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22394
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Wildlife biologist Evan Stanford of the NC Wildlife Resources Commission explains why taking a doe early in the season rather than much later can benefit both the hunter and the deer herd.
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26058
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Previously, sentiments have held that hunting deer require leaving the females along. However, biologists now realize that controlling deer herd populations in North Carolina require the shooting of does under certain conditions and restrictions.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 20 Issue 5, Nov-Dec 1976, p24
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26094
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Eastern North Carolina led the state in the number of arrests for illegal night hunting of deer, a violation of the State’s game laws.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 21 Issue 3, Summer 1977, p3
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26114
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Farmers have been contending with growing deer populations who tend to gravitate toward the types of crops grown in eastern North Carolina, such as soybean and corn. Biologists and managers have set up either sex hunting seasons in these critical areas.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 21 Issue 5, Nov-Dec 1977, p10
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26439
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The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission considered proposals for targeting either sex for deer hunting season for 1980-81, while also prohibiting the practice of spotlighting.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 24 Issue (27) 4, Apr 1980, p12
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26644
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Big game can now be hunted legally with a handgun for the first time in North Carolina. Hunters are urged to use a handgun caliber that they know would dispatch the quarry with a single, well-placed shot.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 34 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1987, p7, il
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26654
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The 1986 Dixie Deer Classic, the fourth sponsored by the Wake County Wildlife Club of Raleigh, was the best attended, biggest trophy display and most profitable of any of the club’s activities. This year’s highlight was the attainment of the first Boone and Crockett record head for the state.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 33 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1986, p12, il, por
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8206
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Firelighting is a way of taking deer at night by aid of a light, usually a powerful flashlight or car spotlight. The firelighter takes advantage of the deer's night feeding habits and its tendency to be immobilized by a bright light. This method of hunting is illegal. The authors discuss the progress that is being made in bringing these violators to justice and the hazards firelighting creates for both violators and law enforcement officers.
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8200
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The recently concluded management area deer season was the second best in all the years since these hunts have been conducted. Recordkeeping began in 1948. The 1966 season deer kill was 2,517 and was exceeded only in 1963 when 2,747 deer were taken. Wildlife management areas include Pisgah, Mt. Mitchell, Sandhills, and Croatan. Bucks with guns, either sex, and bow and arrow are the three types of hunts on which statistics are gathered.
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1887
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An anonymous deer club in North Carolina's Piedmont has adopted a deer management program, Quality Deer Management (QDM), that will maintain a healthy deer population by harvesting fewer bucks and more does.
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2570
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Because their good protective cover and abundant food supply attract large numbers of deer, creek and river bottoms are excellent deer-hunting areas.
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3914
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Deer hunting in September heat poses challenges not found in cooler weather. Hunters must wear clothes that provide comfort, control a greater amount of human scent, reduce insect distractions, stay awake and alert in the warm air, and dress the deer quickly before the heat spoils it.
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4600
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Of all the things needed to successfully hunt deer - shooting skill, equipment, outdoor knowledge - the most important is finding deer signs and being able to interpret them. Almy describes deer signs, including droppings, beds, tracks, feed areas, and rubs, and what they mean.
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6901
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Almy offers suggestions for hunters who are in search of the biggest and best whitetail deer. His suggestions include practicing shooting, hunting river bottoms, hunting escape routes, hunting small pockets of cover, and hunting all day.
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7496
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A number of hunters use food plots to attract deer in season instead of putting bait, such as corn, apples, and sweet potatoes, on the ground. Food plots also provide nourishment year-round. Among the forage plants that provide nutrition for game animals are clover, oats, chicory, soybeans, cowpeas, chufa, turnips, and vetch.
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