• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    Eastern North Carolina is snow goose heaven in February.

    Don’t snow on my parade - The snow goose parade begins this month in eastern North Carolina

    Take advantage of federal efforts to thin the burgeoning population of snow geese.
    February 01 at 7:00am
    The Wetland Seat

    The Wetland Seat

    January 01 at 7:00am
    Hunters across most of both Carolinas have open seasons on Canada geese through January.

    Honkers! Take ’em! Add Carolina geese to your Carolina waterfowl plans this month

    Find feeding, resting areas and enjoy some late-season hunting for resident Canada geese across the Carolinas.
    January 01 at 7:00am
    Tyler and Kevin O’Dell hunt from a temporary blind constructed of pine saplings.

    Swan blinds: minimal or maximum

    December 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    North Carolina hunters will recognize a sweet swan song from a hunting blind.

    A sweet swan song - The tundra swan sings a sweet song for North Carolina waterfowl hunters

    Tundra swans give North Carolina waterfowl hunters a chance for a big, trophy bird.
    December 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Plastic decoys with shot holes and cracks often fill with water but don't drain easily. Drill a hole on top of the decoy to drain it quickly, and then use silicone to seal the holes and cracks.

    Become a decoy doc

    Restore reliability and bring back bling to your blocks with these simple steps
    November 18, 2016 at 10:26am
    The decreasing amount of daylight in a 24-hour period, aka, the photoperiod, has a big impact on the timing of waterfowl migration, even among homebodies like wood ducks.

    Know what affects duck migrations

    November 15, 2016 at 6:00am
    Jump shooting puddle ducks from a kayak is a great way to limit out on a cold morning.

    Don’t forget the ducks

    Paddle boats can get you close to waterfowl
    November 14, 2016 at 9:00am
    The NCWRC and Ducks Unlimited are offering three free waterfowl hunting seminars this month.

    NCWRC, Ducks Unlimited offering free waterfowl seminars this month

    Nov. 15, 16, 17 are dates of seminars
    November 10, 2016 at 12:53am
    Wood ducks lead the field of waterfowl making their presence felt in the Carolinas in November.

    Don’t wait for December ducks

    Big waterfowl migration begins earlier than most hunters think; plenty of ducks, including native woodies, will be in Carolina waters this month.
    November 01, 2016 at 7:00am