The Carter County Hunting & Fishing Association is dedicated to serving the sports men and women of Carter County. It supports hunting & fishing with activities such as building and installing Christmas tree habitats and fish attractors on Watauga Lake, supporting the Sheriff’s Department at their qualification range, and conducting a variety of gun skills and safety classes.
Hunter safety is an important aspect of its service; the club has 6 NRA and state certified instructors and 2 TWRA certified Hunter Safety Education Instructors. It is affiliated with the NRA, has an NRA recruiter on staff, and in the past 10 years has helped more than 2000 residents receive their handgun carry permit.
CCHFA partners with the Carter County Parks & Rec Board to promote shooting sports in the county, with current efforts focused on establishing a shooting park.
To learn more about CCHFA, please visit its website.