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May / June  2018


Wildlife in North Carolina MagazineFeatures
 

State of the Rivers

written by Mike Zlotnicki | photographed by Melissa McGaw

Wildlife Resources Commission biologists take stock of how anadromous fish are faring in the Cape Fear, Neuse and Tar rivers. 


Help Behind the Lens

written by Mike Zlotnicki

Photographers regularly featured in Wildlife in North Carolina offer advice on outdoor photography.


Rivers of Riches (Sample Article) 

written and photographed by Todd Pusser

In the first installment of a three-part series, marine biologist Todd Pusser provides an underwater view of the diversity in our mountain streams.


A Man for Moths and Hoppers

written by Josh Leventhal | photographed by Melissa McGaw

Landscape ecologist Stephen Hall has devoted his career to championing the big role these small critters play in our ecosystem.


Photo Competition Rules

written by Josh Leventhal | photographed by Melissa McGaw

White-nose syndrome continues to wipe out hibernating bat populations in western North Carolina, yet biologists and researchers hold out hope for better days ahead.

This Month's Sample Articles

Rivers of RichesRivers of Riches

written and photographed by Todd Pusser

In the first installment of a three-part series, marine biologist Todd Pusser provides an underwater view of the diversity in our mountain streams.

 

Video

Wild & Tasty

Our chef gave his traditional duck recipe a North Carolina twist by swapping a red wine sauce for a Cheerwine glaze. While the combination may sound unusual, this crispy and tender dish is sure to please.

Coming in the Next Issue

In the July  / August Issue

The Venomous Six

Learn how to identify the six different species of venomous snakes that live in North Carolina, including the timber rattler.


In The Zone

Not all spots on an ocean fishing pier are created equal. Where you stand can impact what you might catch. 


Carving Out A Fish Niche

Henry Snuggs has taken his love of fishing to new heights by creating folk art sculptures of fish so realistic they appear ready to be hooked.

2018 Spring Outdoor Guide

Table of Contents for 2018 Spring Outdoor Guide

 

Editor’s Note

 

Putting a Bow on a Fishing Alternative

written by Hannah Shively | photographed by Melissa McGaw
If you are passionate about hunting and fishing, then you might want to give bowfishing a shot.

 

Regulations for Mountain Trout

 

Delayed Harvest Stocking Dates

 

North Carolina Angler Recognition Program

 

North Carolina Freshwater Fishing Records

 

Identification Chart

 

Regulations for Warmwater Game Fish

 

Bass on Top

written by Mike Zlotnicki | photographed by Thomas Harvey
Nothing beats the strike when fishing topwater lures.

 

Coastal Boating Guide

 

Piedmont Boating Access Areas

 

Mountain Boating Access Areas

 

Youth Take to the Fields at Pirate Classic

written by Mike Zlotnicki | photographed by Melissa McGaw
Inaugural event seeks to help ‘remove barriers’ for young turkey hunters.

 

2017 Reported Spring Wild Turkey Harvest

 

The Upland Gazette

2017 Fall Outdoor Guide

Table of Contents for 2017 Fall Outdoor Guide

 

Editor's Note

 

An Upland Alternative

written by Mike Zlotnicki | photographed by Melissa McGaw
Hunting preserves vary in amenities and options but share a similar quality: a place to pursue gamebirds.

 

Index to Game Lands

 

North Carolina Hunting Seasons

 

Secrets of the Sandhills (PDF)

written and photographed by Brady Beck
Follow along as longtime biologist Brady Beck leads a special tour of Sandhills Game Land.

 

Regulations for Warmwater Game Fish

 

Regulations for Mountain Trout

 

Bear Season Map

 

Deer Season Maps

 

North Carolina Goose Zones

 

Hunting Regulations and Information

 

A Return to Squirrels

written by Walter “Deet” James | photographed by Melissa McGaw
Once a staple of every young hunter, squirrel hunting has largely been replaced by a pursuit of big game. The time has come for a change.

 

Big Game Harvest Reports for 2016–17

 

The Upland Gazette

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