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Proposed Changes to WNC Hunting Seasons

In December, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission proposed changes to hunting seasons for bear and white-tailed deer in the Western North Carolina mountains. The changes, which can be viewed on the NCWRC website, would allow bear and deer hunting seasons to overlap and allow longer periods of hunting with guns.

“The proposals are based on biological data, will aid the deer population and improve hunter satisfaction,” Mike Carraway, a wildlife biologist with the state Wildlife Commission, told the Citizen-Times.

Following a January public comment period, in February wildlife commissioners will determine whether to adopt the proposals and put them into effect on Aug. 1, 2018.

— Hannah Gillespie

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