Fishing Tournaments

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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 is (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports must include first and last names of the participants, total numbers of fish and total weight of the catch.

Coffee Bluff Inshore Fishing Club

Savannah, Ga.

3-sheepshead aggregate

Capt. Ray Golden, three fish, 12 pounds, 2 ounces. Jimmy Davis, three fish, 4 pounds, 14 ounces. Mike Smith, three fish, 3 pounds, 5 ounces. Big fish: David Sloan, 6 pounds, 5 ounces. For more information, e-mail raygolden1@comcast.net.

Clarks Hill Fish for Life Foundation

Members are eligible to participate in three annual bass tournaments that pay back $10,000 first-place money. Entry fee is $100 per year, $20 membership fee and two toys. The team earning the most points at the end of the year will earn an additional $1,000. The foundation helps local children and cancer patients in need. For more information, call (706) 830-6439, or (706) 833-9660.

Columbia County

River Rats Bass Club

Open Individual Bass Tournament

Feb. 25 results

Eric Mora reporting

Jon Cole, 18.5 pounds. Wil Hardy, 14.1 pounds. Ray Fitzgerald, 13.8 pounds. Marty Quesada Jr., 13.0 pounds. Bo Storey, 12.7 pounds. Big fish: Bill McKie, 6.14 pounds. Thirty-six boats in the field.

Savannah River Bass Tournament

Joey Bishop reporting

Next tournament: March 11. Entry fee $40 per team or person with 100 percent payback. Includes big fish pot. Five-fish limit. Tournament hours safe light to 1 p.m. Weigh-in and registration will be held at the Bob Baurle Boat Ramp below the lock and dam. For more information, call Bishop at (706) 755-4651.

Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament

Eric Mora reporting

Next: TBA. Tournament hours safe light until 3 p.m. Entry fee $45. Five-fish limit. 100 percent payback. For more information, call Mora at (706) 533-0639.

Augusta Bass Club

Feb. 25 results

William Hooker reporting

Joel Carson, 13.08 pounds. William Roland, 11.42 pounds. Russell Loyd, 10.90 pounds. Big fish: Roland, 4.35 pounds.

Bank Runners Bass Club

February results

Jody Quattlebaum reporting

Eddie Yassney, 15 pounds, 11 ounces. Doug Oellerich, 14 pounds, 14 ounces. Greg Davis, 13 pounds, 14 ounces. Big fish: Frank Sabo,. 6 pounds, 15 ounces.

Clark Hill Bassmasters

Feb. 25 results

Tom Hall reporting

Freddie Norman, 14.55 pounds. Tom Hall, 14.08 pounds. John Boy Long, 9.92 pounds. Big fish: Norman, 6.81 pounds. Nineteen fishermen caught 68 bass weighing 123 pounds.

Evans Bassmasters

Feb. 25 results

Bob Wynn reporting

Glenn Hubbard, five bass, 11 pounds, 11 ounces. Mark Warnock, five bass, 10 pounds, 9 ounces. Gene Tant, five bass, 8 pounds, 12 ounces. Thirteen fishermen caught 53 bass weighing 83 pounds, 3 ounces.

Southern Anglers Challenge

2011-2012 Schedule

On Thurmond Lake

All tournaments out of Wildwood Park. Dates: Clark Hill Division, March 24, April 21, May 19. For more information, call Chris Hadden at (706) 339-1846 or Charley Doyle, (706) 399-9487.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

William Hooker reporting

Schedule: Note all tournaments are out of Wildwood Park. Next: March 11. Tournament hours are safe light to 3 p.m. Those under 18 must have their parents’ consent.

For more information, call Hooker at (706) 533-7329, e-mail wdhsierra@gmail.com or visit ABA online at www.americanbass anglers.com.

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Feb. 26 results

Phil Morris reporting

Phillip Anderson, Saluda, S.C., five bass, 21.58 pounds, $715. Cason Mabry, Clinton, S.C., five bass, 20.27 pounds, $439. Eric Edmondson, Gray Court, S.C., five bass, 20.05 pounds, $123. Big fish: Robin Whisenant, Aiken, 8.53 pounds, $130. Twenty-six anglers in the field.

Next: March 18, Dreher Island State Park, Lake Murray.

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Feb. 26 results

Of crappie tournament

Fred Perry reporting

Gary Rook and Greg Stoll, 40 crappies, 12 pounds, 5 ounces. Jon Defalco, with son Justin and daughter Morgan, 20 crappies, 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Big fish: Larry Slover, 1 pound, 5 ounces. Sixteen fishermen caught 98 crappies weighing about 32 pounds.

Schedule (all at Butler Reservoir unless otherwise noted): March 11, bass tournament, safe light until noon. March 25, crappie tournament, safe light until noon.

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. For more information, call 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.


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