RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 27, 2013) — Join the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission tomorrow as we celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day by hosting or supporting seven, family-friendly events that highlight our state’s extraordinary hunting and fishing heritage and wildlife conservation efforts throughout the years.
All events are free with the exception of the Greenwing event at Mackay Island, which costs $25 and includes a rod and reel combo, bait, t-shirt and a Greenwing membership.
Activities vary at each event and include:
Fishing, with bait and tackle provided
Shooting a bow and arrow, and pellet rifles with qualified instructors
Observing live animals, such as reptiles, amphibians and birds of prey
Cooking over a campfire — and tasting the results
Identifying aquatic insects
And much more
Event times and locations are below. For additional information on each event, including directions and a list of activities, vi