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

Lake Springs Ramp

Chip Reames reporting

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

Bass Tournament

Saturday results

From Wildwood Park

Next: Entry fee $45 includes big fish and payback is one place for every six entries. Hours safe light until 2 p.m. For more information, call Eric Mora at (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 visit the

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

July 23 results

Greg Davis reporting

William Rowland and Hampton Rowland, five bass, 16 pounds, 11 ounces. Bo Reed and Woody Parks, five bass, 12 pounds, 2 ounces. Davis and Doug Oellerich, five bass, 11 pounds, 10 ounces. Big fish: Larry and Bryan Atkins, 6 pounds, 4 ounces. Nineteeen boats in the field. Entry fee is $30 for singles, $35 for team. Hours 6:30-10:30 p.m. For more information, call Davis at (706) 533-3186. A Classic will be held Aug. 2 at the end of the 16-week season.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

William Hooker reporting

2015 Schedule: All tournaments out of Wildwood Park. Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 8 (Sunday), April 11, May 16, June 20, July 11, Aug. 8, Sep. 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. For more information, call Hooker at (706) 533-7329, e-mail or visit

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Phil Morris reporting

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

Fred Perry reporting

Schedule: 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 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.