15A NCAC 10B .0206      SQUIRRELS

(a)  Open Seasons:

(1)           Gray and red squirrels may be taken by hunting on the Monday on or closest to October 15 to the last day of February.

(2)           Fox squirrels may be taken by hunting on the Monday on or nearest October 15 to December 31 in the counties of Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Bladen, Brunswick, Cumberland, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Moore, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, Pitt, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Stokes, Surry, Watauga, Wayne and Wilkes.

(b)  Bag Limits:

(1)           The daily bag limit for gray and red squirrels is eight and there are no season and no possession limits.

(2)           In those counties listed in Subparagraph (a)(2) of this Rule, the daily bag limit for fox squirrels is one; the possession limit is two, and the season limit is 10.

 

History Note         Authority G.S. 113-134; 113-291.2;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2013; August 1, 2010; May 1, 2009; May 1, 2008; May 1, 2006; July 1, 1995; July 1, 1987; July 1, 1986; July 1, 1985.