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North Carolina Public Hunting Lands

North Carolina Hunting:

The total area available in this state for hunting is 1,380,000 acres which is almost 4.4% of the total area of this state. Animals that are available in this state for hunting are White-tailed Deer, Bear, Raccoons, Turkey, Opossums, Squirrels, Rabbits, Quail, Bobcats, Pheasants, and a few other game species. Every year more than 60,000 hunters visit this state to hunt their desired animals on different public hunting lands. Additionally, there is a huge difference between the amount of hunting license for the native hunters and for the nonresidents in North Carolina. Those who want to become a resident of this region must spend consecutive 3 months in this region. Also, hunters can bring their pets on hunting lands but they must be leashed and hunters should possess their current vaccination slips. There are designated areas on hunting leases where the physically challenged hunters can hunt their desired animals. Lastly, motor vehicles are not allowed inside the hunting land until unless you are physically disabled and the engine of motor vehicle must be switched off while hunting.

North Carolina public Hunting Lands:

In North Carolina hunting lands are those which are either under the possession of North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission or are leased from various corporations and agencies. In order to hunt on any hunting land the minimum person age is 17 & a valid permit and license are also compulsory. Total public hunting lands available in this state are almost 1,050 where hunters can hunt their desired animals at different times of the year. Hunting lands are not open to public so the hunters do not face crowd while hunting. Hunting from vehicle is not allowed in hunting lands.

Hunting Rules in North Carolina:

There are special rules and regulations for hunting in this state and disobeying them can lead to the license cancellation of hunters. The use of motor vehicles is only allowed for the people with disabilities in hunting lands. Some lands need prior registration for hunting that can be done online and some require on-site registration. Moreover, hunters can bring their pets on hunting lands but they must possess a slip of their recent vaccination. There are designated areas for camping on hunting leases and camping for more than 21 consecutive days in any 30-day period is prohibited. Luxurious restrooms are also available for hunters to stay. Additionally, hunters are not allowed to bring any kind of alcoholic drinks and drugs on hunting lands.  Lastly, activities that can be done on these lands other than hunting include fishing, trapping, hiking, skiing and horseback riding.