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.
Fish Back Tournament
Saturday at Wildwood Park
First place prize: $10,000. Second place prize: $5,000. Big fish: $1,000. Entry fee: $150 per boat, includes big fish fee. Tournament hours safe light until 3 p.m. Registration deadline June 3 (late fee $25). Boat draw: 6-7 p.m. at The Tackle Shop, 4009 Columbia Roads, Martinez, GA 30907. For more information, call Jon Hair at (706) 432-8225 or Chris Rodwell at (706) 829-9326.
Carolina Bass Club presents
Saturday Night Open Team
at the Lake Springs Ramp
Entry fee $25 per boat with $5 big fish fee included. Every $2 goes into the Classic Pot. Tournament hours are 6-11 p.m. Series ends Aug. 23, with the Classic set for Aug. 30. Competitors must fish a minimum of three tournaments to qualify for the Classic (or pay an extra $75 plus $55 Classic entry fee. Classic hours are 5 p.m. to midnight. For more information, call Chip Reames at (803) 270-3975.
Saturday Morning Open Team
Saturday at Wildwood Park
Next: TBA. Entry fee $100 includes big fish and payback is one place for every six entries. Hours safe light until 3 p.m. For more information, call Eric Mora, (706) 533-0639.
Clark Hill Committee-sanctioned bass tournaments
Mr. Clarks Hill, Oct. 3-4; Chuck Chapel Memorial, Dec. 6. For more information, call Ray Diamond at (706) 533-1948 or go to www.clarkhillcommittee.com.
Striped Bass Conservation Coalition
Wounded Warrior Benefit Tournament
May 24 results
Rob Hedrick reporting
Rob Hedrick and Wes Gilmore, 60.15 pounds. Brian Baire and Van Cook, 40.78 pounds. Mike Green, 39.37 pounds. Tommy Lindley and Evans Williams, 37.64 pounds. David Richardson, 36.21 pounds. Big Striper: Mike Green, 39.37 pounds. Lindley-Williams, 33.13 pounds. Hedrick-Gilmore, 31.01 pounds and 29.14 pounds. Richardson, 22.55 pounds. Tournament within the tournament: Hedrick-Gilmore. Youth: Triston Richardson. Female: Robin Childs and Ginny Cipriano.
Clark Hill Striper Club
May 17 results
Rick Quarles reporting
David and Triston Richardson, six fish, 47.69 pounds, big fish, 20.85 pounds. Eddie Mason and Bobby Parker, five fish, 47.60 pounds, big fish, 20.11 pounds. Tommy Lindley and Larry O’Briant, six fish, 44.42 pounds, big fish, 20.96 pounds. Big fish: Mike Buist and Mike Ray, 27.35 pounds..
Langley Pond Shootout
G.C. Williams reporting
Tournament will be held on Langley end of pond every Wednesday from 6-10 p.m. Entry fee $20 per person. Five-fish limit. Bass must be 12 inches long or better. 100 percent payback. For more information, call (803) 645-1048.
Wednesday Night Shootout
June 5 results
Greg Davis reporting
Entry fee is $30 for singles, $35 for team. Hours 6:30-10:30 p.m. For more information, call Greg Davis at (706) 533-3186. A Classic will be held at the end of the 16-week season.
American Bass Anglers
District 26 Tournaments
William Hooker reporting
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit ABA online at www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers
District 96 Tournaments
Phil Morris reporting
Next: July 13, Highway 72 ramp, Lake Russell; Aug. 24, Greenwood State Park, Lake Greenwood; Sept. 21, Dorn Boating Facility, Hawe Creek, Thurmond Lake; Oct. 5, Billy Dreher Island State Park, Lake Murray; Nov. 9, Dorn Boating Facility, Hawe Creek, Thurmond Lake; Dec. 7, Highway 72 ramp, Lake Russell.
Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club
Fred Perry reporting
Schedule: Saturday, Kids’ Fishing Derby, claypit lakes, 8-11 a.m. (Registration starts at 7 a.m. All contestants enter at Gate 1 and follow directional signs to the lakes). Sunday, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. June 22, bass tournament, safe light until noon. July 13, bass tournament, 5-11 a.m. Aug. 10, bass tournament, 5-11 a.m. Sept. 7, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 21, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 27, Kids’ Fishing Derby, claypit lakes, 8-11 a.m. Oct. 5, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Oct. 26, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Nov. 9, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Dec. 7, 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 fishing permits required. For more information, call Perry (706) 791-5078, (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, ext. 131. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.