The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has implement Delayed Harvest Trout Waters regulations on 36 trout waters in 20 western North Carolina counties as of Oct. 1, 2018. Prior to Oct. 1, Hatchery Supported Trout Waters regulations apply to these waters.
On Sunday afternoon, Sept. 23, Tory Pegg of Oak Ridge, North Carolina ended the day in a big way, when a massive Guilford County 9-pointer with 11-inch tines and a 22 1/8-inch spread stepped broadside at 15 yards from his tree stand. Pegg’s arrow took down the once-in-a-lifetime buck on his hunting property two weeks into the 2018 hunting season. But, Sunday afternoon wasn’t the first time Pegg had encountered this beauty.
Hurricane Florence churned its way through the Carolinas, dumping massive amounts of rainfall that did plenty of damage that is still having a big impact on communities in both states. But for those who have been able to fish in the salt, they’ve experienced some of the best fishing since the spring.
While most 6-year-olds stay pretty busy just being kids, Carter Lee Phillips of Pittsboro is adding a healthy dose of the outdoors to his youth. Fostered by a long lineage of hunters including his father, Jonathan Phillips, Carter was able to put an arrow through not one, but two respectable bucks a mere 10 days into this season — the largest being a Chatham County 10-point that taped out at 119 ⅜ inches on Sept. 18.
In order to combat a potential threat posed by boat traffic to flood berms protecting coal ash ponds adjacent to the Waccamaw River near Conway, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) Director Alvin Taylor today signed an emergency regulation establishing a “Vessel Exclusionary Zone” on the waters of the Waccamaw River in the vicinity of the Santee-Cooper Generating Station in Conway.
The Bearded Butchers YouTube channel promotes itself as the place where you’ll find tips on how to kill it, chill it, cut it, season it, and grill it! And that’s exactly what they do. Check out this 20-minute video demonstrating how to break down a deer carcass into boneless cuts, without the use of a saw. […]
Oconee County’s South Cove County Park near Seneca will host a family event celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22. This free family adventure is open to the public.
On Sept. 22, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host or support four family-friendly outdoor skills events to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. The events, most of which are free, offer activities and exhibits that highlight the state’s rich hunting, fishing and wildlife conservation heritage.
Derrick Rogers of Weaverville, NC, drives down to the Apache Family Campground several times a year just to fish the Apache Pier in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. And on this pier, he only fishes for one thing — sheepshead.