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WNC Wildlife Day

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


                                      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


January 11
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Headwaters Outfitters
25 Parkway Road
Rosman, NC 28772 United States
COVID-19 Updates
The current update as of April 1st, due to Governor's Order: Going forward until April 29th or further notice:
  • Our Retail Shop is CLOSED and:
    Offering ONLINE Shopping and Gift Cards
    Orders shipped out next business day
    For Call-in orders or order questions please EMAIL US.
  • The Forks of the River Taproom is CLOSED. 
    To-Go Beer orders available for pick-up Saturday 2-5pm. 
    Custom beer and wine orders available with prepayment
    orders can be placed via email or Facebook Messenger
    EMAIL HERE or Visit Us on FACEBOOK
  • Paddling Trips and Rentals
    We are postponing our opening day of paddling season until further notice
    All special events and guided paddling trips are postponed
    All shuttle services have been suspended
    Canoe and Kayak rentals suspended
  • Fishing Trips and Classes
    All Guide Trips and Classes are Postponed Through April 29th- For inquires please EMAIL

We appreciate your support and patience during this time. We will be available for questions, orders and reservations via phone and email. We will continue to provide updates when necessary. From our Headwaters Family to Yours, we send prayers that you and your loved ones stay safe.

The Whitmire Family