• Waterfowl & Duck Hunting

    Jennings Rose sets out long-line rigs filled with scoter decoys for Pamlico Sound sea ducks. He attaches decoys to the rig using a monofilament loop.

    Long-line decoy rigs save time, effort

    December 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Jennings Rose takes more sea ducks ­— and some divers — when he takes to the Pamlico Sound in a layout boat.

    Lay out for sea duck success

    Layout blinds give hunters a big edge when scoters and other sea ducks take wing in North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound
    December 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    A great wood duck hunt may last only 30 minutes before limits are filled.

    Ammo for wood ducks: the long and short of It

    November 15, 2017 at 6:00am
    Hunters in North Carolina and South Carolina are allowed to take three wood ducks per day as part of their six-bird bag limit.

    Everyman’s duck

    From swamps to beaver ponds, almost every sportsman in the Carolinas can find a few wood ducks to hunt.
    November 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    The NCWRC and Ducks Unlimited are teaming up to offer four free waterfowl hunting seminars across N.C. in October.

    Free waterfowl hunting seminars offered across North Carolina in October

    Four seminars are free and open to novice and experienced hunters
    October 05, 2017 at 10:42am
    Duckfest 2017 is a celebration of Clarendon County's role as the Duck Hunting Capital of South Carolina.

    Duckfest 2017 scheduled for Oct. 14 in Summerton, SC

    Festival includes duck calling contests, bass tournament, sporting clays shoot
    October 03, 2017 at 5:31pm
    The Savannah National Wildlife Refuge is offering 3 youth waterfowl hunts throughout the winter months.

    3 youth waterfowl hunts offered by Savannah NWR

    Hunts are in November, December, January
    October 02, 2017 at 1:51am
    Avian-X Topflight Preener

    Avian-X Topflight Preener/Sleeper mallard

    August 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    Waterfowlers can plan their North Carolina hunting trips now, thanks to the NCWRC releasing the 2017 waterfowl season dates and limits.

    North Carolina's 2017 waterfowl seasons have been set

    Some waterfowl bag limits have changed
    May 05, 2017 at 12:05pm
    Gatortail Mod v series

    Gatortail Mod v series

    March 01, 2017 at 10:11am
    Eastern North Carolina is snow goose heaven in February.

    Don’t snow on my parade - The snow goose parade begins this month in eastern North Carolina

    Take advantage of federal efforts to thin the burgeoning population of snow geese.
    February 01, 2017 at 7:00am
    A layout blind offers goose hunters plenty of concealment when hunting fields.

    Blinds for goose hunting aren’t all alike

    January 15, 2017 at 7:00am
    Being big, heavy birds, Canada geese take slightly bigger shotgun loads to kill them cleanly.

    Change out duck loads for bigger shot

    January 15, 2017 at 7:00am