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

Aug. 2 results

Chip Reames reporting

Chip Reames and Tony Smith, 11.52 pounds. Monty and Martin Bauer, 6.25 pounds. Big fish: Reames and Smith, 6.08 pounds.

July 26 results

Adam Beckum and Ronnie Harrell, 15.15 pounds. Harvey Kirkland and Gene Williams, 13.01 pounds. Buster Davis and Rick Pace, 10.20 pounds. Big fish: Kirkland and Williams, 7.13 pounds.

July 19 results

Bruce Perkins and Kevin Waters, 11.18 pounds. Bubba and Ed Jones, 10.36 pounds. Big fish: Jonathan Donald and Rob Reeves, 4.53 pounds

Entry fee $25 per boat with $5 big fish fee included. Every $2 goes into the Classic Pot. Tournament hours are 6 p.m. to 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 Reames at (803) 270-3975.

Carolina Bass Club

July results

Chip Reames reporting

Evan Smith, 9.66 pounds. Joey Spradley, 9.53 pounds. Bubba Jones, 8.63 pounds. Big fish: Joel Feagin, 5.85 pounds.

Evans Bassmasters

July 26 results

Bob Wynn reporting

Mike Guilbeau, five bass, 15 pounds, 9 ounces. Tommy Russell, five bass, 14 pounds, 15 ounces. Nick Faulkner, five bass, 8 pounds, 5 ounces. Big fish: Guilbeau, 6 pounds, 14 ounces. Twelve fishermen caught 29 bass totaling 67 pounds, 15 ounces.

Augusta Bass Club

July results

William Hooker reporting

D.J. Hadden, 16.82 pounds. Hamp Roland, 10.25 pounds. William Roland, 9.25 pounds. Big fish: Hadden, 4.47 pounds. The club’s Top Six for the year through July: Tim Lewis, 76.11; Robert Kerlin, 73.12; D.J. Hadden, 67.4; Carlton Fulcher, 54.7; Oneal Johnston, 48.7; William Roland, 45.3.

Fishers of Men

Legacy Series National Championship

On Thurmond Lake

July 26 results

Chad Hooker reporting

Tony and Bailey Postell, two-day weight, 21.45 pounds, caught on a Postell-built buzzbait with his Ynot trailer. Wes Lewis and Savannah Tremblay, 17.44 pounds, caught on a Zoom Super Fluke. Rodney and Riley Floyd, 17.34 pounds, caught on a Tony Postell buzzbait with a Ynot trailer. Samuel and Grace Dyal, 16.68 pounds. Big fish: Colton Bassett and Travis Brewster, 7.05 pounds. Kenneth and Kylee McMellon winners of a Skeeter bass boat. Fifty-two teams competed.

Saturday Morning Open Team

Bass Tournament

At Wildwood Park

Next: Saturday. Entry fee $45 includes big fish and payback is one place for every six entries. Hours safe light until a time to be determined. For more information, call Tony Postell at (706) 564-8061 or Sammy Landrum Jr. at (706) 825-9167.

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

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

Greg Davis reporting

Classic results will be published next Friday.

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: Sunday, 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 at (706) 791-5078, (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, ext. 131. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.



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