Wing-shooting goes from 0 to 60 in September across the Carolinas as hunters don their shell vests and sling plenty of shot at doves, Canada geese and teal.

Early Canada goose season is best kept secret in Carolinas

The early Canada goose season opened this week in the Carolinas, but it’s probably the best kept secret in the outdoor world. […]

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.  […]

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.  […]

Get ready for green-winged teal during North Carolina’s early October duck season

In addition to wood ducks, green-winged teal are likely to make an early arrival during North Carolina’s Oct. 5-8 season. […]

Feel the teal – Early teal season on tap in North Carolina in September

“Feeling the teal” is an expression used by supporters of UNC-Wilmington’s athletic teams. Teal became the school’s official color in 2009 after serving unofficially for many years prior. […]

‘Pinching’ early season geese: Paddling can get you plenty of chances

When the prospect of writing a paddling column was tossed around, one of the stipulations was for it to cover both fishing and hunting opportunities from a paddled boat. […]

How to fool those wary Canada geese

I was invited on a hunt for resident Canada geese early this fall and had an excellent hunt, even though it didn’t start out that way. […]

Good Goose Getters

If you think you have to make a long trip to bag a limit of Canada geese, you’re mistaken. […]