Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier 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.


Savannah River Bass Tournament

Open Team Event

Next: Sept. 12. Register at the Bob Baurle Boat Ramp below the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam before 6:15 a.m. Entry fee is $20 per person with 100 percent payback. Includes big fish pot. Five-fish limit. Tournament hours are safe light until noon. Weigh-in from 10 to noon at Lock and Dam Bait & Tackle. For more information, call Joey Bishop at (706) 755-4651.

Summer Saturday Night

Open Team Bass Tournament

Aug. 21 results

Lamond Annas reporting

Danny Jones and Tim Jones, five bass, 12 pounds, 10 ounces. Mark Coleman and Dusty Coleman, five bass, 11.1 pounds. Harvey Kirkland and Gene Williams, four bass, 9 pounds, 5 ounces. Big fish: Colemans, 4 pounds, 15 ounces. Twenty-nine boats in the field.

Year-end Classic slated for Saturday from 5 p.m. to midnight. Classic entry fee is $55, including $5 for the big fish pot. To qualify for the Classic, anglers must fish a minimum of two Saturday night tournaments, or pay the Classic entry fee and an additional $45. Five-fish limit for team or individual. Payback based on the number of boats entered each week. For more information, call Donald Jones at (706) 832-0147; Robin Whisenant, (803) 507-1639, or Allen Stevens, (803) 646-0388.

Bank Runners Bass Club

August results

Doug Oellerich, 7.10 pounds. Hal Sharpe 7.1 pounds. Eric Mora, 7 pounds.

July results

Jody Quattlebaum, 6.2 pounds. Hal Sharpe, 6.2 pounds. Greg Davis, 3.14 pounds.

Langley Pond Shootout

Aug. 23 results

Gene Moyer reporting

J.C. Dicks and G.C. Williams, five bass, 13.88 pounds. Big fish: Dicks and Williams, 7.14 pounds. Moyer and Mike Craig, three bass, 5.45 pounds.

Entry fee is $20 per person. Tournament hours are Tuesdays from 6-10 p.m. Five-fish limit. For more information, call Moyer at (803) 593-2762.

Saturday Morning Open Team

Bass Tournament

Aug. 7 results

Eric Mora reporting

Steve Storey, by himself, five bass, 12 pounds, 2 ounces. Big fish: Storey, 3 pounds, 8 ounces.

Next: Saturday, Wildwood Park, safe light until 2 p.m. Entry $55 is, including big fish pot. Five-fish limit. For more information, call Mora at (706) 533-0639.

American Bass Anglers

Division 26 Tournaments

Schedule: Sept. 4, Cherokee ramp; Nov. 13, Dorn Boating Facility, Hawe Creek; Dec. 4, Dorn, Hawe Creek; Jan. 15, 2011, Dorn, Hawe Creek; Feb. 12, Amity ramp; March 5, Amity ramp; April 9, Cherokee ramp; May 1, Dorn, Hawe Creek; June 11-12, Cherokee ramp. Membership dues are $25 and the tournament fee is $70. Tournament hours are safe light to 3 p.m. American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament trail for the weekend angler, with more than 116 districts offering more than 1,000 tournaments throughout the nation. Membership is open to anyone 16 years old and over, but is closed to professional fishermen and professional guides. Those under 18 must have their parents' consent. For more information, call Dale Hart at (912) 925-5004, or William Hooker at (706) 533-7329; e-mail or visit ABA online at www.americanbass

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournament

Next: Sept. 19, Lake Murray, Billy Dreher Island State Park. Oct. 17, Thurmond Lake, Dorn Boating and Fishing Facility, Hawe Creek. Nov. 21, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. Dec. 5, Lake Russell, Highway 72 ramp.

Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club

Next: Sept. 19 -- Bass Tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 25 -- Kids' Fishing Derby, 8-11 a.m., Claypit Lakes. Oct. 10 -- Bass tournament, safe light until noon. Oct. 24 -- Crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Nov. 14 -- Bass tournament, safe light until noon. Dec. 12 -- Bass tournament, safe light until noon.

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. Registration is with the club prior to the tournament or 30 minutes before the event's start. State licenses and Fort Gordon fishing permits required. For more information, call Fred Perry at (706) 791-5078, (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, ext. 131. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.


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