Im new to NC and the public gameland in the state is interesting to me. I was walking this weekend on one to look around and noticed a fairly recent lock on deer stand still on a tree. Hard to say whether it has been abandoned or whether that is someone's "spot". What is the etiquette on that? Seems like i read somewhere it becomes public property at that point, but kind of a bummer if someone claiming an area like that. Who wants that kind of confrontation at 5am in the morning deep in the woods?