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Lynchburg Virtual Fishing Tournament
June 1 - June 30$5.00
Think you can snag the big one? Share your biggest catch in our inaugural virtual fishing tournament to be entered into a sweepstakes for prizes and more. In conjunction with the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, Lynchburg Parks and Recreation invite anglers of all ages to enter into one of these five categories: smallmouth bass, sunfish, blue/channel catfish, flathead catfish, and muskie. All entries must be caught in the James River or Staunton River during the month of June. Fish must be caught legally in accordance with Virginia freshwater fishing regulations. Anglers must register online at www.lynchburgparksandrec.com by 6/30. Find more information on www.lynchburgparksandrec.com.
How it works?
Anglers must register online at www.lynchburgparksandrec.com and submit photos of their catch no later than 5:00pm on June 30.
Anglers can enter their catch in one of these five categories: smallmouth bass, sunfish, blue/channel catfish, flathead catfish, and muskie.
Entries must be caught with in the following boundaries. James River – Confluence of Jackson and Cowpasture rivers downstream to 14th Street Bridge (Richmond). Staunton River – Leesville Dam downstream to either the Rt. 360 bridge.
To enter, anglers must send a picture of their catch next to a measuring tool with the date and the receipt number from registration via Instagram or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Include #LYHFishingTournament and @lynchburgparksandrec.
Contact Naturalist at 434-455-5828 or email@example.com