Fishing Tournament

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number: (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports must include first and last names of the participants, total numbers of fish and total weight of the catch.


Southern Anglers Challenge

Clarks Hill Division

Robert Giffin reporting

Next tournament is Saturday out of Wildwood Park.

American Bass Anglers

Dec. 1-2 results

From Savannah River

Milton Keene reporting

Dec. 1 -- Steven Parker, Meldrim, Ga., five bass, 9.01 pounds, $382. Joseph Hicks, Hinesville, Ga., five bass, 8.08 pounds, $190. Big fish: Albert Barnett, Guyton, Ga., 3.44 pounds, $65. Thirteen anglers caught 56 bass weighing 78.42 pounds and all were released alive.

Dec. 2 results -- Dale Hart, Savannah, five bass, 8.40 pounds, $382. Albert Barnett, Guyton, five bass, 7.35 pounds, $190. Big fish: Barnett, 2.18 pounds, $65, Thirteen anglers caught 52 bass weighing 64.11 pounds and all were released alive.

Next: Feb. 23, Thurmond Lake, with launch site to be determined because of falling lake levels.

American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament trail for the tournament angler and has more than 116 districts offering 1,000 tournaments throughout the U.S. Membership is open to anyone 16 and over not a professional fisherman or guide. Those under 18 must have written parental consent. More information: Milton Keene, (706) 595-9777. E-mail:

Saturday Morning

Winter Trail Open Team

Bass Tournament

Next tournament will run Saturday out of Wildwood Park. The tournament's Classic will be held on Feb. 23. Entry fee is $33 per team, $30 for individuals. Each team member must fish at least five tournaments to qualify for the Classic entry fee of $50. Non-qualifiers must pay a $500 entry fee. The big fish must be 61 pounds or larger. More information: Robert Giffin, 706-533-0357.

Clark Hill Bassmasters

November results

Freddie Norman reporting

Archie Lee, five bass, 9.52 pounds. Paul Christian, five bass, 9.39 pounds. Ron Kettler, five bass, 8.93 pounds. Big fish: Jim Holton, 3.27 pounds. Fourteen fishermen caught 58 bass weighing 88.76 pounds and all were released alive.

Richmond County Bassmasters

November results

Randy Reese reporting

Mike Tuten, 10 pounds, 2 ounces. Kenny Roberts, 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Sam Partin, 6 pounds, 7 ounces. Big fish: Tuten, 8 pounds, 6 ounces. The club is still looking for boater and non-boater members. More information: Randy Reese, (706) 832-0808.

Evans Bassmasters

Dec. 1 results

Glenn Hubbard reporting

Bobby Dickenson, five bass, 14 pounds, 10 ounces. Craig Sowinski, five bass, 12 pounds, 14 ounces. Bob Wynn, five bass, 12 pounds, 7 ounces. No big fish. Twelve fishermen caught 43 bass weighing 92 pounds, 7 ounces.

Augusta Bassmasters

Nov. 10 results

Billy Rosier reporting

Rick Pace, five bass, 10 pounds, 11 ounces. Larry Atkins, five bass, 8 pounds, 3 ounces. Harry Jones, five bass, 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Big fish: Jones, 3 pounds, 5 ounces.

Carolina Bass Club

November results

Lamond Annas reporting

Robin Whisenant, five bass, 13 pounds. Billy Freeman, five bass, 11 pounds, 2 ounces. Bubba Jones, five bass, 9 pounds. Big fish: Whisenant, 5 pounds, 8 ounces. Sixteen fishermen caught 52 bass weighing 90 pounds, 9 ounces.

Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club

Next tournament: Feb. 24, bass tournament.

Tournaments will be limited to the first 20 boats and are open to all ID cardholders and the public with a Fort Gordon fishing license guest permit. Entry fee is $10 per Fort Gordon Sportsman Club member, $20 per non-member, with an optional $5 big fish pot, with a guaranteed $100 for first place and $50 for second place. More information: Fred Perry, 706-791-5078, or 706-833-2834 res. or 706-541-1057, Ext. 131 Jewel Jessie, 5226 Woodridge Dr., Hephzibah, Ga. 30815, 706-793-1952.



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