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.


Catch for Cancer Open Team

Bass Tournament

Feb. 26, Wildwood Park

This is an Evans High School senior project. Entry fee is $90 per team and includes big fish pot. Entrants must be checked in by 6 a.m. tournament day at the ramp. Tournament hours are safe light until 3:30 p.m. More information: Travis Howard, (706) 294-3212, or Eric Mora, (706) 533-0639

4th annual Tommy Shaw Memorial

Open Team Bass Tournament

March 19 at Wildwood Park

First place team wins a guaranteed $5,000. Entry fee is $100, plus $10 big fish pot fee. Two big fish pots available. $50 additional fee if neither team member is affiliated with the Clark Hill Committee. Pre-registration will take place at Academy Sports and Outdoors, 4210 Washington Road, in Evans on March 17 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Drawing for boat positions will start at 7. Late registration will be held tournament day at the ramp starting at 5 a.m. Entrants must be checked in by 6 a.m. tournament day. More information: Larry Gilpin, (706) 738-7663, or Barry Frazier, (706) 829-3850.

36th annual Rebel Open

March 26, Thurmond Lake

Dorn Boating and Fishing Complex

On Hawe Creek

First place is $1,000 guaranteed. Entry fee is $100 per team before March 26, $110 per team on tournament day. Big fish pot $10 per team. One place paid for each seven boats. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. For entry forms and other information: (864) 992-4540, or (864) 229-9769.

Savannah River Bass Tournament

Open Team Event

Next: March 20. Entry fee is $20 per person with 100 percent payback. Includes big fish pot. Five-fish limit. Tournament hours safe light until noon. Weigh-in at upstream ramp inside Lock and Dam Park before noon. No fishing down river. No early weigh-ins. More information: Joey Bishop at (706) 755-4651.

Saturday Morning Open Team

Bass Tournament

Next: Saturday, Wildwood Park. Tournament hours are safe light until 4 p.m. Entry fee is $50, including big fish pot. Five-fish limit. More information: Eric Mora, (706) 533-0639.

Clark Hill Striper Club

Feb. 12 results

Joseph Pearson reporting

Martin Steed, Jackson Steed, Jeff Golf, Hamp Hornes, three fish, 34.1 pounds. Tony Shapard, Roy Phillips, Tim White, two fish, 17.45 pounds. Ricky Dubose and Chris Holsonback, three fish, 15.33 pounds. Big fish: Martin Steed, 16.68 pounds.

Southern Anglers Challenge

Entry fee is $100 per team. Tournament hours are 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Information: Craig Johnson, (706) 564-9564. E-mail: outdoordestinations

Schedule: Feb. 26, Wildwood Park.

American Bass Anglers

Division 26 Tournaments

Feb. 12 results

William Hooker reporting

Ray Fitzgerald, five bass, 17.51 pounds. Evans Buller, Amity, Ga., five bass, 13.24 pounds. Jack Williams, Waynesboro, Ga., 12.52 pounds. Big fish: Fitzgerald, 6.16 pounds. Twenty-nine fishermen in the field.

Schedule: March 5, Wildwood Park. Tournament hours are safe light to 3 p.m. More information: Hooker, (706) 533-7329.

Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club

Fred Perry reporting

Feb. 13 results

Cary Rook and Greg Stoll, two bass, 4 pounds, 6 ounces. Jack Baker and Hunter Connell, one bass, 3 pounds, 2 ounces. Bob Palagyi and Jewell Jessie, one bass, 3 pounds, 1 ounce. Big fish: Connell, 3 pounds, 2 ounces.

Schedule at Butler Reservoir: March 6, bass tournament, safe light until noon.

More information: Perry, (706) 791-5078, or (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, Ext. 131.



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