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.


Clark Hill Striper Club

A club tournament will be held Saturday and guests are welcome to fish. Call Joseph Pearson at (706) 221-8820 for more information. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month at Golden Corral on Bobby Jones Expressway at 7 p.m. Visitors are welcome.

29th annual Clarks Hill Fish for Life Foundation’s Toys for Tots Open Team Bass Tournament

Nov. 26 results

Ron Brown reporting

*Evan Buller and Bo Reed, 14.15 pounds, $2,520. *Duane Houk and Kevin McKee, 14.15 pounds. Mark Curry and Ken Newborn, 13.15 pounds. Gary and Joshua Powell, 13.13 pounds. John Krakell and John Krakell, 13.10 pounds. Big fish: Danny Jones (by himself), 5.80 pounds, $500.

*First place decided by the Buller-Reed big fish of 5.20 pounds. Fifty-three boats in the field.

Savannah River Bass Tournament Open Team Event

Next: TBA. Entry fee is $20 per person with 100 percent payback. Includes big fish pot. Five-fish limit. Tournament hours are safe light to 1 p.m. Weigh-in and registration will be held at the old Lock and Dam Bait & Tackle Shop. More information: Joey Bishop at (706) 755-4651.

Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament

Dec. 10 results

Eric Mora reporting

Nick Faulkner and David Stahl, five bass, 10.87 pounds.

Next: The last tournament of the year will be held Saturday, followed by a two-week break. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. Entry fee of $45 including big fish pot. Five-fish limit. 100 percent payback. More information: Mora, (706) 533-0639.

Greenbriar Bassmasters

Dec. 10 results

Charles Lewis reporting

Chad Graham, five bass, 12.25 pounds. Steve Smith, five bass, 10.30 pounds. Aaron Krewson, five bass, 8.13 pounds. Big fish: Smith, 5.20 pounds. Twenty bass weighing 42.78 pounds were caught and all were released alive. Top 6 for 2011: Charles Lewis, Smith, Graham, Baylor Ronemus, Andy Ronemus, Krewson.

Columbia County River Rats Bass Club

December results

Ray Diamond reporting

Jon Cole, 14.08 pounds. Andrew Poteet, 12.03 pounds. Trey Beck, 11.10 pounds. Big fish: Poteet (not available).

Clark Hill Bassmasters

Dec. 10 results

Tom Hall reporting

Archie Lee, 10.23 pounds. Ron Kettler, 98.31 pounds. Tracy Evridge, 8.20 pounds. Big fish: Jon Gagnon, 5.06 pounds. The Top 6 for 2011: John Boy Long, 84.49 pounds; Tom Hall, 82.14 pounds; Doug Winters, 79.7 pounds; Paul Christian, 67 pounds; Colden Story, 64.3 pounds.

Southern Anglers Challenge On Thurmond Lake

Schedule: (Tournaments out of Wildwood Park) Clark Hill Division, Jan. 6, Feb. 25, March 24, April 21, May 19. Lake Russell Division, Dec. 10, Highway 72 ramp, Elberton. More information: Chris Hadden, (706) 339-1846, or Charley Doyle, (706) 399-9487.

American Bass Anglers District 26 Tournaments Dec. 10 results

William Hooker reporting

Hooker, five bass, 17.23 pounds. Jason Theis, five bass, 14.25 pounds. Steve DeBord, five bass, 13.50 pounds. Big fish: Dan Geursten, 5.67 pounds. Thirteen anglers in the field.

Schedule: (Tournaments out of Wildwood Park) Feb. 18, March 10, April 14, April 28. Division championship June 2-3. 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 Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: or visit ABA online at

American Bass Anglers

Next: Feb. 26, 2012, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park.

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Dec. 11 results

Fred Perry reporting

Ray Cloud and Fred Perry, five bass, 8 pounds, 10 ounces. Cary Rook and Greg Stoll, four bass, 5 pounds, 9 ounces. Big fish: Cloud, 2 pounds, 6 ounces. Nineteen fishermen caught 19 bass.

Schedule (At Butler Reservoir unless otherwise noted): TBA, in 2012.

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: Perry, (706) 791-5078, or (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, Ext. 131. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.



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