Martinsville, Virginia


Fishing On Philpott Lake


Welcome tournament fishermen! Consider Philpott Lake in Martinsville - Henry County,
Virginia as a host destination for your next tournament. 

About Philpott Lake

Philpott Lake is a 3,000 acre reservoir located in Bassett, Virginia in the northwest corner of Henry County. Walleye, smallmouth bass, carp and largemouth bass are just some of the species found here. Philpott Lake has nine boat launches, a marina with fuel slips, a tournament dock and onsite camping.

Nearby shopping, dining and attractions make this a great location for tournament events as spectators will have a wide variety of activities to enjoy prior to the weigh-in. 

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Upcoming Events

Coming soon!

Past Events Hosted

  • Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail (FOMNTT) East Region - District 4 Championship Tournament
  • Fishers of Men VA West - Legacy & Team Tournaments (40 - 50 boats)
  • Country Boy Bassmasters (40 - 50 boats)
  • National Guard FLW College Northern Conference Fishing Championship (25 boats & televised on NBC Sports)
  • Special Olympics Fishing Tournaments (35-50 boats)
  • Southwestern Virginia Bassmasters (25 boats)
  • Region 4 Virginia BASS (35-50 boats)


Feedback from Event Organizers

"On behalf of FLW, I want to thank you ALL and all of the wonderful people that worked with you for putting together a fantastic support group. It truly was an honor to be in your area and I want you to know that your team was the essence of professionalism. I look forward to continuing our relationship and I sincerely hope to continue a relationship with regard to other FLW events in the future."  

- Kevin Hunt, Director of College Fishing, FLW


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Contact or 276.632.8006 for information on scheduling a tournament.