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.



Carolina Bass Club

December results

Larry Holley reporting

Bubba Jones, five bass, 12.170 pounds. Lonnie Kuehl, five bass, 11.700 pounds. Chip Reames, five bass, 10.735 pounds. Big fish: Kuehl, 4.125 pounds.

The club’s Top 6 for 2013: Reames, 120.245 pounds. Daryl Opalewski, 111.630 pounds. Billy Freeman, 100.080 pounds. Jones, 83.335 pounds. Kuehl, 73.375 pounds. Joel Feagin, 71.826 pounds.


Evans Bassmasters

Dec. 28 results

Bob Wynn reporting

Mike Guilbeau, five bass, 16 pounds, 15 ounces. Glenn Hubbard, five bass, 15 pounds, 8 ounces. Gene Tant, five bass, 12 pounds, 7 ounces. Big fish: Guilbeau, 6 pounds. Sixteen fishermen caught 51 bass weighing 129 pounds, 8 ounces.


Augusta Bass Club

William Hooker reporting

The club’s Top 6 for 2013: Hooker, 88.65; Darrell Barnett, 81.03; Tim Lewis, 80.62; Carlton Fulcher, 78.83; William Roland, 68.77; Adam Hubbard,
63.35; alternate O’Neal Johnson, 56.28.


American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

William Hooker reporting

Schedule: 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. More information: Director Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: or visit ABA online at


American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Phil Morris reporting

Next: Sunday, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex, Hawe Creek, Thurmond Lake.


Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Schedule: Jan. 19, bass tournament, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Butler Reservoir.

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.



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