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September  / October 2018


Features

A Native Son Returns (Sample Article)

written by Jacob Rash | photographed by Thomas Harvey

The Commission is working to restore mountain streams and habitat to benefit populations of brook trout, North Carolina's only native trout. 


Keeping An Eye On Wildlife

written by Mike Marsh

North Carolina's Deer Hunter Observation Survey turns up some surprises.


Sprucing Up the Forest for Fairy Diddles

written by Christine A. Kelly | photographed by Melissa McGaw

Commission biologists lead habitat restoration projects to benefit the Endangered Carolina Northern flying squirrel. 


Beneath Still Waters

written and photographed by Todd Pusser

A close look at the diversity of life found within our state's natural lakes and seasonal wetlands.


Candid Critters, Captured Moments

written by Greg Hlavaty

How one family bonded while participating in the citizen-science camera-trap program.


Shining a Spotlight on Spotted Skunks

written by Dan DeWitt

Commission biologists lead a long-term study of this elusive and endangered species.

This Month's Sample Articles

A Native Son Returns

written by Jacob Rash | photographed by Thomas Harvey

The Commission is working to restore mountain streams and habitat to benefit populations of brook trout, North Carolina's only native trout.

Video

Wild & Tasty

Our chef gave his traditional duck recipe a North Carolina twist by swapping a red wine sauce for a Cheerwine glaze. While the combination may sound unusual, this crispy and tender dish is sure to please.

Coming in the Next Issue

In the November / December Issue

Nature Lessons

Nature provides no shortage of life lessons to share with your kids, including many teachable moments as close as your backyard.


Discount Decoys

Learn how to make inexpensive- but attractive duck decoys out of salvaged material.


The Right Fit

Everything you ever wanted to know about shotgun-fittingincluding just how big a difference a properly fit shotgun makesbut never asked. 

2018 Fall Outdoor Guide

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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

2018 Spring Outdoor Guide

Table of Contents for 2018 Spring Outdoor Guide

 

Editor’s Note

 

Putting a Bow on a Fishing Alternative

written by Hannah Shively | photographed by Melissa McGaw
If you are passionate about hunting and fishing, then you might want to give bowfishing a shot.

 

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

 

Bass on Top

written by Mike Zlotnicki | photographed by Thomas Harvey
Nothing beats the strike when fishing topwater lures.

 

Coastal Boating Guide

 

Piedmont Boating Access Areas

 

Mountain Boating Access Areas

 

Youth Take to the Fields at Pirate Classic

written by Mike Zlotnicki | photographed by Melissa McGaw
Inaugural event seeks to help ‘remove barriers’ for young turkey hunters.

 

2017 Reported Spring Wild Turkey Harvest

 

The Upland Gazette

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