Firearm Safety Reminders for Hunting Seasons

Firearm Safety Reminders for Hunting Seasons

t’s a busy time of year for the North Carolina hunting community. Blackpowder and gun deer hunting seasons begin this month, as well as duck, bear, small game and other hunting seasons. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission reminds hunters of the following firearm safety tips.

  • Always positively identify your target before pulling the trigger. To ensure the safest shot, . . . MORE
Tuesday, October 10, 2023/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (1313)/Comments (0)/

The Wildlife Commission Explains Black Bear Rehabilitation

The Wildlife Commission Explains Black Bear Rehabilitation

On Saturday, June 10, 2023, the North Carolina Wildlife Commission (Commission) was contacted regarding a black bear suffering from injuries due to a collision with a motor vehicle on I-240 East near Montford Avenue in Asheville. The most humane option given the extent of injuries it sustained was to euthanize the bear.

In the case of vehicle collision or other situations where a bear is injured, Commission staff . . . MORE

Tuesday, June 13, 2023/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (2263)/Comments (0)/

Change in Fire Extinguisher Requirements for the Recreational Boater

Change in Fire Extinguisher Requirements for the Recreational Boater

Effective April 20, 2022, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) implemented a change in the fire extinguisher requirements for recreational vessels. MORE

Monday, May 16, 2022/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (12640)/Comments (0)/

Fishing Regs and Routinely Asked Questions

Fishing Regs and Routinely Asked Questions

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s (NCWRC) regulations for fishing can be intimidating. With countless fishing opportunities in our state, there’s a lot of fish and a lot of rules to remember. MORE

Friday, April 8, 2022/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (10878)/Comments (0)/

Why Another Limited Striped Bass Season in 2022?

Why Another Limited Striped Bass Season in 2022?

In February, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission issued a proclamation and distributed a press release stating that the 2022 striped bass harvest season in the Roanoke River Management Area would be reduced... MORE

Wednesday, February 23, 2022/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (6558)/Comments (0)/

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