• Hunting

    Jay Garner won the 2017-18 Carolina Sportsman Bag-A-Buck contest's grand prize, and the contest is back for the 2018-19 season.

    Bag-A-Buck contest returns for 2018-19 season

    Four monthly winners, plus a grand prize winner will be named
    August 09 at 10:01pm
    South Carolina's laws on importing deer and other cervid parts harvested out-of-state are intended to help stop the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease.

    Know these laws before importing deer, elk parts from outside of SC

    Hunting outside of South Carolina? Know these laws
    August 09 at 9:41pm
    North Carolina's rules on importing parts of deer and other cervids harvested outside of NC are intended to prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease.

    Hunting out of state? Make sure you follow these rules on importing deer parts

    Laws are intended to keep Chronic Wasting Disease out of NC
    August 09 at 9:13pm
    The Lone Star tick infects victims with a life-changing disease, and it's becoming more prevalent in the Carolinas.

    Lone Star tick bite infects Rock Hill man with Alpha Gal disease

    Disease causes serious allergic reactions to meat and meat byproducts
    August 07 at 8:05pm
    The NCWRC has released the 2018-19 Fishing, Hunting and Trapping regulations digest.

    North Carolina's 2018-19 Fishing, Hunting regulations now available

    New regulations booklet has some significant changes from last year
    August 02 at 1:31pm
    The Longhorned tick, sometimes called the East Asian tick, was discovered in NC for the first time in July, 2018 in Polk County.

    Longhorned tick found in North Carolina

    Exotic tick inflicts intense bites, serious animal infestations
    July 31 at 4:11pm
    South Carolina's youth hunters will get a free day to hunt before the official beginning of deer season in each of the state's four game zones.

    Youth hunters get free deer hunting days before regular opening of season

    No tags or hunting licenses required for youth on these days
    July 31 at 2:39pm
    The NCWRC is seeking public opinion on Sunday hunting at 61 public game lands across the state.

    Public input requested on Sunday hunting on select public lands

    NCWRC considers Sunday hunting for 61 properties
    July 29 at 6:57pm
    North Carolina will open alligator season in three areas of Hyde County this fall.

    North Carolina will hold alligator season this fall

    Season will last one month
    July 16 at 3:31pm
    The public's participation in the Summer Turkey Survey helps the SCDNR with estimates on turkey reproduction and recruitment.

    SCDNR asking for volunteers to participate in Summer Turkey Survey

    Survey helps estimate turkey reproduction and recruitment
    July 04 at 11:24am
    With the public's help on reporting their wild turkey observations, the NCWRC is better equipped to manage the state's wild turkey population.

    NCWRC requesting help with reporting wild turkey observations

    Information helps NCWRS manage turkey populations
    July 04 at 10:31am
    Natalie Bell finished first in the 2018 NASP tournament, and first in the 2018 Centershot Ministries tournament.

    Hickory 4th-grader wins NASP National Championship

    She also won Centershot Ministries National Tournament
    June 25 at 10:45am
    A Manns Harbor man was fined, sentenced to jail, and lost his hunting privileges for two years after pleading guilty to eight misdemeanors related to two incidents in Dec. 2017.

    Dare County man sentenced, fined in two waterfowl hunting incidents in December 2017

    Umphlett gets seven days in jail, $2,530 in fines for variety of misdemeanor charges
    June 14 at 2:37pm
    The coyote that attacked a Georgia hiker last month tested positive for rabies.

    Rabid coyote attacks Georgia hiker

    Hiker has undergone series of rabies vaccinations
    June 13 at 11:19am
    South Carolina's 2017 deer harvest increased over the previous year.

    South Carolina's 2017 deer harvest shows increase over previous year

    Doe harvest saw a bigger increase than antlered deer
    June 12 at 3:30pm
    June 15 is the deadline to apply for an alligator hunting tag for South Carolina's 2018 season.

    Time running out on SC's 2018 public alligator hunting lottery

    Apply by June 15 for your chance to bag a Carolina lizard
    June 04 at 11:25pm