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Madison Angler Wins Lifetime Freshwater Fishing License
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 20, 2015) — While she may have caught only five little sunfish at the kids’ Farris Park Fishing Derby, Faith Duncan, of Madison, reeled in a much bigger prize — a lifetime freshwater fishing license, courtesy o...

Wildlife Commission Sets Migratory Game Bird Seasons
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 17, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has approved the season dates for dove and other webless migratory game birds, as well as September seasons for Canada geese and teal. Seasons and bag limits for most...

Wildlife Commission Constructs Fishing Pier in Dan Nicholas Park
SALISBURY, N.C. (July 17, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the Rowan County Parks and Recreation Department, recently constructed a universally accessible fishing pier on the 10-acre lake in Dan Nicholas Park in Sali...

Wildlife Commission Presents Young Anglers with Lifetime Licenses
152 Anglers Statewide Win Prizes in National Fishing and Boating Week Drawing RALEIGH, N.C. (July 17, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with Neuse Sport Shop and the N.C. Council of Trout Unlimited, presented two young a...

N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Elects New Leadership
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 16, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission unanimously elected a new chairman and vice-chairman during its business meeting today to preside over the governing board of the state regulatory agency. John Litton Cl...

Jeff Beane Receives Prestigious Wildlife Conservation Award
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 16, 2015) — Jeff Beane, a well-known naturalist and dedicated conservationist, received the Thomas L. Quay Wildlife Diversity Award at the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s business meeting in Raleigh today. The...

Wildlife Commission Renovates Fishing Area at Oak Hollow Lake
HIGH POINT, N.C. (July 16, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the City of High Point, recently renovated the public fishing area at the marina on Oak Hollow Lake. Staff constructed a universally accessible, T-shaped...

Wildlife Commission Provides Tips on Living with Alligators
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 15, 2015) – As sightings of alligators become more numerous in North Carolina, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering tips on how to co-exist peacefully with these large reptiles. While they may look scary a...

Prescribed Burn Today on Suggs Mill Pond Game Land
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 15, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is conducting a prescribed burn today on the following game land: WHERE: One location: Suggs Mill Pond Game Land –  70 acres in Bladen County....

Wildlife Commission Reopens Fayetteville Boating Access Area
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (July 13, 2015) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has re-opened the Fayetteville Creek Boating Access Area after completing renovations today. The boating access area, which is located at 2517 Wilmington Highway in F...

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