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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.

Wednesday Night Open Team Bass Tournament

At Wildwood Park

June 15 results

Robert Giffin reporting

Shawn Holland and Charlie Doyle, three bass, 9 pounds, 1 ounce. Steve and Jodie Storey, three bass, 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Jerry Russell, by himself, three bass, 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Big fish: Harvey Kirkland and Gene Williams, 5 pounds, 6 ounces. Thirty-eight boats in the field.

NOTE: There is a three-fish limit in this event. Entry fee is $35 individual (including big fish pot), $40 a team (including big fish pot), 100 percent payback. One place paid per every eight boats. Hours are 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. The Classic will be held July 30. Each angler must fish six tournaments to qualify for a Classic berth. More information: Robert Giffin, (706) 533-0357.

Summer Saturday Night

Open Team Tournament

June 11 results

Lamond Annas reporting

David and J.C. Whyte, five bass, 12.250 pounds. Chris Hadden and Doyle Chavous, five bass, 11.76 pounds. Jason Hadden and Kevin Hymas, five bass, 11.135 pounds. Big fish: Hadden and Chavous, 4.135 pounds. Thirty-three boats in the field.

Entry fee is $25 per boat, with $2 going toward the end-of-the-season Classic on Aug. 27. Tournament hours are 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. out of the Lake Springs boat ramp. There is a five-fish limit. Payback is based on the number of boats entered each week. More information: Donald Jones at (706) 832-0147, or Robin Whisenant at (803) 507-1639, or Allen Stevens at (803) 646-0388.

Savannah River Bass Tournament

Open Team Event

June 12 results

Joey Bishop reporting

Gene Moyer and Kojak Goodwin, 3.13 pounds. Trey Beck, 2.66 pounds. Big fish: Moyer and Goodwin, 1.6 pounds. Nine boats in the field.

Next: June 26. Entry fee $20 per person with 100 percent payback. Includes big fish pot. Five-fish limit. Tournament hours safe light until 12 noon. Weigh-in at upstream ramp inside Lock and Dam Park before noon. No fishing down river (boat ramp closed until further notice). No early weigh-ins. More information: Joey Bishop at (706) 755-4651. E-mail:

Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament

June 11 results

Donald Miller and Ray Diamond, five bass, 16 pounds, 12 ounces. Bart Blackburn, by himself, five bass, 12 pounds, 8 ounces. Big fish: Miller, 6 pounds, 2 ounces. Nine boats in the field.

Next: Saturday. Tournament hours safe light until noon. Entry fee of $45 including big fish pot. Five-fish limit. 100 percent payback. More information: Eric Mora, (706) 533-0639.

Langley Pond Shootout

Tournament hours are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesdays Entry fee is $20 per angler. Five-fish limit. 100 percent payback. More information: Gene Moyer, (803) 270-1580.

Evans Bassmasters

June 4 results

Bob Wynn reporting

Windy Jiles, five bass, 10 pounds, 15 ounces. Bobby Dickenson, five bass, 10 pounds. Mike Guilbeau, three bass, 8 pounds, 14 ounces. Twelve fishermen caught 45 bass weighing 79 pounds, 4 ounces.

Greenbriar Bassmasters

June 11 from Lake Russell

Charles Lewis reporting

Charles Lewis, five bass, 8.80 pounds. Andrew Lewis, five bass, 7.75 pounds. Baylor Romenus, four bass, 5 pounds. Big fish: Andrew Lewis, 3.65 pounds. Six fishermen caught 18 bass weighing 27.20 pounds.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

Two-Day Championship

William Hooker reporting

Ray Fitzgerald, five bass, 24.44 pounds, $976. Andy Lake, five bass, 20.40 pounds, $590. Evans Buller, five bass, 17.99 pounds, $194. Big fish: Bob Sims, 4.90 pounds, $200. Note: Ray Fitzgerald won Angler of the Year.

Schedule: (All tournaments out of Wildwood Park) July 9More information: Director William Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: or visit ABA online at

Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club

June 12 results

Fred Perry reporting

Steven Emory and Scott Faile, five bass, 13 pounds, 12 ounces. Carry Rook and Greg Stoll, five bass, 8 pounds, 8 ounces. Big fish: Emory, 4 pounds, 4 ounces. Fourteen fishermen caught 31 bass weighing 46 pounds.

Schedule (at Butler Reservoir unless otherwise noted): June 26, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. More information: Perry, (706) 791-5078, or (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, Ext. 131.

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