15A NCAC 10B .0223      Feral Swine

(a)  This Rule applies to hunting feral swine.  There is no closed season for taking feral swine.  Feral swine may be taken on private lands anytime during the day or night.  Feral swine may be taken on public lands without a permit from the hours of one-half hour before sunrise until one-half hour after sunset, and from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise by permit only.

(b)  There are no bag limit restrictions on feral swine.

(c)  Hunters may use artificial lights and electronic calls.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113-129; 113-134; 113-264; 113-291; 113-291.1; 113-291.2;

Temporary Adoption Eff. October 1, 2011;

Eff. February 1, 2012;

Temporary Amendment Eff. August 1, 2012;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2015; March 21, 2013.