N.C. Hunters: Always think twice before pulling the trigger

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters to be aware of their surroundings and positively identify their target before p...

October 29th, 2017 |  


With fall fire season approaching, N.C. Forest Service offers tips to prevent wildfires

RALEIGH — As fall wildfire season approaches, the N.C. Forest Service encourages North Carolinians to heed the call of National Fire Prevention ...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Delayed harvest trout waters open Oct. 1

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement Delayed Harvest Trout Waters regulations on 34 trout waters in 20 western North ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Youth Deer Hunting Day scheduled for Sept. 23

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has set Saturday as a Youth Deer Hunting Day. On this day, youth 17 and younger may use any leg...

September 17th, 2017 |  


Wildlife Commission moves to real-time reporting of big game harvests

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters that, starting this fall hunting season, all big game harvests must be reported...

September 7th, 2017 |  


New law enhances opportunities to hunt on Sundays

New law enhances opportunities to hunt on Sundays

RALEIGH — A new law, “Outdoor Heritage Enhanced,” will increase opportunities to hunt wild animals and upland game birds on private ...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Surry CC offers taxidermy orientation on July 29

Surry CC offers taxidermy orientation on July 29

DOBSON — Anyone interested in learning more about the Taxidermy classes offered by Surry Community College is encouraged to attend an orientatio...

July 5th, 2017 |  


No fishing license needed to fish on July 4

RALEIGH — July 4 is “free fishing day” in North Carolina where everyone — residents and non-residents alike — can fish i...

June 27th, 2017 |  


Delayed harvest trout waters open to harvest June 3

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open 34 trout streams and two lakes classified as Delayed Harvest to trout harvest on June...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Wildlife Commission opens hatchery-supported trout waters Saturday

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters in 25 western counties at 7 a.m. on Saturday. The sea...

March 28th, 2017 |