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9072
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This is the fourth in a series describing the North Carolina Wildlife Commission's game lands. These are areas open to hunting by the public during the regular season. A special games land permit is required to hunt on these managed lands. The Western Game Lands, at 655,298 acres, is one of the smaller of the state's four game lands. This area includes the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests, Caney Fork, Green River, and Toxaway Lands, plus several tracts owned by Champion International Corporation.
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21727
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Each year the NC Wildlife Commission publishes a booklet, \"Permit Hunting Opportunities,\" both in print and on its website. The permit allows hunting for a specific number of days on various game lands for turkey, dove, deer bear, waterfowl, including tundra swan, geese, and small game. Green explains how hunters are selected for a permit. The article includes a map marking the state's 56 game lands in the Central Region, Piedmont Region, Mountain Region, and National Wildlife Refuges. Green describes hunting wild turkey for three days on a permit for Jordan Lake Game Land.
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25942
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As a result of an agreement between the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and Champion International Corporation in Canton, North Carolina, over 51,000 acres of land are now open for as part of the Commission’s Game Lands Program providing for more opportunity for hunting and fishing.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 16 Issue 4, Fall 1973, p12
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26443
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In an attempt to prevent the private purchase of nearly 40,000 acres of game land for non-game use in the Pisgah National Forest, the NC Wildlife Federation is asking the public to write the North Carolina Congress to prevent this activity.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 24 Issue (27) 5, May 1980, p4
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26484
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Game Lands is land owned or leased by the state that is open to the public for hunting and fishing. The North Carolina Game Lands Program offers a range of access opportunities for sportsmen, and has also become a vital source for game and non-game habitat preservation and improvement.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 38 Issue 5, Fall 1991, p17-19, il
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26647
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In North Carolina, one-hundred individual landowners have voluntarily offered their lands for public hunting. Some of these areas could be lost to public use, however, if hunters demonstrate poor behavior.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 33 Issue 1, Jan/Feb 1986, p6
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9015
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During the 1971-72 hunting season, the North Carolina Wildlife Commission initiated a new expanded game lands program. Barick evaluates the successes and failures in the western, central, and eastern game lands over the past two years.
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9044
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The prime objective of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission's game lands program is to provide more hunters with more lands where they are free to go whenever the seasons are open. Amundson describes the program's eastern section, which is located in the Coastal Plains and covers over 664,512 acres that are under intensive wildlife management.
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9045
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This is the second in a series describing the North Carolina Wildlife Commission's game lands. These are areas open to hunting by the public during the regular season. A special games land permit is required to hunt on these managed lands. The central game lands area covers 153,626 acres and coincides with the physiographic region known as the Piedmont.
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9070
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This is the second in a series describing the North Carolina Wildlife Commission's game lands. These are areas open to hunting by the public during the regular season. A special games land permit is required to hunt on these managed lands. The Northern Game Lands consist of 395, 785 acres that include Pisgah National Forest Game Land, South Mountains Game Land, Thurmond Chatham Game Land, and the Cherokee National Game Land.
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9213
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The Croatan Game Lands cover 167,569 acres with vegetation varying from hardwood swamps with towering cypress trees to pocosins. Barnes describes the game species there, including waterfowl, bear, deer, turkeys, and small game.
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26748
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The Game Lands Use Permit entitles a holder to hunt, trap, fish, train dogs, or participate in field trials on any of the game lands designated in North Carolina. The Sandhills Game Land is a popular location for deer and dove hunting, and offers an early season for bow hunters.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 31 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1984, p9-10, il
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26784
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The Game Lands Use Permit entitles the holder to hunt, trap, fish, train dogs, or participate in field trials on any of the areas designated as Game Lands by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. These lands are leased by the state from other government agencies and private companies.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 30 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1983, p11, il
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26829
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There are several reasons why hunters and fishermen need game lands licenses, whereas other recreationists do not. According to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, funds collected from game lands licenses are used only for projects which primarily benefit sportsmen. Also, the Commission has no statutory authority to regulate outdoor sports not related to wildlife with the exception of boating.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 7, July 1981, p8
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29615
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North Carolina has twenty-four public game lands planted with various crops to attract mourning doves and to benefit other wildlife. Christopher Jordan, a game lands and forest resources manager, offers his advice on the best places to dove hunt.
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