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N.C. Wildlife Enforcement Officer Rescues Lost Hunter

N.C. Wildlife Enforcement Officer Rescues Lost Hunter

On December 17, 2020, N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Law Enforcement Officer Justin St. Onge participated in the search and rescue of a lost hunter in the Uwharrie National Forest in Montgomery County, N.C.  MORE

Tuesday, May 11, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (302)/Comments (0)/
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Crossing Paths with Crossbills

Crossing Paths with Crossbills

In the fall of 2020, we headed to the field in search of a unique and rather uncommon bird – the red crossbill. This unusual finch uses its asymmetrical bill to extract seed from the cones of conifer trees. The species is further divided into “types”...MORE

Tuesday, May 4, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (530)/Comments (0)/
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Fishing for Answers at Harris Lake

Fishing for Answers at Harris Lake

Why are largemouth bass harder to catch recently and why the threadfin shad die-off?

Harris Lake has long been known for its excellent largemouth bass and crappie fishing. Recently anglers have voiced concern about the health of the fish in the lake after noticing a die-off of threadfin shad and a reduced number of largemouth bass caught. MORE

Friday, March 19, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (4752)/Comments (1)/
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Wildlife Commission Seeks Nominations for Small Game Awards

Wildlife Commission Seeks Nominations for Small Game Awards

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is seeking nominations for its Lawrence G. Diedrick Small Game Award. This prestigious honor recognizes meaningful contributions of an individual or organization that benefit North Carolina’s small game populations and/or small game habitat. MORE

Thursday, March 4, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (1202)/Comments (0)/
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Answers About Reduced Striped Bass Season on the Roanoke

Answers About Reduced Striped Bass Season on the Roanoke

In January, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission issued a proclamation and distributed a press release stating that the 2021 striped bass harvest season in the Roanoke River Management Area would be reduced to just two weeks in April. This caught a lot of anglers off guard and angered many others. MORE

Monday, February 22, 2021/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (6159)/Comments (6)/
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