Online-only public hearing tonight on state hunting, inland fishing regulation changes

Ken Taylor discusses hunting techniques with his daughter Jessie.

Because of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the North Carolina Wildlife Commission will conduct one virtual public hearing on Jan. 21 beginning at 6:30 p.m., to take comments on proposed changes to regulations related to wildlife management, inland fisheries and game lands for the 2021-2022 seasons.

Of statewide interest to hunters are proposals to allow Sunday hunting on select game lands.

Register online by clicking this link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Or, join by phone toll free (888-788-0099 or 877-853-5247) using Webinar ID: 928 5632 3468.  

To submit written comments: 

  • Online via the Commission’s comment portal 
  • Email [email protected] 
  • Mail written comments to Rule-making Coordinator, 1701 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1701  

The comment period will be open until midnight on Friday, Feb. 1, 2021.