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.
Walmart Bass Fishing League
Savannah River Division
Super Tournament results
from Sept. 28-29
PRO DIVISION: David Nichol, Gainesville, Ga., 10 bass, 23 pounds, 15 ounces, $5,504. Mike Bouknight, Greenwood, S.C., 10 bass, 23-5, $3,052. Trent Gober, Pendergrass, Ga., 10 bass, 23-2, $1,835. Trad Whaley, Abbeville, S.C., 9 bass, 21-0, $1,284. Thomas Thomas, Harlem, Ga., 8 bass, 20-14, $1,101. Eric Jeter, Asheville, N.C., 10 bass, 20-12, $1,009. Rick Steckelberg, Gainesville, Ga., 10 bass, 20-9, $917. Adam Rice, Anderson, S.C., 9 bass, 20-0, $826. Daryl McClellon, Cornelia, Ga., 10 bass, 19-6, $734. Jeremy Strong, Elberton, Ga., 10 bass, 19-0, $942.
CO-ANGLER DIVISION: Renee Price, Seneca, S.C., 7 bass, 18 pounds, 6 ounces, $2,752. Thomas Moore, Simpsonville, S.C., 9 bass, 16-5, $1,376. James Akins, Cumming, Ga., 7 bass, 14-1, $918. Dean Mullett, Marietta, Ga., 7 bass, 12-15, $642. Neal Watson, Martin, Ga., 5 bass, 10-15, $550. Bob Brown, Seneca, S.C., 7 bass, 10-4, $505. Michael Smith, Piedmont, S.C., 5 bass, 9-10, $459. Tim Whitaker, Fairview, N.C., 6 bass, 8-15, $413. Charles Parker, Cleveland, Ga., 5 bass, 8-13, $367. Jeff Rikard, Leesville, S.C., 3 bass, 8-9, $321.
Second annual charity
American Cancer Society
Wildwood Park, Oct. 12
The Georgia Southern University Bass Anglers, in association with the Clarks Hill Fish for Life Foundation, will play host to the tournament. Entry fee is $70 with $10 going to the big fish pot. First place winners get a guaranteed $2,500. The payout will pay one place for every 10 boats entered. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. Pre-registration will be held Friday, Oct. 11, at Academy Sports and Outdoors in Evans from 5-7 p.m. Door prizes will be given out during weigh-in. For more information, call Georgia Southern bass fishing team president Jonathan Rotureau at (912) 655-1250.
Sixth annual Town of Jackson
Hook and Cook Festival
Jackson Community Center
Fishing on the Savannah River
Festival admission is free. The 100 percent payback tournament begins at safe light Oct. 19. Entry fee is $50 per boat with an optional big fish pot of $10. Categories are panfish, largemouth bass, striper-hybrid and catfish. For more information, call Town Hall at (803) 471-2228 or Lynn Sullivan at (803) 471-9778.
2013 Buckeye Lures Open
Oct. 19, Lake Murray
Tournament will be held out of Billy Dreher Island State Park. First-place purse is a guaranteed $5,000. Event pays one place for every seven teams entered. Entry fee is $160 with a big fish pot fee of $10. Blast off position determined by order of entry fee payment. Each participant will receive a $50 Buckeye Lures pack. Carolina Angler Team Trail rules apply. Make checks payable to CATT. For more information, contact Brent Collins at P.O. Box 368 Ridgeway, S.C. 29130, call (803) 413-752, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.catt.com.
Sept. 28 results
Bob Wynn reporting
Mike Guilbeau, five bass, 18 pounds, 1 ounce. Mark Warnock, five bass, 12 pounds, 13 ounces. Larry Hubbard, five bass, 10 pounds, 8 ounces. Big fish: Guilbeau, 6 pounds, 3 ounces. Eleven fisherman caught 36 bass weighing 70 pounds, 3 ounces. The club’s Top 6 for 2013: Wynn, 105 pounds, 1 ounce, Guilbeau 97 pounds, Nick Faulkner 96 pounds, 13 ounces. Mark Strickland 88 pounds, 12 ounces. Hubbard 84 pounds, 12 ounces. Gene Tant, 78 pounds, 9 ounces.
Carolina Bass Club
Larry Holley reporting
Bill Freeman, five bass, 12.230 pounds. Joel Feagin, three bass, 9.010 pounds. Daryl Opalewski, four bass, 8.385 pounds. Big fish: Feagin, 4.680 pounds.
Saturday Morning Open Team
Next: TBA, Wildwood Park. Entry fee is $45 per person, includes big fish pot. Tournament hours safe light until time to be determined at the ramp. Five-fish limit. For more information, call Eric Mora at (706) 533-0639.
2013 Mr. Clark Hill Tournaments
Mr. Clark Hill (members only), today-Saturday; Chuck (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. For more information, call Ray Diamond at (706) 533-1948 or visit www.mrcharkhillcommittee.com.
American Bass Anglers
District 26 Tournaments
William Hooker reporting
Schedule: Nov. 30, Russell Lake Highway 72 ramp. Dec. 21, Russell Lake Highway 72 ramp. Jan. 25, Clarks Hill, Wildwood Park. Feb. 8, Clarks Hill, Wildwood Park. March 8, Clarks Hill, Wildwood Park. April 12, Clarks Hill, Wildwood Park. Division championship, May 24-25, Clarks Hill, Wildwood Park.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 email@example.com or visit www.americabassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers
District 96 Tournaments
Phil Morris reporting
Next: Sunday. Lake Russell, Highway 72 ramp. 2013 National Championship, Oct. 23-25, Thurmond Lake, Wildwood Park. Nov. 10, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. Dec. 8 Lake Murray, Billy Dreher Island State Park. Jan. 5, Thurmond Lake, Dorn facility, Hawe Creek. Feb. 23, Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. March 23, Russell Highway 72 ramp. April 13, Thurmond, Dorn facility, Hawe Creek. April 27, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. May 17-18, Lake Murray, Billy Dreher Island State Park.
Fort Gordon’s Sportsman Club
Fred Perry reporting
Schedule: Sunday, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Oct. 20, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Oct. 20, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Nov. 3 bass tournament, safe light until noon. Dec. 8, 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 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 noted.