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 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.


Clark Hill Bassmasters

Jan. 11 results

Tom Hall reporting

Randall Clark, five bass, 13.75 pounds. Ron Kettler, five bass, 13.42 pounds. Tom Hall, five bass, 12.71 pounds. Big fish: John Boy Long, 8 pounds. Nineteen fishermen caught 36 bass weighing 93 pounds.

Columbia County River Rats Bass Club

January results

Ray Diamond reporting

Sammy Landrum, 15.14 pounds. Eric Mora, 12.8 pounds. Charles Story, 12.5 pounds. Big fish: Story, 4.14 pounds.

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. For more information, call Hooker at (706) 533-7329, e-mail or visit ABA online at

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Next: Feb 23, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park.

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Fred Perry reporting

Schedule: Sunday, 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. 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 otherwise noted.