My 12-year-old grandson, Tanner Foushee, was rabbit hunting with his dad, and others, on Saturday, 1/23. He was very fortunate to harvest an albino white rabbit. The rabbit had been seen several times during deer […]
Reed Dawson of Zebulon, NC killed his first ever rabbit on Jan. 23, 2021 with a .410 shotgun.
Three subspecies of rabbits — cottontail, marsh and Appalachian — inhabit North Carolina. Cottonails thrive in early-successional habitat (cutovers) that afford cover and safety from avian and ground predators. […]
The most-recent small-game survey conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (2015-16) revealed that the best rabbit hunting occurs in the Midlands (2.19 rabbits jumped per hour), followed by the Lowcountry Country’s (1.22), the Piedmont (0.77) and the Northern Coastal Plain (0.56). Cottontails make up the bulk of kills at 68.6 percent, while marsh rabbits total 27.4 percent and swamp rabbits 4 percent. […]