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At Fourth Generation Outfitters we specialize in North Carolina Guided Swan hunting. With 6 World Swan calling Championships, and 100% opportunity, there's no question that Fourth Generation Outfitters is the #1 place for Guided Swan Hunts in North Carolina!
North Carolina plays a vital role in the yearly cycle of the Eastern Population of tundra swans, wintering more swans, by far, than any other state on the East Coast. Each fall, approximately 65,000 – 75,000 swans migrate to northeastern North Carolina to take advantage of the abundant food sources. North Carolina is becoming a true trophy hunter’s paradise for Swan. North Carolina waterfowlers harvest more tundra swans than any other states. The chances are plentiful to obtain the Swan of your choice. North Carolina holds 6,500 permits for use by both residents and non-residents.
Our North Carolina Guided Swan Hunts take place in Northeast North Carolina. Currently Fourth Generation Outfitters has over 20,000 acres of fields located in Currituck, Camden, and Pasquotank Countys.
Trophy North Carolina Guided Swan Hunts has a 100% opportunity on our field hunts. Your guide will set up the swan decoys, and each hunter will be given a white suit. Like our snow goose hunts, hunters will lay on goose chairs in the middle of the decoys. Your Guide will do his best at picking out a nice white trophy swan.
Hunters also have the option of hunting swans over the water while duck hunting. This is a great way to get more hunting time in. We DO NOT RECOMMEND! Hunters looking for a trophy swan to hunt over water. Its a lot harder to pick out a nice white bird. This is a good way for hunters who have a permit, and looking to put an extra bird in the boat!
Hunters are allowed 1 swan per permit, per year!
Permits are awarded by a lottery. Hunters must apply between August 1st and October 1st. You can apply by contacting the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission , or apply anywhere that sells North Carolina hunting licenses.
Hunters can also add other hunters to a permit party. A party number will be given to the Hunter that starts the permit party. Up to 5 hunters total can be added to a party. ALL Hunters must have a valid North Carolina hunting license at time of applying for a Tundra Swan Permit. Failure to have a valid North Carolina hunting license at time of applying, will automatically kick the whole party out of the system! Tundra Swan Permits are not 100% draw, nor has a money back guarantee if you, or your party is not awarded a permit!
Cost to apply for a North Carolina Tundra Swan Permit is $15.00 per hunter.
Fourth Generation Outfitters and their guides are not held responsible for forgotten permits, swans not harvested, hunters not receiving a Tundra Swan Permit, and if you accidentally shoot more than one swan!
Recommended Lodging for our North Carolina hunts:
Hampton Inn- 402 Halstead Boulevard, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 27909, USA Phone (252)-333-1800
Fairfield Inn- 1640 City Center Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Comfort Inn 306 S Hughes Blvd, Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Virginia is only 1 of 9 states that allows Tundra Swan Hunting. Out of all the 9 states, Virginia is the hardest state to harvest a tundra swan! This is due to the lack of agricultural fields that the tundra swans like to feed in. Making it hard to pattern swans.
We at Fourth Generation Outfitters have excepted this challenge. We offer Virginia Tundra Swan hunts over water. We hunt parts of the Sound, Back Bay, and Rivers. This is done out of our Sissor Rig. (Boat Blind) We also can add duck hunting to this type of hunting. You will be hunting over a large white spread of swan/snow goose floaters. These hunts are fully guided.
There is NO Guarantees on our Virginia Tundra Swan Hunts. We do have a very high success rate. Weather and winds play a role on these hunts. If the weather is to bad, we will be forced to cancel the mornings hunt. We ask you call us the day before your hunt to check on weather conditions. Virginia Tundra Swan Hunts are by lotto permit only! You may apply at www.gooutdoorsvirginia.com The deadline to submit applications for this drawing is September 25th. Virginia allows 638 swan permits to be issued.
We due recomnend multi day hunts, to insure a better chance to harvest a Virginia swan. The price for a Virginia Swan Hunt is $200.00 per hunter, per mornings hunt. Hunts stop at 11:00am.
6 World Swan Titles, over four generations of experience. Please check out our video and see for yourself, why so many hunters call FGO #1