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Seven Wildlife Officers Graduate from Basic Wildlife Law Enforcement Training

  • 24 June 2016
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Seven cadets were sworn in as wildlife officers by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission at a graduation ceremony held at Campbell University on Thursday. After 13 weeks of rigorous training, each officer took an oath to...

Pechmann Center Offers Two Fishing Workshops and Two Cub Scout Adventures in July

  • 23 June 2016
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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering two free fishing workshops and two free Cub Scout fishing adventures in July at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center, in Fayetteville. 

No Fishing License Needed to Fish on July 4

  • 23 June 2016
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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds anglers and would-be anglers of all ages that July 4 is “free fishing day” in North Carolina. From 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., anyone can fish without having to pay...

Free Programs Offered at Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education in July

  • 22 June 2016
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Summer programming at the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is in full swing, with 16 workshops being offered to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis in July. The...

Lake Gaston Yields Third Blue Catfish State Record in Six Months

  • 21 June 2016
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For the third time in six months, Lake Gaston has produced another blue catfish state record. The holder this time is 15-year-old Landon Evans, of Benson, who landed a 117-pound, 8-ounce whopper on June 11. Evans caught...
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