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.
12th annual Augusta Marine,
Boy Scout Open Team
Saturday, Wildwood Park
Entry fee is $80 per boat with optional $10 big fish pot fee. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. $1,500 to winning team based on a 50-boat field. More information: Billy Rosier, (706) 840-0292, or Larry Atkins, (706) 855-1301.
The Fish for Life Foundation’s
30th annual Toys for Tots
Open Team Bass Tournament
Nov. 10, Wildwood Park
Entrants must be members of the Fish for Life Foundation. Guaranteed first-place prize of $2,500. Entry fee: Two toys valued at $10 each plus $25 for a total of $45. Big fish winner collects $500. One extra toy gives entrants a chance to crack a five-digit code and win a new boat. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. Registration will be held Nov. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Academy Sports and Outdoors in Evans. Sponsor is Hayes Marine. More information: (706) 359-3349, or (706) 833-9660.
Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament
Next: TBA. Tournament hours are safe light until to be determined at the ramp. Entry fee is $45, including big fish pot. Five-fish limit. More information: Eric Mora, (706) 533-0639.
2013 Mr. Clark Hill Tournaments
Top Six (members only), March 15-16; Tommy Shaw Memorial (open team), April 6; Clark Hill Memorial (open team), May 11; Mr. Clark Hill (members only), Oct. 4-5; Chuck Chapel (open team), Dec. 7. All of the tournaments feature a guaranteed first-place prize of $5,000. Clark Hill Committee members also compete for Angler of the Year, with a $1,500 prize. More information, visit www.mrclarkhillcommittee.com or contact Ray Diamond at (706) 533-1948.
Clarks Hill Bassmasters
Oct. 27 results
Tom Hall reporting
Steve Kelly, 12.46 pounds. Colden Story, 9.55 pounds. Jim Holton, 9.41 pounds. Big fish: Kelly, 3.53 pounds. Eighteen fishermen weighed in 64 bass weighing 100 pounds.
The club’s Top 6 for 2012: John Boy Long, 97.51 pounds; Tom Hall, 94.63; Holton, 92.91; Story, 79.27; Doug Winters, 79.27; Paul Christian, 76.83.
Oct. 27 results
Bob Wynn reporting
Wynn, five bass, 13 pounds, 2 ounces. Mark Strickland, five bass, 12 pounds, 2 ounces. Nick Faulkner, five bass, 11 pounds, 14 ounces. Eleven fishermen caught 54 bass weighing 125 pounds, 8 ounces.
Southern Anglers Challenge
Clark Hill Division
Nov. 24, Dec. 8. 2013: Jan. 26, Feb. 23, March 23, April 13, May 4, June 15.
All tournaments will be held at Wildwood Park. Entry fee is $75 per boat, with a one-time insurance fee of $10 per person. Optional big fish pot fee is $10. Tournament hours are safe light until 4 p.m. More information: www.southernanglerschallenge.com. Also, Charley Doyle, (706) 399-9487, or Chris Hadden, (706) 339-1846.
American Bass Anglers
District 26 Tournaments
Qualifying tournaments for the 2013 AFT Championship: Nov. 17, Russell Lake, Highway 72 ramp. Dec. 15, Russell Lake, Highway 72 ramp. Jan. 26, Clarks Hill, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex. Feb. 9, Clarks Hill, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex. March 9, Clarks Hill, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex. April 13-14, Clarks Hill, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex.
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 William Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit ABA online at www.american bassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers
District 96 Tournaments
Schedule: Nov. 18, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. Dec. 9, Wateree, Clearwater Cove.
Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club
Oct. 28 results
Fred Perry reporting
Greg Stoll and Cary Rook, 72 crappies, 24 pounds, 3 ounces. Big fish: Bob Palagyi, 1 pound, 5 ounces. Twelve fishermen weighed in 255 crappies.
Schedule (all at Butler Reservoir unless otherwise noted): 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. 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.