Roanoke River in the spring time is noted for its stripper fishing “world wide” In the spring of the year the Striped Bass or Rockfish travel upstream from the Sound to spawn. Two months of “keepers” and two months of “catch and let them go”. If you need a guide contact the hunting lodges with full accommodations located in Northampton County. listed below are the four web sites.

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Lake Gaston is known for the following species of fish: Black Crappie, Chain Pickerel, Largemouth Bass, Walleye, Yellow Perch and Crappie.. Lake Gaston consists of 350 miles of shoreline and 20,000 acres. For the family members there are numerous water sports available with local shopping and dining.

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Welcome to Occoneechee lodge. We're the oldest lodge in the area, offering guided hunts since 1989. We are unique in several ways and offer the most liberal bag limit, managed and unmanaged areas, and 3 full day or 6 full days of hunting. Occoneechee Lodge is located in the heart of the peanut belt of Northeastern North Carolina.

Southern tradition best describes the feeling you have when you hunt trophy whitetail deer on our historic plantation. Verona Plantation is managed exclusively for trophy whitetail deer. Come see what it’s like to hunt these beautiful southern coastal whitetails in a variety of terrain settings from wide open soybean fields to cut-over pine forests and mixed hardwood flats.

Located in Northampton County, centrally located near Jackson, NC, Lily Pond Creek has 7,000 acres of the best White Tail Deer hunting in the state of North Carolina also hunt Black Bear and Turkey and fish for Strippers on the Roanoke River. Rooms are available with good home cooked meals.

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For information on Deer Hunting, Black Bear Hunting, Turkey Hunting and Stripper Fishing use Web site:

Lily Pond Creek Hunting Lodge
P.O. Box 535
Jackson, NC 27845
Phone: 252-534-7381
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