Outdoor Guides

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Whether you want to golf, fish, kayak or tube, experienced Scottsville area guides will help you make the most of your time on the James River. Enjoy excellent small mouth bass fishing and the opportunity to see deer, Blue Herons, Ospreys, Bald Eagles, and other wildlife.

Credit: Regina Alpaugh

Credit: Regina Alpaugh

Canoe, Kayak and Tube Rentals

Three river companies in the immediate Scottsville area offer canoeing, kayaking, rafting, tubing, camping and fishing excursions for individuals and groups, day or overnight.

Horseshoe Flats Campground – 125 Snowden Rd — (434) 286-4401

James River Reeling & Rafting –¬†265 Ferry Street — 434.286.4FUN


James River Runners 10092 Hatton Ferry Road – 434.286.2338


Fishing and Hunting Guides

Hatchmatcher Guide Service – L.E. Rhodes — 434-996-5506

Orvis Endorsed Fishing Guide. L.E. Rhodes has been fishing the James and Shenandoah rivers for over 45 years. He has 17 years of guiding experience. He knows that everyone likes to catch fish but he also wants everyone to go home having learned something new.

Razorback Guide ServiceBrian J. Bodine — (434) 923-9305

Brian Bodine leads hunts through the same countryside that Teddy Roosevelt once did, focusing on deer, turkey, bear, and a variety of bird hunting opportunities. Razorback owns and leases over 2,700 acres of farmland with exclusive hunting rights in the Central Virginia area for our clients.

Golf Instruction

Richard Singleton — (434) 806-0008

USGTF Golf Teaching Professional and Club Fitter. Pro Shop, Short game range, Electronic swing analyzer at West River Road, 1.7 miles East on Route 6 from Downtown Scottsville.

We also recommend that you take time to enjoy a picnic, play tennis or hike in the public parks in the Scottsville area.