North Carolina Hunting Seasons Dates (Updated)

Welcome to the North Carolina Hunting Seasons page. Updated US Hunting Seasons for 2019-2020.

As part of our comprehensive guide to US Hunting Seasons By State on this page you will find out "When Is Hunting Season for North Carolina?"

There is also general information on the different hunting seasons for a wide range of wild game species. You will find links to the relevant State Authority so you can make sure you have all the correct legal obligations in place before you start your hunt.

The North Carolina hunting season website makes the following comment:

"Some 2,000,000 acres of public and private lands in North Carolina are managed by the Wild-life Resources Commission for public hunting, trapping and inland fishing."

IMPORTANT. All care has been taking in preparing this hunting season information for you. Please check the relevant State Authority's Website for further information and any changes to current US Hunting Season Regulations. We have provided a link to each States hunting season website for your convenience.

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Black Bear Hunting Season
Hog Hunting Season

North Carolina

Deer Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Firearms

Oct 12-Jan 1

Blackpowder

Sept 28-Nov 22

Bow

Sept 7-Jan 1

Youth Hunt

Sept 28

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

North Carolina

Turkey Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Spring

Apr 11- May 9 (2020)

Youth

Apr 4 -10 (2020)

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

 North Carolina

Small Game Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Hogs

Open All Year

Coyote

Open All Year

Fox

Open All Year

Gray & Red Squirrel

Oct 14 -29

Fox Squirrel

Oct 14 -Jan 31

Rabbit

Oct 14 -Feb 29

Bobcat

Oct 14 -Feb 29

Raccoon & Opossum

Oct 14 -Feb 29

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

North Carolina

Game Bird Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

Ducks

Oct 2-5, Nov 16-Dec 2 & Dec 14-Jan 31

Pheasant

Nov 23 - Feb 1

Quail

Nov 23 – Feb 29

Grouse

Oct 14 - Feb 29

Canada geese (Resident)

Oct 2-12, Nov 16-Dec 7 & Dec 14-Feb 8

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

North Carolina

Black Bear Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2019-2020*

General

Oct 14 - Jan 1

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

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Good Luck!!

Paul

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