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.
Town of Jackson
Hook & Cook Festival Results
Lynn Sullivan reporting
PANFISH: Adam Sullivan and Gary Busbee, Jackson, S.C. , 6.06 pounds. Tony Polson and Jason Corbin, Jackson, 5.14 pounds. Nick Lumby, Jackson, and David Brown, Appling, Ga., 4.06 pounds and big fish of 1.06 pounds.
BASS: Brian Archer, Appling, and Winston Mock, Newington, Ga., 12 pounds, and big fish, 5.14 pounds. David White, Wanda White, Oscar Smith, Jackson, 6.98 pounds. Lester Renew and Robert Moyer, Jackson, 6.28 pounds.
CATFISH: Rock Willingham, Jordon Willingham, Tres Henderson, 2.14 pounds, and big fish, 1.60 pounds.
STRIPED BASS: Jackson Steed, Martin Steed, Tim Carrier, Jackson, 35.94 pounds, and big fish, 18.20 pounds. No other places.
Claire Whaley Foundation
Open Team Bass Tournament
Saturday, Lake Springs
Entry fee is $150. First-place winners earn $5,000. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. More information: Trad Whaley, (864) 378-0952.
The Fish for Life Foundation’s
30th annual Toys for Tots
Open Team Bass Tournament
Nov. 10 results
Ron Brown reporting
Bobby Stanfill and Chip Grice, five bass, 18.71 pounds, Anglers of the Year, $1,000; winners, $2,500. Charley Doyle and Shawn Holland, five bass, 17.07 pounds. Duane Houk and Kevin McKee, five bass, 14.81 pounds. Ed Rice and James Rose, five bass, 13.65 pounds. Eric Mora and Wesley Steinmeyer, five bass, 13.27 pounds. Total fish caught 178, total weight 376.14 pounds. Fifty boats in the field.
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.
Southern Anglers Challenge
For Clark Hill Division
Nov. 24, Dec. 8, 2012. 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: Saturday, 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.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers
District 96 Tournaments
Schedule: Sunday, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. Dec. 9, Wateree, Clearwater Cove.
Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club
Schedule (all at Butler Reservoir unless otherwise noted): Sunday, 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.