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.
Chuck Chapel Memorial
Dec. 3, Wildwood Park
French Market Grille West
Entry fee is $75 plus $10 big fish pot. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. First-place team wins a guaranteed $5,000. Pre-registration will be held Thursday, Dec. 1, at Academy Sports and Outdoors from 5 to 7 p.m. Drawing will be held at 7. Lots of door prizes. More information: Jon Hair, (706) 726-1042, or Keith Williamson, (706) 831-4173.
29th annual Clarks Hill
Fish for Life Foundation’s
Toys for Tots
Open Team Bass Tournament
Nov. 26, Wildwood Park
Entry fee is two toys valued at $10 and $25. Check payable to Clarks Hill Fish for Life Foundation. Guaranteed first-place prize is $2,500 based on an 80-boat field. One place paid for every 10 boats. Sponsors include Weinberger’s Furniture, Milton Ruben Toyota, Save Phace, Ben Dreamin Outdoors, Sun Gro, Academy Sports and Outdoors, Wal-Mart, Aaron’s, Coca-Cola, Lincolnton Marine, Columbia County and Southern Anglers Challenge. Registration will be held at Academy Sports and Outdoors on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. More information: Bill Harvey, (706) 294-4732.
Angel Tree Charity
Open Team Bass Tournament
Nov. 26, Lake Springs Ramps
Entry fee is $50, with $10 for big fish pot. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. First-place team wins a guaranteed $3,000, with one spot paid for every 10 boats. More information: Eric Mora, (706) 533-0639.
Fall Bass Tournament
Merry Land Brickyard Ponds
Tournament hours are safe light until 11 a.m. Entry fee is $15 per angler. Anglers must register at the new bait shop on Doug Barnard Parkway. More information: (706) 722-8263.
Open Team Event
Next: Sunday. Entry fee is $20 per person with 100 percent payback. Includes big fish pot. Five-fish limit. Tournament hours are safe light to 1 p.m. Weigh-in and registration will be held at the old Lock and Dam Bait & Tackle Shop.More information: Joey Bishop at (706) 755-4651.
Clark Hill Striper Club
Nov. 12 results
Joseph Pearson reporting
Vern Smith, David Richardson, Tim Pasto and Tristan Richardson, six fish, 53.78 pounds. Ricky Dubose and Rick Quarles, six fish, 30.24 pounds. Rosy and Ben Graham and Bill Tinley, three fish, 14.98 pounds. Big fish: Vern Smith, 10.71 pounds. Ten fishermen in four boats caught 15 fish weighing 99 pounds.
Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament
Nov. 12 results
Eric Mora reporting
Bill McKie, by himself, five bass, 19 pounds, 2 ounces. Tommy and Mike Harden, 16 pounds, 2 ounces. Big fish: The Hardens, 8 pounds, 2 ounces. Sixteen boats in the field.
Next: TBA. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. Entry fee of $45 including big fish pot. Five-fish limit. 100 percent payback. More information: Mora, (706) 533-0639.
Nov. 5 results
Charles Lewis reporting
Charles Lewis, five bass, 8.10 pounds. Steve Smith, five bass, 7.95 pounds. Andy Ronemus, two bass, 4.80 pounds. Big fish: Ronemus, 3.60 pounds. Sixteen bass weighing 24.85 pounds were caught and released.
Columbia County River Rats Bass Club
Ray Diamond reporting
Donald Miller, 14.13 pounds. Scotty Baker, 14.3 pounds. Reno Reasoner, 12.9 pounds. Big fish: Miller, 7.2 pounds.
Southern Anglers Challenge
On Thurmond Lake
Schedule: All tournaments out of Wildwood Park. Dates: Saturday, Dec. 10, Jan. 6, Feb. 25, March 24, April 21, May 19. More information: Chris Hadden, (706) 339-1846, or Charley Doyle, (706) 399-9487.
American Bass Anglers
District 26 Tournaments
Schedule: All tournaments out of Wildwood Park. Saturday, Dec. 10, Dec. 18, March 10, April 14, April 28. Division championship June 2-3. Membership dues are $25 and the tournament fee is $70. Tournament hours are safe light to 3 p.m. More information: Director William Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or ABA online at www.american bassanglers.com.
Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club
Oct. 13 results
Fred Perry reporting
Bob Palagyi and Larry Slover, five bass, 8 pounds, 13 ounces. Jacob Yaden and Corey Yaden, five bass, 8 pounds, 11 ounces. Big fish: Jacob Yaden, 3 pounds, 2 ounces. Sixteen fishermen in the field.
Schedule (all at Butler Reservoir unless otherwise noted): Dec. 11, bass tournament, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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. More information: Fred Perry, 706-791-5078, or 706-833-2834 res. or 706-541-1057, Ext. 131. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.