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November / December 2017

Scat Matters

written by Ann May | photographed by Melissa McGaw
Want to enhance your outdoor experience? Then get the scoop on what animals might be around by identifying their poop.

 

The Hunt That Changed It All

written by Jeff Beane | photographed by Todd Pusser
Uncovering the hidden world of mysterious and rare green salamanders.

 

Eyes on the Prize

written by Andrew Walters | illustrated by Jim Brown
Inspired by his father to go into the woods at an early age, this hunter now hopes to become a mentor.

 

The Smokehouse Bunch

written by Gil Alligood | illustrated by Gary Palmer
In this fictional tale, two old friends, one dog and a few coveys of quail make for a splendid morning of hunting.

 

Decoy on the Run

written by Keith Hendrickson
Meet Bald Pete, an ordinary Styrofoam decoy that goes on the adventure of a lifetime.

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Scatt Matters (PDF)

written by Ann May | photographed by Melissa McGaw
Want to enhance your outdoor experience? Then get the scoop on what animals might be around by identifying their poop..

Video

Wild & Tasty

Whether you’re at the beach or at home, this recipe is the perfect conclusion to a hot summer’s day.

Coming in the Next Issue

In the January / February 2018 Issue
 

Staying Focused

Now in its 13th year, the Wildlife in North Carolina Photo Competition continues to attract amazing photos from our subscribers.

 

Wild & Tasty

Need a suggestion on how to prepare the results of a successful duck season? We’re here to take you through the steps of a delicious recipe.

 

Trek for Timberdoodles

With the help of professional guides, Commission staffers Thomas Harvey and Mike Zlotnicki (and their dogs) set out to hunt the elusive American woodcock on public land. 

 

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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