Media Contact: Jodie B. Owen, Public Information Officer
RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 31, 2011) –Beginning Sept. 1, sportsmen can apply for permit waterfowl hunts online, or by visiting a Wildlife Service Agent or calling 888-248-6834, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Application deadline for the majority of waterfowl permit hunts is Oct. 1.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission set the late-season waterfowl dates at its August business meeting. Information on all late-season waterfowl permit hunting opportunities, including locations, dates and quotas, is now available on the agency’s website, www.ncwildlife.org. Click on the Permit Hunting Opportunities link on the right side of the page.
Download a one-page document “2011-2012 Bag Limits, Shooting Hours, and Season Dates for Waterfowl Seasons Occurring After September 30” that provides a quick overview of waterfowl bag limits, dates and hours.