey Johnston finally killed the record book buck he's been dreaming of.

    After 43 years, Horry County hunter bags trophy book buck

    146-inch, 8-point buck weighed 198 pounds
    September 14 at 1:25pm
    Jennifer Morris passed on this buck all last season, and it grew into a doozy.

    Rougemont huntress sticks 15-point, 138-inch non-typical buck

    She let the same deer walk all last season
    September 13 at 10:20pm
    Bear Island and a handful of other WMAs are currently closed due to storm damage.

    Several South Carolina WMAs closed temporarily

    Hunting, other activities suspended until further notice
    September 12 at 8:52pm
    Elon's Alex Hughes killed this buck, his personal best, on opening day of 2017.

    Elon hunter downs 9-point, 159-inch buck on opening day

    His biggest buck yet
    September 12 at 7:56pm