Welcome to James River Smallmouth!
This site proivides all the information needed on the upper-middle James River in one spot, gauges, predictions and weather. Providing fishing reports and the lessons learned from canoeing, camping and fishing on the James River over the past thirty six years.
You can find all kinds of great information about fishing, camping and canoeing on the JRS Blog. Also please follow us on Twitter and Facebook, just click on the links at the top right of this page. That's where you'll find current fishing reports, river reports and fishing news.
Why the Smallmouth Bass?
The Smallmouth Bass fight like no other type of bass. Their strength and ability to use the river current to run and jump far exceeds the other types of bass. Fishing for smallmouth and adjusting to the constant changing river conditions and rapids can be very challenging . I fish for all kinds of bass depending on the season and the ability to get on the river. But if I had my choice I would fish Smallmouth year around! I have fallen in love with the Smallmouth and the James River. Give it a try sometime, you will too!
Damn, I've even gotten myself fired up for the sounds of the river. No place I'd rather be, on the river with a breeze in my face, an eagle in the sky and a Smallmouth on my line.
Fishing Conditions: Conditions are poor as of today 11-27-2013. Fishing is going to be slow with the water temps dropping but the Smallmouth are on their winter feed and packing on the weight. Catch counts are going to be lower this time of year but its the prime time to catch a giant!
As always, lets go fishing!
QUICK LINK to the Cartersville, Virginia River Gauge.
Get A JRS Custom Baits Decal Or T-Shirt
Decals and T-shits are now available in the bait store. These decals are 5.5 inches by 7.5 inches in high quality cut Vinyl. UV rated for years of use in the sun. Put one on your boat or truck.
Decals and T-shits help support the cost of this website!
JRS Custom Baits
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