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.


Carolina Bass Club Presents

Summer Saturday Night

Bass Tournaments

Lake Springs Ramps

June 2-Aug. 18

Entry fee is $25 per boat (with $2 going toward end of the year Classic on Aug. 25). Payback based upon number of boats entered each week. Five-fish limit per team or individual. Fish must measure a minimum of 12 inches. Hours are 6-11 p.m. To qualify for the Classic, you must fish a minimum three Saturday night tournaments, or pay $75 plus Classic entry fee of $55 (including $5 big fish pot fee) for a total of $130. More information: Robin Whisenant, (803) 507-1639, or Allen Stevens, (803) 646-0388.

Tailgater by Dish Network

Presents the Inaugural Dish Fish

Open Team Bass Tournament

Dorn Boating & Fishing Complex

May 19-20 results

Jason Williamson and Woody Parks, 10 bass, 35.36 pounds, $5,000. Big fish: Williamson and Parks, 6.6 pounds, $300. Howard Storey and Trey Beck, 10, 33.65 pounds. Donald Miller and Ray Diamond, 10, 33.42 pounds. Bart Blackburn and Joe Ludwig, 10, 28.29 pounds. Ray Fitzgerald, by himself, 27.9 pounds. Thirty-nine boats in the field, with 13 single anglers, for a total of 64 anglers.

30th annual Clark Hill Memorial

Open Team Bass Tournament

May 12 results

Robin Whisenant reporting

Larry Mimmie and Joe Ludwig, five bass, 19.16 pounds, $5,000. Jason Snyder and Daniel Richey, five bass, 18.24 pounds, $1,100. Jon Hair and Chris Rodwell, five bass, 17.94 pounds, $750. Trey Beck and Howard Storey, five bass, 16.62 pounds, $500. Dale Gibbs and Thomas Thomas, five bass, 16.20 pounds, $400. Majors Hamby and Keith Williamson, five bass, 16.04 pounds, $300. Danny and Will Kirk, five bass, 15.72 pounds, $250. Eric Mora and Frank Sabo, five bass, 15.08 pounds, $200. Woody Parks and Bart Blackburn, five bass, 15.06 pounds, $175. Lee Sidener and Barry Thames, five bass, 14.84 pounds, $150. First big fish: Gibbs and Thomas, 6.62 pounds, $618. Second big fish: Beck and Storey, 6.24 pounds, $412. Seventy-four out of 103 teams weighed in 368 bass totaling 847.72 pounds and most were released alive. Total tournament payout: $9,855. $1,500 was donated to Easter Seals and $1,000 was donated to the North Augusta Junior Fishing Team.

Anglers Appreciation

Open Team Bass Tournament

May 5 results

Bart Blackburn and Woody Parks, five bass, 21.87 pounds. Nick and Nolan Faulkner, five bass, 19.05 pounds. Ron Brown and Steve Foust, five bass, 18.52 pounds. Bobby Stanfill and Chip Grice, five bass, 17.51 pounds. Kip Ashmore and Craig Johnson, five bass, 15.69 pounds. Big fish: Blackburn and Parks, 7.62 pounds. Ninety-seven boats in the field.

Bankrunners Bass Club

May results

Jody Quattlebaum reporting

Scott Collins, 14 pounds, 15 ounces. Steve Storey, 13 pounds, 13 ounces. Eddie Yassney, 11 pounds, 4 ounces. Big fish: Collins, 4 pounds, 2 ounces.

Clarks Hill Bassmasters

May 19 results

Tom Hall reporting

John Boy Long, 12.97 pounds. Charles Garner, 10.76 pounds. Matt Davis, 9.29 pounds. Big fish: Jeff Clark, 4.02 pounds. Eighteen fishermen caught 60 bass weighing 107 pounds.

Wednesday Night Shootout

May 23 results

Greg Davis reporting

Gene Williams and Harvey Kirkland, five bass, 15.14 pounds. Ray Fitzgerald and Smilin’ Jon Cole, five bass, 15 pounds. J.C. and David Whyte, five bass, 13.4 pounds. Jon Hair and Chris Rodwell, five bass, 13 pounds. Big fish: The Whytes, 5 pounds, 4 ounces. Thirty-three boats in the field.

Hours are 6:30-10:30. Five-fish limit. More information: Davis, (706) 533-3186, or Doug Oellerich, (706) 533-3482

Savannah River Bass Tournament

Entry fee is $40 per team or person with 100 percent payback. Includes big fish pot. Five-fish limit. Tournament hours are safe light until 1 p.m. Weigh-in and registration will be held at the Bob Baurle Boat Ramp below the lock and dam. More information: Joey Bishop at (706) 755-4651.

Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament

May 19 results

Eric Mora reporting

Sammy Landrum, by himself, 17.70 pounds.

Saturday Morning Individual Bass Tournament

Eric Mora reporting

Next: Saturday. Tournament hours are safe light until 4 p.m. Register at the Wildwood Park ramps. Entry fee: $40, with $5 big fish pot. Five-fish limit. More information: Mora, (706) 533-0639.

Langley Pond Shootout

Entry fee is $20 per person. Tournament hours are 6 to 10 p.m., every Tuesday. More information: Gene Moyer, (803) 270-1580.

Clarks Hill Striper Club

May 12 results

Joseph Pearson reporting

David Richardson, Vern Smith and Tristan Richardson six fish, 40.24 pounds. Rick Quarles, Roy Huffman and Allen Icenhour, six fish, 37.25 pounds. Tommy Blum, Roy Phillips, Dave Nawyn, five fish, 2.1 pounds. Big fish: Quarles, 9.57 pounds. Six boats containing 13 fishermen caught 22 fish weighing 118.44 pounds.

Southern Anglers Challenge

Night Bass Tournaments

At Wildwood Park

May 19 results

Joel and Amy Carson, five bass, 10.67 pounds. Charley Doyle and Shawn Holland, five bass, 9.31 pounds. David and J.C. Whyte, four bass, 7.07 pounds. Big fish: The Carsons, 4.15 pounds.

Events run through Aug. 25 from 5:30-11:30 p.m. Entry fees are $55 with a one-time insurance fee of $10 per person. A portion of each entry fee will go toward the Summer Night Championship scheduled Aug. 1. Special thanks go to David Whyte at Augusta Marine for sponsoring the events. Go online at for details on how you can qualify to fish for $10,000 on the lake in September. More information: Doyle, (706) 399-9487, or Chris Hadden, (706) 339-1846.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

Schedule: All tournaments out of Wildwood Park. Next: Saturday (Dorn Ramp, Hawe Creek). Division championship June 2-3. Membership dues are $25 and the tournament fee is $70. Tournament hours are safe light to 3 p.m. More information: Director Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: or visit ABA online at www.american

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Next: Division Championship July 14-15, Lake Greenwood State Park

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Schedule: All at Butler Reservoir unless otherwise noted: June 2, Kids’ Fishing Derby, Claypit Lakes, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 10, bass tournament, safe light until noon. June 24, crappie tournament, safe light until noon.

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



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