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WNC Wildlife Day
January 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
WNC WILDLIFE DAY
January 11th, 2020
Hosted by Headwaters Outfitters and The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council.
Measuring day for deer, bear and other game provided by the North Carolina Bowhunters Association. Official NCBA, Pope & Young and Boone and Crockett measures on site. 10am – 3pm
Local Clubs members and information available. 10am -3pm
10 am – Heath Cartee , On X Hunt, how to turn this smart phone app into a tool a sportsman can’t live without. Learn how to get the most out On X Hunt, a must for both the public and private land hunters.
11am– Cold Mtn. Strutters, learn Turkey hunting techniques from members of one of the oldest turkey clubs in WNC. A great seminar for those wanting to get started all the way up to more advanced.
12pm- Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, this has been a fast growing national organization. Learn about their NC Chapter and how their message is reaching a younger group of sportsman. Panel discussion on public land hunting in WNC, access, strategies, gear, game populations and questions from the floor.
1pm- US Forest Service, with over half of NC’s public game lands in Nantahala and Pisgah National
Forest sportsman have been very engaged over the new forest revision plan. The plan alternatives is due
out in early Feb. The Forest Service will update on plan and answer questions, this is a great opportunity
to learn about future of wildlife on our National Forest.
2pm– North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, review of the new R-3 hunting program. Panel discussion from NCWRC and other organizations on recruiting new hunters and keeping the engine of conservation strong.
3pm– Fish and Wildlife Conservation Council , This will be our Jan. meeting and we will focus on the revision plan alternatives and the Nantahala and Pisgah meetings we will host to give and receive data and information from sportsman thru-out each of the Districts in each of these forest. Come learn how to be involved and what you can do for WILDLIFE on public lands.
Food truck opens at 10am.
Taproom opens at 12pm