The true story of the early-20th-century Chatham County rabbit boom.
Carolina Born & Bred
Six generations — and counting — of the Plott family have bred a hound renowned for its tenacity, bravery, and indelible link to the Tar Heel State.
Birds of Paradise
Handcrafted decoys have evolved from a practical tool for hunting waterfowl into a prized art form. Yet for some collectors, their value lies in cherished memories of the Carolina coast.
’Tis the Season
The Ramblin’ Man heads into Labor Day weekend with a twinkle in his eye and a song on his lips: For many North Carolinians, dove hunting season kicks off the most wonderful time of the year.
North Carolina’s Rice Revival
Eastern North Carolina was once home to thousands of acres of Carolina Gold rice. And then, about a century ago, those rice fields disappeared. In Pamlico County, this heirloom crop is back — and coming to menus across the state.
Bunking with Babe
In the early 1930s, legendary slugger Babe Ruth took a hunting trip to Craven County.
Welcome to Quail Country
Times have changed since scions of the Gilded Age hunted quail in piney woods across the Piedmont. But those who hope to preserve a home for the little birds will always listen for a bobwhite’s whistle.
Ramblin’ Man: Return of the Thunder Chicken
Our spring woods would be a lot quieter today if not for a North Carolina conservationist who was devoted to wild turkeys.
Crabbing and Hunting on Currituck Sound
Currituck Sound in the northern Outer Banks provides a year-round bounty of seafood and game — and for two local fishermen, it's a beautiful way of life.