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The James River Striped Bass Tournament

Every November the James River Striped Bass Tournament is hosted by Deep Creek Landing Marina. Registration will be online this year! Link for online registration will be posted to the left. There will be a Calcutta this year, as well!

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 12, 2021 at 5:30pm
Tournament: November 13, 2021, start as early as 6am

Advanced Registration (Before November 1):
$135/boat (captain and mate)
$70/additional anglers
$15/youth additional anglers (17 and under)
$90 for jet ski registration

General Registration (On or After November 1):
$160/boat (captain and mate)
$75/additional anglers
$16/youth additional anglers (17 and under)
$95 for jet ski registration

Calcutta: $100

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! 

2021 Rules and Regulations

Amount of winnings based on number of entries. All fish must meet 2021 VMRC regulations.

2021 21st Annual James River Striped Bass Tournament Flyer
2020 20th Annual James River Striped Bass Tournament Information

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!

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