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.
Saturday Morning Open Team
Saturday, Wildwood Park
Entry fee of $100 includes big fish and payback is one place for every six entries. Hours safe light until 3 p.m.
Kicks 99 “Hooked on Country”
Open Team Bass Tournament
Robin Whisenant reporting
Bobby Stanfill and Chip Grice, five bass, 26.18 pounds, $10,000. Daryl McClellon and Jerry Kotal, five bass, 23.68 pounds, $2,500. Kurt Roberson and Brad Smith, five bass, 23.32 pounds, $1,600. Chris Rodwell and Jon Hair, five bass, 21.12 pounds, $1,400. Dale Gibbs and Thomas Thomas, five bass, 19.94 pounds, $1,300. Keith Williamson and Majors Hamby, five bass, 19.54 pounds, $1,200. William Hooker and Jeff Woods, five bass, 19.48 pounds, $1,000. Eric Mora and Frank Sabo, five bass, 18.90 pounds, $850. Jeff Snyder and Ramey Franklin, five bass, 18.36 pounds, $600. Nick and Nathan Faulkner, five bass, 18.10 pounds, $500. Tony Postell and Sammy Landrum, five bass, 17.84 pounds, $480. Steve Clements and Chad Trotter, five bass, 17.56 pounds, $450. Bruce Perkins, five bass, 17.52 pounds, $430. Jay Matthews and Bobby Smith, five bass, 17.36 pounds, $400. Darryl Barnett and Mike Guilbeau, five bass, 17.36 pounds, $380 (tie broken by big fish). David and Noel Brown, five bass, 17.20 pounds, $350. Jack Corey and Stephen Storey, five bass, 17.14 pounds, $320. David Carver and Chad Hamm, five bass, 17.10 pounds, $300. Ciccio Hunter and Audie Brantley, five bass, 16.94 pounds, $270. Ron McKee and Steve McGaha, five bass, 16.94 pounds, $250. Hugh McMurray II and Hugh McMurray, five bass, 16.82 pounds, $220. Kirby Scott and Robby Grandle, five bass, 16.82 pounds, $200, tie broken by big fish. D.J. Hadden and Ed Basey, five bass, 16.76 pounds, $160.
First big fish: Michael Carver and Joshua Baggott, 7.84 pounds, $2,000. Second big fish: Kurt Roberson and Brad Smith, 7.42 pounds, $1,000. 230 teams caught 568 bass weighing 1,551 pounds and all but 10 were released alive. Total tournament payout: $28,160.
Walmart Bass Fishing League
South Carolina Division
on Thurmond Lake
BOATERS: Norm Attaway, Clearwater, S.C., five bass, 20 pounds, 12 ounces, $2,846. Shane Lineberger, Lincolnton, N.C., five bass, 19 pounds, 12 ounces, $1,423. Mike Brasington, Sumter, S.C., five bass, 18 pounds, 2 ounces, $949. Wesley Story, Clarks Hill, S.C., five bass, 17 pounds, 14 ounces, $664. Augusta area anglers in the money: Charles Story, Lincolnton, Ga., 13th, $266. Big fish: Mike Brasington, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, $325. CO-ANGLERS: Kevin Henderson, Honea Path, S.C., five bass, 13 pounds, 7 ounces, $1,423. Adam Fincher, Roebuck, S.C., five bass, 13 pounds, $711. Wade Dobbs, Acworth, Ga., five bass, 12 pounds, 3 ounces, $475. Big fish: Wade Dobbs, 6 pounds, $162.
Clark Hill Committee-sanctioned bass tournaments
Clark Hill Memorial, May 1. For more information, call Ray Diamond at (706) 533-1948 or visit www.clarkhillcommittee.com.
Langley Pond Shootout
Tournament will be held on Langley end of pond every Wednesday from 6-10 p.m. Entry fee is $20 per person. Five-fish limit. Bass must be 12 inches long or better. 100 percent payback. For more information, call (803) 278-1580 or (803) 645-1048.
Wednesday Night Shootout
April 30 results
Greg Davis reporting
Chris Hadden, five bass, 14 pounds, 12 ounces. Greg Davis and Doug Oellerich, five bass, 14 pounds. Big fish: Eric Mora, 5 pounds, 13 ounces. Fifteen boats in the field.
Entry fee is $30 for singles, $35 for team. Hours are 6:30-10:30 p.m. For more information, call Davis at (706) 533-3186. A Classic will be held at the end of the 16-week season.
Columbia County River Rats Bass Club
Ray Diamond reporting
Bart Blackburn, 21.13 pounds. Eric Mora, 20.14 pounds. Trey Beck, 17.06 pounds. Big fish: Blackburn, 6.04 pounds.
American Bass Anglers
District 26 Tournaments
William Hooker reporting
A makeup tournament has been scheduled for May 17 out of Wildwood Park, Hooker reported.
Schedule: Division championship, May 24-25, Clarks Hill, Wildwood Park. For more information, call Hooker at (706) 533-7329, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.american
American Bass Anglers
District 96 Tournaments
April 27 results
From Lake Greenwood
Phil Morris reporting
Casey Hendrix, Newberry, S.C., five bass, 12.47 pounds, $405. Steve Christie, Gray Court, S.C., five bass, 11.49 pounds, $308. Phil Morris, five bass, 11.07 pounds, $201. Big fish: Morris, 3.99 pounds, $80.
Next: May 17-18, Lake Murray, Billy Dreher Island State Park.
Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club
April 27 results
Fred Perry reporting
Jacob Yaden and Corey Yaden, 69 crappies, 28 pounds. Big fish: Jacob Yaden, 1 pound, 3 ounces. Twelve fishermen caught 209 crappies.
Schedule: Sunday, bass tournament, safe light until noon. May 18, bass tournament, safe light until noon.
Tournaments will be limited to the first 20 boats, 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 nonmember, 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.