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By NCWRC blogger on 10/24/2012 2:03 PM

Hunters are required to wear a cap, hat or an outer garment in blaze orange that is visible from all sides whenever they are hunting bear, feral hogs, deer,rabbit, squirrel, grouse, pheasant or quail with a firearm. Archery hunters hunting deer during the muzzleloading or gun season also must wear blaze orange anytime during that season. 

Blaze orange, also known as hunter orange for obvious reasons, isn’t a color found in nature, making it instantly recognizable as a human presence. 

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By NCWRC blogger on 2/1/2012 12:54 PM
The number of women hunters in North Carolina keeps increasing, statistics from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission show.

While overall hunting license sales have fluctuated somewhat in recent years, the number of women buying hunting licenses in the state has steadily gone up, according to Harvey White with the Commission’s Administrative Services Division.

This can be attributed to numerous factors, but there are a couple we’d like to acknowledge and promote: - The Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program.  This program for women 18 and older provides hands-on experiences in a variety of outdoor instructional activities, including hunting. The next big activity is a weekend workshop on April 13-15 at the Eastern 4-H Conference Center in Columbia, N.C. The...

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