Join the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission on Sept. 28, 2019 as we celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day in North Carolina. The Wildlife Commission is hosting or supporting family-oriented events that highlight our state’s extraordinary hunting and fishing heritage and remarkable wildlife conservation efforts through the years.
Interactive activities and demonstrations vary for each event, but all provide unique opportunities for participants of all ages to connect with nature and test their outdoors skills. A few of the activities include:
To find a National Hunting and Fishing Day event near you, see below.
*National Hunting and Fishing Day in North Carolina
Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge, Knotts Island
8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
* The Greenwing National Hunting and Fishing Day event at Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge is $20 per participant and includes a rod and reel combo, bait, a t-shirt, Fish for Fun bags and a Greenwing membership.
National Hunting and Fishing Day in North Carolina: Wildlife Expo
John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center, Fayetteville
This event has been cancelled due to renovations.
Durham County Wildlife Club
3616 Hopson Road, Morrisville, NC
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
National Hunting and Fishing Day in North Carolina
Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, Pisgah Forest
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Richmond Co. Ducks Unlimited/NCWRC Greenwing Fishing Event
McKinney Lake State Fish Hatchery, Hoffman N.C.
Sept. 14, 2019 - 10 a.m to 2 p.m.
The events are held in conjunction with National Hunting and Fishing Day, an annual celebration that promotes outdoors sports and recognizes hunters and anglers for their leadership in fish and wildlife conservation. Find out more about the ways hunters and anglers benefit wildlife conservation in North Carolina by visiting our Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration page.