Bow hunting season announced for Nags Head Woods Preserve

Published 6:54 am Saturday, July 20, 2019

The Nature Conservancy allows bow hunting for white-tailed deer in the Nags Head Woods Preserve and according to THC, the annual hunt is designed to manage the deer herd and to ensure the herd’s health. The regular hunting season runs September 7, 2019 through January 1, 2020.

Interested hunters must attend an orientation session and complete an application form which includes a $50 fee to cover the cost of hunt administration and liability insurance. All orientation sessions are held at Nags Head Woods Preserve, 701 West Ocean Acres Drive in Kill Devil Hills. Call 252-441-2525 with any questions.

If you are visiting Nags Head Woods as a non-hunter (i.e. hiking, running or fishing), TNC asks that you always respect year-round regulations: stay on designated hiking trails and keep dogs leashed.  Hunters have specific safety zones and are not allowed to hunt within 100 yards of designated hiking trails.

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Hunter orientation sessions will be held Tuesday, August 20 at 5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, August 21 at 5:30 p.m.; Thursday, August 22 at 8 a.m.; Tuesday, August 27, 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday August 28 at 5:30 p.m.



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