For many hunters, the first day of dove season is often also the last day, as they quickly shift their attention to deer and the excellent fishing that September generally provides. While the dove population takes a major hit on Labor Day weekend, the rest of the season shouldn’t be ignored. […]
With an estimated population of 275 million in North America, the mourning dove is one of the most-abundant and recognizable birds in the land. In the South, Labor Day weekend brings hunters from all walks of life into fields for the opening day of the dove season. […]
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission invites citizens to provide input on the upcoming migratory game bird hunting seasons through an online comment system on the agency’s website. Comments are submitted by going to www.ncwildlife.org and clicking on the “Migratory Game Bird Proposed Seasons” scrolling icon at the bottom of the page. Migratory game birds include waterfowl, doves, woodcock, rails and snipe. Comments on the season dates will be accepted through Apr. 9.