Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer 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.
Open Team Bass Tournament
Calcutta-style, May 27
Registration fee is $50 per team and must be paid by May 24. More information: Robert Giffin, 533-0357.
Wednesday Night Shootout
April 19 results
Greg Davis reporting
Eric Mora and Bo Story, three bass, 11.4 pounds. Hampton Rowland and Brad Collins, three bass, 10.13 pounds. Brandon Daniels and Vance Perkins, two bass, 10.3 pounds. Daniela and Perkins, 7.3 pounds. Twenty-two boats in the field.
Tournament hours 6:30 to 10:30. Entry fee $35 per team, $30 for singles. Three-fish limit. Entrants must fish six of the 16 scheduled tournaments to qualify for the championship. More information: Greg Davis, 706 533-3186.
Top Dawg Bass Tournament
Oct. 29, Wildwood Park
Entry fee $125 per two-man team. Includes big fish pot. One place for every 10 boats. Hours safe light until 3 p.m. Rules, regulations and boat draw will be held Oct. 26 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 at The Tackle Shop, or at the ramp on tournament morning. The tournament benefits a local high school team. More information: Kevin Waters, (706) 399-3154.
Malcolm Cunningham Chevrolet
Presents an open team tournament
April 22, Wildwood Park
Entry fee $100 with $10 big fish pot. Winners earn guaranteed $5,000 (based on a 100-boat field). Pre-registration April 20 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Malcolm Cunningham Chevrolet. Three door prizes to be awarded night of pre-registration. Must be registered for tournament and present to win $1,000, $500 or $250. Late registration 5-6:30 a.m., at Wildwood Park on tournament day.
Saturday Morning Open Team
At Wildwood Park
Reno Reasoner reporting
Next: TBA. Entry fee $45 includes big fish. Hours: safe light until 3 p.m. More information: Reno Reasoner, (706) 834-0017.
Clark Hill Striper Club
April 15 results
Rick Quarles reporting
Tracy Ennis, Tom Jenkins, George McKee, six fish, 55,41 pounds. Michael Franklin, John Ramsey, six fish, 42.17 pounds. Vern and Sara Smith, Keith Crawley, six fish, 36.43 pounds. Rocky and Dusty Pearson, Will Cheatem, six fish, 28.35 pounds. Big fish: Ennis, Jenkins and McKee, 24.1 pounds.
Clark Hill Bassmasters
April 15 results
John Boy Long reporting
John Boy Long, five bass, 14.92 pounds. Jim Holton, five bass, 13.30 pounds. Morris Cohen, five bass, 11.48 pounds. Big fish: Long, 4.72 pounds.
Sanctioned bass tournaments
Oct. 6-7: Mr. Clark Hill Tournament (exclusive to CHC members).
May 6: Clark Hill Memorial Open Team Bass Tournament. Guaranteed first place: $3,500. Entry fees same as in Tommy Shaw Memorial. Pre-registration is May 2 at Fairway Ford, 5:30 to 7 p.m., with boat positions drawn at 7 p.m.
Senior Bass Anglers
April 19 championship
Robert Giffin reporting
Bill McKie, five bass, 21.59 pounds. Gary Odom, five bass, 16.67 pounds. Majors Hamby, five bass, 16.45 pounds. Gary Mackey, five bass, 16.30 pounds. William Hooker, five bass, 15.88 pounds. Sammy Landrum, five bass, 14.85. Big fish: McKie, 5.70 pounds.
Next tournament: May 4. Anyone 60 or older wanting to join should contact Giffin at (706) 533-0357.
American Bass Anglers
District 26 Tournaments
William Hooker reporting
All tournaments are on Thurmond Lake out of Wildwood Park. Schedule for 2017: April 23, May 14, June 4, July 9. Division championship Sept. 9-10. Entry fees: Division 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. More information: Director William Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: email@example.com or visit ABA online at www.americanbassanglers.com.
American Bass Anglers
District 96 Tournaments
Phil Morris reporting
Next: May 7, Dorn Facility, Thurmond Lake. May 13, Bring a Youth, Greenwood State Park, Lake Greenwood. May 20-21, Dreher Island State Park, Lake Murray.
Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club
Fred Perry reporting
NOTE: To Fred Perry. Please make arrangements to e-mail results to Bill Baab at firstname.lastname@example.org. All of the tournaments will be held on Saturdays this year.
2017 schedule: April 22, crappie tournament, safe light until 12 noon. May 6, bass tournament, safe light until 12 noon. May 27, bass tournament, safe light until 12 noon. June 3, Kids’ Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Claypit Lakes. June 10, bass tournament, safe light until 12 noon. June 24, bass tournament, safe light until 12 noon. July 22, bass tournament, 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 19, bass tournament, 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 2, bass tournament, safe light until 12 noon.
Tournaments will be limited to the first 20 boats and are open to all ID cardholders and the public with a FortGordon 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 FortGordon fishing permits required. More information: Fred Perry, 706-833-2834 res. or 706-541-1057, Ext. 131. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.