Fishing tournaments

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.

 

Augusta Bassmasters present

Youth Fishing Teams

Of the Clark Hill Committee

Open Team Bass Tournament

Nov. 4 results

Larry Atkins reporting

Scott Faile and George Lord, five bass, 14.4 pounds, $900. Chris Rodwell and Jon Hair, five bass, 13.4 pounds, $600. Ray Fitzgerald and Mike Whitaker, five bass, 12.11 pounds, $400. Bill McKie and Kyler McKie, five bass, 12 pounds, $200. Big fish: Faile and Lord, 3 pounds, 12 ounces, $290. Twenty-nine boats in the field. The tournament raised $1,400 for the youth fishing teams.

More information: Augusta Bassmasters, (706) 855-1301, or Augusta Marine, (706) 481-9336.

High School Fishing

The Bass Federation

Student Angler Federation

2018 TBF/FLW High School

Fishing Schedule

High School Fishing World Finals

National Championship

June 26-30, Pickwick Lake, Florence, Ala.

Bass Pro Shops

FLW High School Fishing Opens

Oct. 13, Lake Murray Open, Prosperity, S.C. Dec. 8, Lake Seminole Open, Bainbridge, Ga.

Student Angler Federation

State Championships

Feb. 10, Georgia State Championship, West Point Lake, LaGrange, Ga. April 29, South Carolina State Championship, Lake Murray, Prosperity, S.C.

Student Angler Federation

High School Fishing Challenges

Feb. 18, Lake Hartwell Early Bird Challenge, Anderson, S.C.

State Athletic Association Events

March 17, GICAA Georgia State Championship, to be determined.

More information: FLWFishing.com, or HighSchoolFishing.org.

Striped Bass Challenge

2018 Winter Classic

On Lake Hartwell

Jan. 5, captains’ meeting at Anderson, S.C. Civic Center. Jan. 6, tournament out of Green Pond Landing. Entrants should start their food drives, with the emphasis on non perishable foods. High protein items such as peanut butter, beans, canned chicken and tuna fish are popular. Take your donation to any Golden Harvest Food Bank and get a receipt. You also can donate online and bring your receipt to the captain’s meeting.

Saturday Morning Open Team

Bass Tournament

At Wildwood Park

Steve Story reporting

Next: Saturday. Entry fee $45 includes big fish. Hours: safe light until 3 p.m.

Clark Hill Committee

2017 Officers: Robin Whisenant, president; Reno Reasoner, vice president/tournament director; Lucas Johnson, secretary; Archie Lee, treasurer. Board of Directors: Noel Brown, Barry Frazier, Ray Diamond, Sammy Landrum, Greg Davis.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

William Hooker reporting

All tournaments are on Thurmond Lake out of Wildwood Park. Entry fees: Divisional qualifier $75 includes big fish pot. Divisional Championship $150 (include big fish pot). Schedule for 2017-2018: Nov. 19, Dec. 10. Jan. 28, 2018, Feb. 18, March 11. Division championship April 14-15. 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. If you are joining as either a new ABA member or renewing your m3embership, save money by doing so at the boat ramp. More information: Director William Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: wdhsierra@gmail.com or visit ABA online at www.americanbassanglers.com.

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Phil Morris reporting

Next: Nov. 12, Dreher Island State Park, Lake Murray. Dec. 3, Greenwood State Park, Lake Greenwood.

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Fred Perry reporting

NOTE: The tournaments will be held on Saturdays this year.

2017 schedule: Nov. 11, bass tournament, safe light until 12 noon. Dec. 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, 706-791-5078. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.

 

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