Species

2022-2023 Seasons

Regulations

 

Additional
Information

Armadillo

No Closed Season 

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

Beaver

Refer to Regulations Digest

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

Bobcat

Oct. 17, 2022 - Feb. 28, 2023

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

Coyote

No Closed Season

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

5-County Coyote Hunting & Depredation Permits

 Crow

Aug. 3, 2022 – Feb. 25, 2023

June 7 - July 29, 2023

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

General Information

Grouse

Oct. 17, 2022 – Feb. 28, 2023

Hunting Regulations

General Information

Nutria

No Closed Season

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

Opossum

Oct. 17, 2022 – Feb. 28, 2023

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information (PDF)

Pheasant (Male Only)

Nov. 19, 2022 - Feb. 1, 2023

Hunting Regulations

 

Quail

Nov. 19, 2022 - Feb. 28, 2023

Hunting Regulations

General Information

Rabbit (Includes Box-Trapping)

Oct. 17, 2022 – Feb. 28, 2023

Hunting Regulations

 General Information

Raccoon

Oct. 17, 2022 – Feb. 28, 2023

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information

Skunk (striped)

No Closed Season

Hunting Regulations

Trapping Regulations

General Information (PDF)

Squirrel - Gray and Red

Oct. 17, 2022 – Feb. 28, 2023

Squirrel - Fox

Oct. 17, 2022 – Jan. 31, 2023

Hunting Regulations

General Information
Controlled Hunting Preserves

Regulations

General Information
Extended Falconry

Regulations