Welcome to Occoneechee Lodge
the Best Whitetail Deer Hunting in North Carolina.

North Carolina Whitetail Deer HuntingOcconeechee Lodge is located in the heart of the peanut belt of Northeastern North Carolina. Our hunting area consists of 8,000 acres of family owned land in Northampton County on the historical Roanoke River. Northampton has been the state leader in deer kills reported for the last several years. Directly across the river is Halifax County, the #2 deer kill county in the state.

We offer one of the longest seasons in the country, with our bow & arrow season beginning in early September, blackpowder in early October, and rifle season from mid-October to January 1. Whitetail Deer Hunting in North Carolina Our bag limit is very liberal with six deer per season and two deer per day limits. We have a one month long either sex season beginning December 1, however, two does may also be taken between October and December using special tags.

We have an expert guide staff, who are all avid hunters. Our experienced and friendly guides will do their best to make your hunting experience as successful and enjoyable as possible. We do not guarantee any kills, because under some conditions the deer just do not move as well. However, over the past several years our hunters have enjoyed over 100% success ratio.

Taxidermy available on premises.

Lodging at Occoneechee

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Lodging at Occoneechee is not fancy. Our lodge is a clean and comfortable three bedroom farmhouse which accommodates eleven, we also have a double-wide 3 bedroom mobile home available. The lodge has full kitchen facilities for our guests who wish to cook. Linens and towels are also provided. We have several restaurants, motels and hotels in the area, all within a few minutes of the lodge. The lodge was renovated in 1999. We now have satellite TV.

Getting to Occoneechee Lodge

Map of Occoneechee Lodge in North Carolina
  • Take Roanoke Rapids, Weldon Exit 173 on to Hwy. 158 East.
  • Follow 158 East through Weldon.
  • After crossing Roanoke River Bridge, go 3.8 miles and turn right on State Rd. 1128. (Occoneechee Neck Road)
  • Go 5 miles and take a right on Occoneechee Neck Road South.
  • Go approximately 1 mile and turn left onto Bill Johnson Road.
  • Keep straight for 3.1 miles and you will come to the lodge.
Map of Occoneechee Lodge in North Carolina
  We have a 2500 foot airstrip, 3 miles of riverfront, and
  are accessible by 2 gated dirt roads.

Density Map of Occoneechee Lodge Hunting Area
Density Map of the Hunting Area