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.


Chuck Chapel Memorial

Fish'n Boil

Saturday, Wildwood Park

Entry fee is $75 per boat, optional $10 big fish pot fee. Guaranteed first-place prize of $5,000. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. Tournament to be followed by concert by Nashville recording artist Eric Lee Beddingfield and a Lowcountry Boil sold by French Market Grille West. Event benefits Operation Angel Tree through Journey Community Church. More information: (706) 726-1042.

Toys for Tots Open Team

Bass Tournament

Nov. 27, Wildwood Park

The Fish for Life Foundation and Suburban Bassmasters will sponsor the 28th annual Toys for Tots bass tournament. Entry fee is two toys valued at $10 or more each and $25 to be paid to the foundation (a total of $45). Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. Registration will be held at Academy Sports and Outdoors on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. First place is a guaranteed $2,500, with 10 places paid. Other sponsors include Academy Sports and Outdoors, Milton Ruben Toyota, Ray Diamond Glass, Southern Anglers Challenge, Weinberger's Furniture, Aaron's, Ben Dreamin' Outdoors, Power Pole, Sea Tow, Rick's Paint and Body, Lincolnton Marine and Columbia County. More information: Bill Harvey, (706) 294-4732.

Clark Hill Striper Club

Nov. 13 results

Joseph Pearson reporting

Rocky Fulmer and Tim Barton, six fish, 35.34 pounds. Ricky Dubose and Vern Smith, six fish, 24.68 pounds. Tommy Lindley, Eddie Mason, one fish, 4.4 pounds. Big fish: Fulmer and Barton, 8.73 pounds. Twenty fishermen in nine boats caught 13 fish weighing 64.42 pounds.

Savannah River Bass Tournament

Open Team Event

Next: Sunday. 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 safe light until 1 p.m. Weigh-in from 10 to 1 p.m. at Lock and Dam Bait & Tackle. More information: Joey Bishop at (706) 755-4651.

Saturday Morning

Open Team Bass Tournament

Next: TBA, Wildwood Park. Tournament hours are safe light until TBA. Entry fee is $55, including big fish pot. Five-fish limit. More information: Eric Mora, (706) 533-0639.

American Bass Anglers

Division 26 Tournaments

Schedule: 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. More information: Director Dale Hart, (912) 925-5004, or William Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: or visit ABA online at

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Next: Sunday, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. Dec. 5, Lake Russell, Highway 72 ramp.

Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club

Next: Dec. 12 -- Bass tournament, safe light until 12 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. More information: Fred Perry, (706) 791-5078, or (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, Ext. 131. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.