2018-19 Seasons & Limits

Big Game

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Species

Seasons & Limits

Map

Black Bear

2019- 2020 Seasons

Black Bear Seasons & Limits Bear Season Maps

White-tail Deer

2019-2020 Seasons

White-tail Deer Seasons & Limits

Deer Zones Maps

Wild Turkey

2019-2020 Seasons


Wild Turkey Seasons & Limits
Statewide Season

Small Game and Other Seasons

Species

2019-2020 Seasons

Regulations

Additional
Information

Armadillo

No Closed Season 

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

Beaver

Refer to Regulations Disgest

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

Bobcat

Oct. 14, 2019 - Feb. 29, 2020

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

Coyote

No Closed Season

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

5-County Coyote Hunting & Depredation Permits

 Crow

Aug. 2, 2019 – Feb. 29, 2020

June 3 - July 31, 2020

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday of each week. Crows may also be hunted on Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Independence Day; except when these days fall on a Sunday.

Hunting Regulations

 

 Feral Swine

No Closed Season

Hunting Regulations

General Information

 Fox

Refer to “Fox Hunting & Trapping Seasons” publication at www.ncwildlife.org/foxseasons.

 

Fox Seasons by County

General Information

Groundhog

No Closed Season

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

 

Grouse

Oct. 14, 2019 – Feb. 29, 2020

Hunting Regulations

General Information

Nutria

No Closed Season

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

 

Opossum

Oct. 14, 2019 – Feb. 29, 2020

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information (PDF)

Pheasant (Male Only)

Nov. 23, 2019 - Feb. 1, 2020

Hunting Regulations

 

Quail

Nov. 23, 2019 - Feb. 29, 2020

Hunting Regulations

General Information

Rabbit (Includes Box-Trapping)

Oct. 14, 2019 – Feb. 29, 2020

Hunting Regulations

 

Raccoon

Oct. 14, 2019 – Feb. 29, 2020

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

Skunk (striped)

No Closed Season

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information (PDF)

Squirrel - Gray and Red

Oct. 14, 2019 – Feb. 29, 2020

Squirrel - Fox

Oct. 14, 2019 – Jan. 31, 2020

Hunting Regulations

General Information
Controlled Hunting Preserves

Regulations

General Information
Extended Falconry

Regulations


 

 

Waterfowl

 

Species

2018-19
Season
Dates

2018-19
Regulations

 

Additional Information

Waterfowl - General

(includes ducks, geese, swans and youth waterfowl days)
Seasons / Limits

Youth Waterfowl Day(s)

Extended Falconry Seasons
 
Migratory Game Bird Regulations

 
Additional Info (including license requirements, non-toxic shot requirements, baiting information and various reports)
Canada Goose Seasons / Limits

 

Migratory Birds Regulations
 

NE Goose Hunt Zone Permits (PDF)

Additional Info (including license requirements, non-toxic shot requirements, baiting information and various reports)
 Light Goose Seasons / Limits Migratory Game Bird Regulations
 
 Light Goose Conservation Season Permit Information
Tundra Swan
 
Seasons / Limits
 
Migratory Game Bird Regulations
 
Tundra Swan Permit information (PDF)

Additional Info (including license requirements, non-toxic shot requirements, baiting information and various reports)

Webless Migratory Game Birds (woodcock, rail, snipe, mourning and white-winged doves)

 

Species

2018-19
Season
Dates

2018-19
Regulations

Additional Information

Woodcock Seasons/Limits

Extended Falconry Seasons

Migratory Game Bird Regulations
 
Additional Info
(including public hunting opportunities and various reports)
Snipe Seasons/Limits Migratory Game Bird Regulations

 
Additional Info
(including public hunting opportunities and various reports)
 
Rails (includes Sora & Clapper, King & Virginia Rail)
Seasons/Limits

Extended Falconry Seasons

Migratory Game Bird Regulations

 
Additional Info
(including public hunting opportunities and various reports)
 
Doves (includes mourning and white-winged dove)

Seasons/Limits 

Extended Falconry Seasons

Migratory Game Bird Regulations Additional Info
(including public hunting opportunities and various reports)