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 is (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports must include first and last names of the participants, total numbers of fish and total weight of the catch.


Berry’s Classic

On Lakes Oconee & Sinclair

Two-day tournament

Tony Green and Davey Montford, 10 bass, 33 pounds, $10,000. Kim Carver and Matt Ferman, 10 bass, 32.10 pounds, $5,000. Bobby Wayne Gaston and David Whyte, 10 bass, 31.74 pounds, $3,000

Carolina Bass Club Presents

Summer Saturday Night

Bass Tournaments

Lake Springs Ramps

Through Aug. 18

June 30 results

Lamond Annas reporting

Annas and Daryl Opalewski, five bass, 10.615 pounds. Rusty Lamb, five bass, 7.885 pounds. Big fish: Annas and Opalewski, 3.555 pounds. Eight boats in the field.

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 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. For more information, call Robin Whisenant at (803) 507-1639 or Allen Stevens, (803) 646-0388.

Savannah River Bass Tournament

June 24 results

Joey Bishop reporting

Brian and Brandon Archer, 7.70 pounds. Barry McLain and John Slope, 6.86 pounds. McLain and Slope, 4.04 pounds. Eleven boats in the field.

Next: Sunday. Entry fee is $40 per team or 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 Bob Baurle Boat Ramp below the lock and dam. For more information, call Bishop at (706) 755-4651.

Wednesday Night Shootout

July 3 results

Greg Davis reporting

Bo Storey and Danny Perry, 16 pounds. Nick Faulk and Matt Deufel, 14 pounds, 7 ounces. John Majors and Brandon Warlock, 12 pounds, 10 ounces. Big fish: Faulk and Deufel, 5 pounds, 8 ounces. Thirty-three boats in the field.

Hours are 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Wildwood Park. Entry fee is $35 per team, $30 individual, including big fish pot. For more information, call Davis at (706) 533-3186 or Doug Oelllerich at (706) 533-3482.

Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament

Eric Mora reporting

Next: Saturday. Tournament hours are safe light until 4 p.m. Register at Wildwood Park boat ramp No. 2. Entry fee is $50, including big fish pot. Five-fish limit. For more information, call Mora (706) 533-0639.

Carolina Bass Club

June results

Lamond Annas reporting

Joel Feagin, five bass, 14.520 pounds. Lonnie Kuehl, five bass, 14.035 pounds. Daryl Opalewski, five bass, 10.895 pounds. Big fish: Kuehl, 5.435 pounds. Fourteen fishermen caught 48 bass weighing 90.30 pounds.

Langley Pond Shootout

Entry fee is $20 per person. Tournament hours 6-10 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call Gene Moyer at (803) 270-1580.

Southern Anglers Challenge

Night Bass Tournaments

At Wildwood Park

June 30 results

Charley Doyle reporting

Doyle and Shawn Holland, five bass, 13.83 pounds, $1,000. Woody Parks and Bo Reid, five bass, 13.70 pounds. Matt Deufel and Nick Voss, five bass, 13.66 pounds. Big fish: Doyle and Holland, 5.41 pounds. Twenty boats in the field.

Events run every Saturday 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. For more information, call Doyle at (706) 399-9487 or Chris Hadden at (706) 339-1846.

Southern Anglers Challenge

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

Note: William Hooker will drive out west during October to compete in the Angler of the Year Championship tournament in Lake Hudson near Pryor, Okla., on Oct. 19-20. He’ll compete in the American Fishing Tour Championship Oct. 24-26 in the Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees.

We are looking for a new director. Interested parties should contact Hooker at the phone number or e-mail listed below. 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 Hooker at (706) 533-7329, e-mail or visit ABA online at

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Phil Morris reporting

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

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Fred Perry reporting

Schedule (all at Butler Reservoir unless otherwise noted): Sunday, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Aug. 12, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 9, Fort Gordon Sportsman Club Crappie Tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 16, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 22, Kids’ Fishing Derby, Claypit Lakes, 8-11 a.m. Oct. 14, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Oct. 28, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Nov. 18, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Dec. 9, bass tournament, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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 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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Thursday’s prep box scores

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