James River Reeling and Rafting

265 Ferry Street, Scottsville, VA 24590

(434) 286-4386


Come float the historic James River with the Premier Outfitter and make memories with family and friends. Relax on the banks of the James while our professional staff readies your equipment; and don't forget to bring your fishing tackle along for some of the best small mouth bass fishing on the east coast or simply unwind with a packed cooler for that picnic and let the river just take you away.


They are pleased to offer self-guided float trips for kids (must be 6 for tubing/rafting and 10 years of age or older for canoes/kayaks and able to swim) and adults of all ages, from the beginner to the more adventurous. Class I, II, and III Rapids available. Tubing, canoeing, kayaking, rafting and over night trips available. All trips include: shuttle, lifevest, & trip briefing. Family owned and operated by Kevin and Geneva Denby for the past 26 years.


Daily, 8:00am-6:00pm April-October.



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