North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

2018-19 Seasons & Limits

Big Game

Species

Seasons & Limits

Map

Black Bear 2018-19 Big Game Regulations Coming Soon Bear Season Dates (PDF)
White-tail Deer 2018-19 Big Game Regulations Coming Soon

Deer Season Dates PDF)

Wild Turkey 2018-19 Big Game Regulations Coming Soon Statewide Season

Small Game and Other Seasons

Species

Regulations

Additional
Information

Armadillo

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Trapping Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information
Beaver

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Trapping Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information
Bobcat

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Trapping Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information
Coyote

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Trapping Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information

5-County Coyote Hunting & Depredation Permits
 Crow

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

 
 Feral Swine

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information
 Fox

Fox Seasons by County

Coming Soon

General Information
Groundhog

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Trapping Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

 
Grouse

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information
Nutria

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Trapping Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

 
Opossum

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Trapping Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information (PDF)
Pheasant

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

 
Quail

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information
Rabbit

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

 
Raccoon

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Trapping Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information
Skunk (striped)

Hunting Regulations (PDF)Trapping Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information (PDF)
Squirrel

Hunting Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information
Controlled Hunting Preserves

Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon

General Information
Extended Falconry

Regulations (PDF)

Coming Soon


 

Mourning Dove

Species

2018-19
Season
Dates

2018-19
Regulations

Additional Information

Doves (includes mourning and white-winged dove)

Seasons/Limits

Extended Falconry Seasons 

Migratory Game Birds – State Regulations

Coming Soon 

Migratory Game Birds – Summary of Federal Regulations 

Coming Soon

 

Additional Info (including public hunting opportunities and various reports)

 

Waterfowl

 

Species

2018-19
Season
Dates

2018-19
Regulations

 

Additional Information

Waterfowl - General

(includes ducks, geese, swans and youth waterfowl days)
Seasons / Limits

Youth Waterfowl Day(s)

Extended Falconry Seasons
 
Coming soon

 
Additional Info (including license requirements, non-toxic shot requirements, baiting information and various reports)
Canada Goose Seasons / Limits


Coming soon
 

NE Goose Hunt Zone Permits (PDF)

Additional Info (including license requirements, non-toxic shot requirements, baiting information and various reports)
 Light Goose Seasons / Limits Coming soon

 
 Light Goose Conservation Season Permit Information
Tundra Swan
 
Seasons / Limits
 
Coming soon
 
Tundra Swan Permit information (PDF)

Additional Info (including license requirements, non-toxic shot requirements, baiting information and various reports)

Webless Migratory Game Birds (woodcock, rail, snipe)

 

Species

2018-19
Season
Dates

2018-19
Regulations

Additional Information

Woodcock Seasons/Limits

Extended Falconry Seasons

Coming soon

Additional Info
(including public hunting opportunities and various reports)
Snipe Seasons/Limits Coming soon


Additional Info
(including public hunting opportunities and various reports)
 
Rails (includes Sora & Clapper, King & Virginia Rail)
Seasons/Limits

Extended Falconry Seasons

Coming soon


Additional Info
(including public hunting opportunities and various reports)