For The Love Of A Dove

Dove hunting holds a high place among Carolina hunters. A good shoot can be as much of a social event as a great kickoff for fall hunting seasons across the Carolinas. So break out that […]


Don’t give up on doves after Labor Day

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.  […]


Dove field-ology

The best dove hunts always begin with a solid food source, from native grasses and forbs to carbohydrate-rich grains in agriculture fields.  […]


North Carolina dove heaven

This game land is huge (61,225 acres), spreading across four counties in the south-central piedmont, and has more dove fields (20) than any public land in North Carolina. […]


Find the dove buffet

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.  […]


NCWRC looking for input on migratory game bird seasons

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 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.