Category: Fishing & Hunting

Fishing and hunting are big on the Neuse and in Pamlico County. Explore it all yourself, or let one of our local guides show you the secret spots.

The Silver Kings Have Returned!!

It is early in the morning on a typical hot, humid North Carolina summer day. What better place to be than out on the river with a boat loaded with tackle ready to take on speckled trout, flounder, maybe even

Fun in the Summer Sun

It’s an early July morning on the Neuse River in Oriental, and the air is thick and still. The sun has not even winked over the horizon yet and we are at the boat launch preparing to scoot across the

Oriental NC Area Fishing Peaks in The Fall

One of the many great things that makes Oriental so special is that now, during the late summer and early fall, we have a truly world-class fishery whose season peaks this time of year.  Whether you call them Old Drum,

Oriental Has Fishing, Sailing and The Arts

It doesn’t matter what you choose to do in Oriental.  Like me, you can fish for trout, rockfish, flounder, or our world-class bull red drum.  The Neuse River is also fantastic for sailing, paddleboarding, tubing, or running around on a

More Great “Phishin’ Photos” in Oriental, NC!

Stuart Creighton loves to fish – and we’re always glad to see him here at River Neuse Suites hotel in Oriental, North Carolina.  He always seems to have pretty good luck too.  Maybe he should retire and become a fishing

Got Fish? Are You Kidding?

Stuart Creighton Caught A Whopper of a Fish This Past Weekend in Oriental, NC And Another . . . And Another!   Stuart and his Guide Gary Dubiel from Spec Fever Guide Services Landed Over 50 Fish in One Short Morning. 

Oriental, NC Hotel is Close to Restaurants Serving Great Seafood – or Just Catch Your Own!

Alton Weeks caught a beauty right off the Oriental pier across the street from River Neuse Suites The fish are still biting in Oriental, North Carolina.  One of our frequent guests caught a nice trout off the pier right across

Tarpon Tournament Begins Today in Oriental, NC

The Annual Tarpon Tournament opens today with an “Inshore Slam,” which is a catch and keep contest.  On Saturday, the catch and release segment begins as sport fishermen vie for cash prizes given for the largest tarpon caught in our

If You Love to Fish – Come to Oriental!

River Neuse Suites is Right on the River so Come Join us for Some Great Fishing! As you can see from the above photo, this is a great time of year to do some fishing in our charming village.  And if you

Oriental Rotary Club Tarpon Tournament Is This Weekend

This coming weekend, July 29 th through the 31st, River Neuse Suites hotel in Oriental will host the Annual Tarpon Catch and Release Fishing Tournament. The Oriental Rotary Club, who sponsors the event each summer, has an entertaining and exciting