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Wildlife Commission Closes Dove Field on Bladen Lake State Forest Game Land
ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. (Sept. 9, 2015) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has closed a dove field on the Bladen Lake State Forest Game Land to hunting until further notice. The Commission closed the field due to someone baiting the fiel...

September 22, 2015 Land Use and Access Committee Meeting Notice
Raleigh, N.C. (September 8, 2015) Download the PDF below for the Tuesday, September 22nd Land Use and Access committee meeting notice. September 22, 2015 Land Use and Access Committee Meeting Notice (PDF)

Wildlife Commission Schedules September Outdoor Programs in Brevard
BREVARD, N.C. (Sept. 8, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering several outdoor events and programs in September at its Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in Transylvania County.   All events are free and open on...

Wildlife Commission Offers Archery Hunting Safety Guidelines
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 8, 2015) – With archery season for deer opening Sept. 12 statewide, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recommends some safety guidelines for hunters using archery equipment, including crossbows. Hunters should alwa...

Free Deer Hunting Seminars Held Statewide in September
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 4, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the Quality Deer Management Association are offering introductory deer hunting seminars across the state in September. The free seminars, which will be held from 6:...

Uwharrie Game Land Changes for Waterfowl Impoundment Usage
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 2, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises hunters of a regulation change for the Lewis Millpond waterfowl impoundment on the Uwharrie Game Land in Montgomery County. On the posted waterfowl impoundment,...

Dove Hunting Season Opens Sept. 5
RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 2, 2015) — Shortly before dawn on Sept. 5 the 2015-16 dove hunting season will open officially. Hunting hours on opening day and throughout the season will be one half hour before sunrise and ending at sunset. The N.C....

Rocky Branch Access Area to close temporarily for site improvements
The following is a news release issued by Duke Energy on Aug. 31, 2015 TOPTON, N.C. – In order to facilitate work for site enhancements, Duke Energy will temporarily close the Rocky Branch Access Area on Lake Nantahala beginning September 8...

Applications for Permit Waterfowl Hunts Available Sept. 1
RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 31, 2015) – Beginning Sept. 1, sportsmen can obtain applications for permit waterfowl hunts online, by visiting a Wildlife Service Agent or by calling 1 (888) 248-6834, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  The deadline for the m...

2015-16 Waterfowl Seasons, Bag Limits, Other Limits Set
RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has set season dates, bag limits and applicable regulations for the 2015-16 waterfowl and extended falconry seasons. In July, the Commission approved the season dates for...

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