North Carolina Hunting Regulations

Deer Season Dates:


  • YOUTH DEER HUNTING DAY: September 26, 2015
  • EASTERN DEER SEASON: Archery: Sept. 12 – Oct. 2; Blackpowder: Oct. 3 – Oct. 16; Gun: Oct. 17 – Jan. 1
  • CENTRAL DEER SEASON: Archery: Sept. 12– Oct. 30; Blackpowder: Oct. 31 – Nov. 13; Gun: Nov. 14 – Jan. 1
  • NORTHWESTERN DEER SEASON: Archery: Sept. 12 – Nov. 6; Blackpowder: Nov. 7 – Nov. 20; Gun: Nov. 21 – Jan. 1
  • WESTERN DEER SEASON: Archery: Sept. 12 – Sept. 27 and Oct. 11 – Nov. 22; Blackpowder: Sept. 28 – Oct

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