Heaviest Fish: $1,800
Second Heaviest Fish: $900
Third Heaviest Fish: $500
“George Ailsworth Good Sport Award”Smallest* Legal Fish: $100
“Fingerling” Youth Award
Lady Angler Award
The James River Striped Bass Tournament
Every November the James River Striped Bass Tournament is hosted by Deep Creek Landing Marina. Registration is online!
The James River Striped Bass Tournament helps further the Virginia Living Museum’s mission in conservation while bettering the environmental education of local children and their families. Every year our loyal sponsors step-up in our community to help ensure the James River Striped Bass Tournament remains the best tournament on the James River!
Kick-Off Party: November 11, 2022 at 5:30pm
Tournament: November 12, 2022, start as early as 6am
2022 Advanced Registration (Before November 1):
$135/boat (captain and mate)
$15/youth additional anglers (17 and under)
$90 for jet ski registration
2022 General Registration (On or After November 1):
$160/boat (captain and mate)
$16/youth additional anglers (17 and under)
$95 for jet ski registration
Entry fees are nonrefundable. Everyone must be registered!
Don’t have a boat, but want to fish the tournament? You can rent a brand new jet ski outfitted for fishing for $300 for the day. Call or email us today to reserve your jet ski!
Amount of winnings based on number of entries. All fish must meet 2022 VMRC regulations.
2022 22nd Annual James River Striped Bass Tournament Flyer
Calm winds and gentle tides,
Jessica Abbitt Godfrey, Tournament Chairman
Arielle Darrow, Tournament Co-Chairman
July 4th Dock Party
We celebrate America’s independence with an amazing dock party every year! We have a live band, games, food, beer, and more. This year, we will be having our Dock Party on July 1st, 2022. Grilling will start at 5:30pm! We welcome all marina slip holders, prior JRSBT fishermen, and clients of our yard services. If you are interested in attending, please call or email us! Kick off July 4th Weekend with us!