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 presents

Saturday Night Open Team

Bass Tournament

July 12 results

Lake Springs Ramp

Johnathan Lovering and Johnathan Donald, 25.20 pounds. David and J.C. Whyte, 13.26 pounds. Big fish: Lovering and Donald, 8.13 pounds.

Chip Reames reporting

Entry fee is $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. More information: Reames, (803) 270-3975.

Saturday Morning Open Team

Bass Tournament

Saturday results

From Wildwood Park

Greg Davis reporting

Steve Storey, 18 pounds. Frank Sabo, 17 pounds, 12 ounces. Wesley Story, 12 pounds, 7 ounces. Big fish: Sabo, 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Twelve boats in the field

Next: Entry fee of $45 includes big fish and payback is one place for every six entries. Hours are safe light until 2 p.m. More information: Eric Mora, (706) 533-0639.

Clark Hill Committee-sanctioned bass tournaments

Mr. Clarks Hill, Oct. 3-4; Chuck Chapel Memorial, Dec. 6. More information: Ray Diamond, (706) 533-1948, or visit

Bankrunners Bass Club

July 12 results

Greg Davis reporting

Donald “Rerun” Miller, five bass, 18 pounds, 9 ounces. Steve Storey, 18 pounds. Frank Sabo, 17 pounds, 12 ounces. Big fish: Sabo, 7 pounds, 2 ounces.

Clarks Hill Bassmasters

July 12 results

Tom Hall reporting

John Boy Long, 17.79 pounds. James Holton, 10.18 pounds. Matt Davis, 10.02 pounds. Big fish: Long, 5.92 pounds. Nineteen anglers caught 45 bass weighing 96 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 is $20 per person. Five-fish limit. Bass must be 12 inches long or better. 100 percent payback. More information: (803) (645-1048).

Wednesday Night Shootout

July 16 results

Greg Davis reporting

David Whyte and J.C. Whyte, five bass, 17 pounds, 8 ounces. Steve Storey and Cody Storey, four bass, 14 pounds. Charlie Doyle, by himself, five bass, 13 pounds, 15 ounces. Big fish: David Whyte, 9 pounds, 5 ounces. Twenty-four boats in the field.

Entry fee is $30 for singles, $35 for team. Hours are 6:30-10:30 p.m. More information: Davis (706) 533-3186. A Classic will be held Aug. 2 at the end of the 16-week season.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

Schedule for 2015: All tournaments out of Wildwood Park. Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 8 (Sunday), April 11, May 16, June 20, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12-13.

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 William Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: or visit ABA online at

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

July 13 results

From Lake Russell

Phil Morris reporting

Curtis Temples, Saluda, S.C., five bass, 10.70 pounds, $495. Eddie Temples, Saluda, S.C., five bass, 9.59 pounds, $285. Gene Parker, Asheville, N.C., five bass, 8.20 pounds, $78. Big fish: Curtis Temples, 3.60 pounds, $85. Seventeen anglers in the field.

Next: 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. 14, Highway 72 ramp, Lake Russell.

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

July 13 results

Fred Perry reporting

Cary Rook and Paul McCrary, five bass, 7 pounds, 15 ounces. Big fish: Perry, 3 pounds, 11 ounces. Thirteen fishermen caught 31 bass weighing 38 pounds.

Schedule: Aug. 10, bass tournament, 5 a.m. until 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 a.m. to 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-members. 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: Perry, (706) 791-5078, or (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, Ext. 131.

All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.