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Hunting in North Carolina: Online Resources and Mobile Apps to Enhance the Field Experience

By    |   Thursday, 28 May 2015 01:06 PM

Hunting in North Carolina can provide big game, small game and numerous birds for hunting enthusiasts. There are also online resources and mobile applications that can help hunters navigate the state's hunting regulations, species and hunting areas.

Here is a look at online resources as well as some helpful mobile apps to make hunting in North Carolina easy.

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1. Online Training

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission offers free hunter education courses year-round. For the convenience of hunters, the commission's website also lists three approved online courses with a range of fees. This allows hunters to complete their training and education on their own time. However, potential hunters must attend a local two-hour review session and take the final exam. The online courses are offered by hunter-ed.com, huntercourse.com and beasafehunter.com.

2. North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission Website

One of the most important online resources is the official website of the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission. This site has all the information that hunters need when it comes to education, training, licensing, and more. The website includes a section with details about seasons and limits for hunting in North Carolina. This section includes information about seasons and limits, license information, safety rules, and specific county laws regarding big game, small game, waterfowl, and migratory game birds.

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3. North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission App

The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission also has an app available for hunters. It includes a contact list with email addresses and phone numbers, a table detailing sunrise and sunset times, links to the latest news, and more. It also includes interactive maps of boating access, game lands and shooting ranges.

4. Pocket Ranger Exchange

The Pocket Ranger Exchange is the official state guide to state parks in North Carolina. This is a free app that gives hunters up-to-date information about the parks, including weather conditions, coming events and safety alerts. It also includes detailed park maps as well as an interactive GPS mapping guide to ensure that no one gets lost. For regulatory issues, the app also includes all general park policies.

This article is for information only. Please check current regulations before hunting.

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