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July • August 2019

 

 

Avian Arithmetic: Quantifying Habitat Management on Private Lands

written by John A. Gerwin and Kelly Douglass | photographed by Melissa McGaw 

Recent studies on Piedmont tracts prove that if you build it, birds will come. 
 

Coming Home

written by Bob Plott | illustrated by Amy Friend

The strange odyssey of an iconic antique shotgun's return to the field. 
 

Keep 'Em Clean

written by Mike Zlotnicki | photographed by Thomas Harvey

Regularly cleaning a firearm keeps it safe and functional.
 

A River on the Rise

written by Bruce Ingram

Once blemished by pollution, the Piedmont's Haw River is becoming a floating, fishing and birding destination. 
 

One Critter's Poop is Another's Treasure

written by Clyde Sorenson | photographed by Matt Bertone

Dung beetles do the dirty work needed to keep our environment clean. 
 

Consider the Vulture

written and photographed by Todd Pusser

These often reviled and misunderstood birds are interesting and important contributors to our ecosystem. 

This Month's Sample Article

Consider the Vulture

written and photographed by Todd Pusser

These often reviled and misunderstood birds are interesting and important contributors to our ecosystems.

 

Coming in the Next Issue

In the September • October Issue

Deer Hunting the Suburbs

The Urban Archery Season in January and February provides additional bow-hunting opportunities while helping to thin out an abundant deer herd in the suburbs.


Stocked Streams

The practice of stocking trout in North Carolina waters has grown into a science and is one of the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission's most successful management tools.


Tree Stand Tips

What kind of tree stand is right for you? Where should you place it? We help you answer these questions.

2019 Spring Outdoor Guide

Table of Contents for 2019 Spring Outdoor Guide

 

Editor’s Note

 

Kayaks Launch a New Fishing Craze (sample article)

written by Mike Zlotnicki | photographed by Thomas Harvey
More anglers are finding these nimble craft a ready alternative to power boats.

 

Regulations for Mountain Trout

 

Delayed Harvest Stocking Dates

 

North Carolina Angler Recognition Program

 

North Carolina Freshwater Fishing Records

 

Identification Chart

 

Regulations for Warmwater Game Fish

 

Take a Kid Fishing

written by Rick Goines | photographed by Melissa McGaw
Tips, techniques and places to go to help ensure a positive angling experience for child and adult.

 

Coastal Boating Guide

 

Coastal Boating Access Areas
 

Getting a Line on Catfish

written by Josh Leventhal | photographed by Melissa McGaw
Veteran anglers offer tips for catching more catfish, from monsters to a mess of good eaters.

 

2018 Reported Spring Wild Turkey Harvest

 

Upland Gazette

2018 Fall Outdoor Guide

Table of Contents for 2018 Fall Outdoor Guide

 

Editor's Note

 

A Day for the Troops

written by Mike Zlotnicki | photographed by Thomas Harvey
Beaver Pond Sporting Club says "thanks" to those who serve by hosting Enduring Gratitude event.

 

Index to Game Lands

 

North Carolina Hunting Seasons

 

Ready. Aim. Build. (PDF)

written by Josh Leventhal | photographed by Melissa McGaw
The Commission is delivering on its mission of bringing shooting ranges to residents across the state.

 

Regulations for Warmwater Game Fish

 

Regulations for Mountain Trout

 

Bear Season Map

 

Deer Season Maps

 

North Carolina Goose Zones

 

Hunting Regulations and Information

 

First Shot

written by Summer Higdon
A Hunting Heritage Apprentice Permit paves the way for a novice hunter.

 

2017-18 Big Game Harvest Reports

 

The Upland Gazette

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