N.C. Wildlife Recommends Wearing Orange


Last updated 10/21/2019 at 4:03pm

Hunting season for many different game animals lasts from fall through winter. Wearing orange while in the forest can help you stand out. ( Courtesy Photo)

Fall is here, and so is the hunting season. Many take to the woods this time of year to enjoy the brisk weather and fall foliage, and its important to be aware of hunting activity in the area if you're venturing into the forests this time of year.

One of the best things hikers and bikers can do to stay safe and courteous during hunting seasons is to wear hunter orange, or a similarly bright color while in any of the game land territories in the county. In Transylvania County alone, hunting is permitted in Pisgah National Forest, DuPont State Forest and Headwaters State Forest. Outdoor clot...

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