Table Rock Lake was noted as one of the Top 10 Bass Getaways by Bassmaster Magazine.  The James River Arm of Table Rock Lake is a prime bass fishing area.  That is why many tournaments are held here.

The "Wednesday Amateur Buddy Bass Tournament" is a weekly membership tournament for all amateur fishermen. Fall/Winter 2016 tournament dates: September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7. One time membership fee of $10 per person. All person prior to fishing their first tournament must sign a membership and liability release form. Entry fee is $50 per boat and a $1 per boat for marina maintenance. Big bass side pot of $10 per team. All teams must fish 5 tournaments to qualify for the fish off. Starting time is 7am, weigh in is at 2pm. There is a 4 bass limit. For complete rules and more information contact Carl Rusher 417-527-2791 or John Schultz at 417-293-5297. Look us up on Facebook at Cape Fair Bass Club.

Our "Sunday Open Buddy Bass Tournament" is your typical amateur bass tournament open to all tournament fishermen. Fall/Winter 2016 tournament dates: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18. All persons must sign a membership and liablity release form prior to fishing when they enter their first tournament. Entry fee: $50 per boat. Big bass: $10 per boat. $1 marina maintenance fee. Take off: 7am, weigh in 3pm. There's a 5 bass limit. One time membership fee: $10. For more information contact: Chet VanGundy 417-294-5329 or visit them on Facebook at Cape Fair Sunday Tournament Sports League.


Other upcoming tournaments hosted at Cape Fair Marina:

Crane Creek Bassmasters. Saturday night bass tournament. Starts April 23, 2016. $35 entry fee. One time membership fee of $10. Side pots available. Take off 7pm and weigh in 1:30am. Open tournament, 22 tournaments, fish 9 to qualify for fish off. Contact for more information: Greg Henry 417-207-6876 or Tom Lacy 417-366-3334.

Cape Fair Marina has Tournament Facilities available for your tournament.  Contact us at or call the store at 417-538-4163. Included are the following:

            • A roofed 12' x 12' weigh-in station
            • A digital scale
            • A stainless steel sink and table
            • Two angler bag holding tanks
            • 500 gallon holding and release tank with windows for crowd viewing of the fish while the fish are weighed
            • Electricity
            • Miscellaneous measuring tools
            • Boat number chips
            • Clock
            • Weigh In bags
            • A large score board
            • Boat parking during sign-up and weigh-in