State reportedly remains free of the disease, although two bordering states – Tennessee and Virginia – have had confirmed cases.
North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
RALEIGH, N.C. — Results from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s annual deer harvest summary indicate hunters across the state reported harvesting 161,854 deer during the 2017-18 hunting season – an 8 percent increase over the 2016-17 season. Deer harvest increased in districts 2 through 9, ranging from 3.4 percent in District 3 to 13.3 percent in District 4; however,…
State hunters reported 149,811 deer killed during the 2016-2017 hunting season, down 7.8 percent from the 2015-2016 season.