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.


38th annual Rebel Open

Presented by Rebel Bassmasters,

Greenwood, S.C.


Dorn Sport Fishing Facility

Strom Thurmond Lake

Entry fee on day of tournament: $110. Guaranteed $1,000 for first place based on 50 boats. One place paid for every seven boats. $10 optional big fish pot fee. 100 percent payback on big fish: 1st, 70 percent; 2nd, 30 percent. Five-fish limit, 12-inch minimum. Hours are safe light until 3:30 p.m. Late entries will be accepted before start of tournament. More information: (864) 992-4540, or (864) 229-9769.

Fish for Life

Open Team Bass Tournament

April 20, Wildwood Park

Entry fee $50 plus $10 big fish pot (only one big fish). Guaranteed first place purse of $2,500 based on 50 boats. Fifteen places paid, with 15th place earning $200. Register online at Polygraph tests will be administered. Pre-registration will be held at Academy Sports and Outdoors on April 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. Late registration will take place tournament morning before safe light at the ramp. More information: Ron Brown, (706) 830-6439, or Steve Faust, (706) 833-9660.

Kicks99 Hooked on Country

Open Team Bass Tournament

April 27, Wildwood Park

Guaranteed $15,000 for first place team. Entry fee $125, includes big fish pot with $2,000 for first place fish and $1,000 for second. Tournament hours 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clark Hill Committee rules apply. Pre-registration will be held Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m., at North Augusta Customs, 5940 Jefferson Davis Highway (half-mile inside I-520 bypass), or at Drawing for boat positions start at 7 p.m.

Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament

March 30 results

Eric Mora reporting

Mason Miller and Robbie Robinson, 17.33 pounds. Noel and David Brown, 15.5 pounds.

Next: Saturday. Entry fee $45 per person, includes big fish pot. Tournament hours safe light until 4 p.m. Five-fish limit. More information: Mora, (706) 533-0639.

Evans Bassmasters

March 30 results

Bob Wynn reporting

Glenn Hubbard, five bass, 14 pounds, 3 ounces. Larry Hubbard, five bass, 11 pounds, 2 ounces. Nick Faulkner, five bass, 11 pounds. No big fish. Thirteen fishermen caught 50 bass weighing 97 pounds, 8 ounces.

Carolina Bass Club

March results

Larry Holley reporting

Robin Whisenant, five bass, 13.030 pounds. Ken Redd, five bass, 12.410 pounds. Daryl Opalewski, five bass, 11.865 pounds. Big fish: Redd, 5.225 pounds. Eighteen fishermen caught 61 bass weighing 119.310 pounds.

2013 Mr. Clark Hill Tournaments

Tommy Shaw Memorial (open team), Saturday; 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. More information, visit or contact Ray Diamond at (706) 533-1948.

Langley Pond Shootout

Wednesday night results

Gene Moyer reporting

Moyer and Mike Craig, five bass, 11 pounds, 6 ounces. Adam Beckum and Adam Suarez, five bass, 10 pounds, 10 ounces. Big fish: Beckum and Suarez, 3 pounds, 11 ounces. Twelve boats in the field.

Entry fee $20 per person with 100 percent payback. Five-fish limit, 12 inches long or longer. Hours 6 to 10 p.m. More information: Moyer, (803) 270-1580.

Southern Anglers Challenge

Charley Doyle reporting

Clark Hill Division tournaments: 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: Also, Doyle, (706) 399-9487, or Chris Hadden, (706) 339-1846.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

Qualifying tournaments for the 2013 AFT Championship: April 13-14, Clarks Hill, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex.

Those under 18 must have their parents’ consent. More information: Director William Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: or visit ABA online at

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Schedule: April 21, Clearwater Cove, Lake Wateree.

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Schedule (at Butler Reservoir): Sunday, bass tournament, safe light until noon.

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