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

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)