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.

 

Leader of the Pack

Open Team Bass Tournament

March 24, Wildwood Park

Entry fee $125 per two-man team and includes the big fish pot. Seventy percent payout, with one place added for every 10 boats entered. Tournament hours safe light until 3 p.m. Rules and registration available at the ramp from 5:320 to 6:30 a.m. Boat draw is based on the order teams sign up. Proceeds to benefit a local high school’s wrestling team. More information: Kevin Waters, (706) 399-3154.

Evans Bassmasters

Jan. 28 results

Mark Warnock reporting

Mike Guilbeau, five bass, 13 pounds, 12 ounces. Bob Wynn, five bass, 4 pounds, 11 ounces. Mark Warnock, two bass, 7 pounds, 5 ounces. Big fish: Guilbeau, 6 pounds, 2 ounces. Fifteen fishermen caught 31 bass weighing 73 pounds, 10 ounces.

The club’s Top Six for 2017: Mike Guilbeau, 146.2 pounds. Nick Faulkner, 106.2 pounds. Bob Wynn, 103.9 pounds. Glenn Hubbard, 96.3 pounds. Gene Tant, 90.9 pounds. Mark Warnock, 89.3 pounds.

Saturday Morning Open Team

Bass Tournament

Wildwood Park

Entry fee $45. Hours: Safe light until 3 p.m. To enter: Show up at the ramp at least 30 minutes before blast-off.

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

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.

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 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: Feb. 25, Lake Murray, Dreher Island State Park. March 18, Thurmond Lake, Dorn Facility. April 8, Lake Russell, Highway 72 ramp. May 12, Bring a Youth, Greenwood State Park. May 20, Thurmond Lake, Dorn Facility. NOTE: AFT National Championship will be held on Lake Hartwell, Anderson, S.C., out of Green Pond Oct. 21-26, 2018.

 

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