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.
Clarks Hill Fish for Life Foundation’s
35th annual Toys for Tots Bass Tournament
Nov. 26, Wildwood Park
Entry fee $100, big fish pot $10 and $25 donation for Toys for Tots (total fees $135). Guaranteed first place (based on a 100-boat field) is $5,000. Pre-registration meeting will be held at Augusta Marine from 5-7 p.m. Late registration tournament morning at the park.
Augusta Bassmasters Present
Of Boy Scouts
Foundation Bass Tournament
Nov. 5 results
Larry Atkins reporting
Zack and Rusty Lamb, 20 pounds, 10 ounces, $1,200. David Carver and Cody Bolz, 19.5 pounds. Jason Williamson and Langdon Williamson, 18.7 pounds. D.J. and Tanner Hadden, 17.3 pounds. Steve Clements and Lee Sidener, 16.15 pounds. Lucky 13: Gary McKie and Marty Quesada Jr., 12-pounds-plus. Big fish: Lambs, 7.3 pounds. Forty boats in the field. The tournament raised about $1,300 plus for the Boy Scouts.
Saturday Morning Open Team
Eric Mora reporting
Next: Saturday, Wildwood Park, safe light until to be determined. Entry fee $45 includes big fish pot. 100 percent payback. For more information, call Mora at (706) 533-0639 or Reno Reasoner at (706) 834-0017.
David Brown, five bass, 16.45 pounds. Oneal Johnston, four bass, 13.60 pounds. Jerry Barber, five bass, 11.90 pounds. Big fish: Johnston, 5.35 pounds.
Top 6 for 2016: David Brown, Angler of the Year; Wayne Good, Jerry Barber, Noel Brown, Hunter Ciccio, Brandon Simmons.
Individual Bass Tournament
Senior Bass Anglers
Anyone 60 and older wanting to join should contact Robert Giffin, (706) 533-0357.
American Bass Anglers
District 26 Tournaments
William Hooker reporting
All tournaments on Thurmond Lake out of Wildwood Park.
Next: Jan. 29, Feb. 12, March 5, April 23, May 14, June 4, July 9. Division championship: Sept. 9-10.
Entry fees, Divisional Qualifier, $75 (includes big fish pot). Divisional Championship: $150 (includes big fish pot). 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. Joining as a new ABA member, or renewing memberships? Save money by doing so at tournament ramp. For more information, call Hooker at (706) 533-7329, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers
American Fishing Tour
District 96 Tournaments
Nov. 6 results
From Lake Greenwood
Sean Anderson, Leesville, S.C., five bass, 12.94 pounds, $770. Phillip Anderson, Saluda, S.C., five bass, 12.57 pounds, $475. Andy Lake, Batesburg, S.C., five bass, 12.24 pounds, $130. Big fish: George Berry, Saluda, S.C., 4.56 pounds, $125. Twenty anglers in the field.
Phil Morris reporting
Next: Dec. 4, Russell Lake, Highway 72 ramp.
Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club
Fred Perry reporting
Schedule: Nov. 13, bass tournament, safe light to noon. Dec. 4, bass tournament, safe light to noon.
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) 791-3317 or (706) 833-2834 res. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.