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

Carolina Bass Club’s

Summer Saturday Night

Open Team Bass Tournament

June 1 to Aug. 24, Lake Springs Ramps, 6 to 11 p.m. Entry fee is $25 per boat. Year-end Classic Aug. 31, 5 p.m. to midnight, entry fee is $55 (includes $5 big fish pot). To qualify for the Classic, one must have fished a minimum of three tournaments, or pay an additional $75 plus the Classic fee. More information: Larry Holley, (803) 640-5290.

Fish for Life Foundation

Open Team Bass Tournament

April 20 results

Travis Foust reporting

Bart Blackburn and Glenn Gentry, five bass, 25.16 pounds, $2,500. Steve Storey and Keith Partridge, five bass, 22.13 ponds, $1,200. Bobby Stanfill and Chip Grice, five bass, 21.70 pounds, $900. Todd and Phillip Bourdo, five bass, 20.98 pounds, $600. Tim Rupert and Wallace McElroy, five bass, 20.89 pounds, $500. Brent Pearson and Kyler Pearson, five bass, 20.80 pounds, $400. Jon Hair and Chris Rodwell, five bass, 19.68 pounds, $300. Dean Moore and Bobby Braswell, five bass, 19.56 pounds, $200. (Through 14th place, $200; 15th and 16th, Save Phace Masks).

Friday Night Shootout

Merry Land Brickyard Ponds

Gene Moyer reporting

Moyer and Mike Craig, four bass, 9 pounds, 9 ounces. Marty and Paul Wolfe, four bass, 7 pounds, 4 ounces. Big fish: Moyer, 4 pounds. Twelve boats in the field.

Tournament hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Entry fee is $25 per person. More information: Moyer, (803) 270-1580.

Wednesday Night Shootout

May 1 results

Greg Davis reporting

At Wildwood Park

Danny Perry and Bo Storey, 11 pounds, 15 ounces. Jimmy and Justin Rose, 10 pounds, 13 ounces. Big fish: Charles and Arthur Garner, 4 pounds, 8 ounces. Sixteen boats in the field.

The tournament runs from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Entry fee is $30 for singles and $35 per team. More information: Davis, (706) 533-3186.

31st annual Clark Hill Memorial

Open Team Bass Tournament

May 11, Wildwood Park

Clark Hill Committee and Columbia County guarantee first- place prize of $5,000. Entry fee is $100 plus $10 big fish pot fee (two big fish pots available). If neither team member is associated with Clark Hill Committee, $50 additional fee. Tournament hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pre-registration will be held at Fairway Ford in Evans on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. Drawing for boat positions starts at 7 p.m. Late registration will be held tournament day at the ramp starting at 5 a.m. Entrants must be checked in no later than 6:30 a.m. More information: Larry Gilpin, (706) 738-7663, or Barry Frazier, (706) 829-3850.

Hayes Marine & Fish for Life Foundation

Kids’ Fishing Rodeo

Saturday, Wildwood Park

The event is free, with food, games and other activities. Last year’s event drew 400 children, according to organizer Ron Brown. Pre-registration will be held Saturday from noon to 3 p.m., at Academy Sports & Outdoors in Evans. Registration on Rodeo Day (Saturday) starts at 8:30 a.m. and fishing lasts from 9 until 2 p.m. Participants must provide their own fishing tackle. More information: Ron Brown, (706) 830-6439.

Clark Hill Striper Club

Striper Extravaganza

May 18, Wildwood Park

Demonstrations and programs from 1:30 to 3 p.m. include using down lines, using planer boards, fishing with cut bait, fishing with artificials, the movements of striped bass, how to clean and cook striped bass. The public also can register to win a free fishing trip on Thurmond Lake with either Capt. Mark Crawford, Capt. Ted Boileau or Capt. Tony Shepherd. Check the rules at www.chsc.us.

Savannah River Classic

May 17-18

Sponsored by Lower Savannah River Alliance, entry fee is $25 per angler, with those 15 and under $10. Registration includes an event T-shirt and a barbecue ticket. Prizes will be awarded for the largest fish in each of the following categories: striped bass, catfish, largemouth bass, panfish (redbreasts, crappies, bream, shellcracker). Family entertainment and activities, including a bluegrass band, all day. There also will be prizes for the largest three species aggregate weight. To register or for information: www.lowersavannahriver alliance.org.

Potash Fishback

Open Team Bass Tournament

June 8-9, Wildwood Park

Guaranteed first-place purse of $12,000. Entry fee is $125, big fish pot fee $20 (pays big fish each day). Tournament benefits Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance and local youth anglers. More information: The Tackle Shop (Jon Hair), (706) 432-8225.

Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament

Next: TBA. Entry fee is $45 per person, includes big fish pot. Tournament hours are safe light until 4 p.m. Five-fish limit. More information: Eric Mora, (706) 533-0639.

Mr. Clark Hill Tournaments

Clark Hill Memorial (open team), May 11; Mr. Clark Hill (members only), Oct. 4-5; Chuck Chapel (open team), Dec. 7. All of the tournaments feature a guaranteed first-place prize of $5,000. Clark Hill Committee members also compete for Angler of the Year, with a $1,500 prize. More information, visit www.mrclark hillcommittee.com. or contact Ray Diamond at (706) 533-1948.

Carolina Bass Club

April results

Lonnie Kuehl, five bass, 15.270 pounds. Evan Smith, five bass, 14.395 pounds. Billy Freeman, five bass, 13.550 pounds. Big fish: Freeman, 5.160 pounds. Sixteen fishermen caught 75 bass weighing 152.310 pounds.

Langley Pond Shootout

May 1 results

Gene Moyer reporting

Bubba and Brendan Moyer, five bass, 5.80 pounds. G.C. Williams and Jerry Sanders, three bass, 4.62 pounds. Big fish: Williams and Sanders, 2.70. Fourteen fishermen in the field.

April 23 results

G.C. and Jerry Sanders, five bass, 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Bubba Moyer and Rusty Norris, five bass, 8 pounds, 3 ounces. Big fish: Moyer and Norris, 2.14. Fifteen fishermen in the field.

Entry fee is $20 per person with 100 percent payback. Five-fish limit, 12 inches long or longer. Hours are 6 to 10 p.m. More information: Moyer, (803) 270-1580.

Clark Hill Striper Club

April 13 results

Bill Tinley reporting

Bill Tinley and Kenneth Faircloth, 50.65 pounds. Ben and Rosie Graham and Ed Lepley, 39.1 pounds. Rick Quarles and Mike Ray, 38.33 pounds. Big fish: Dave Nawyn, 26.81 pounds. Fourteen anglers in six boats caught 34 fish weighing 229.51 pounds. The club meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Grand Buffet on Washington Road. Visitors are welcome. Check out our Web site at www.chsc.us.

Southern Anglers Challenge

Clark Hill Division tournaments: Saturday, June 15.

All tournaments will be held at Wildwood Park. Entry fee is $75 per boat, with a one-time insurance fee of $10 per person. Optional big fish pot fee is $10. Tournament hours are safe light until 4 p.m. More information: www.southernanglerschallenge.com. Also, Charley Doyle, (706) 399-9487, or Chris Hadden, (706) 339-1846.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

Qualifying tournaments for the 2013 AFT Championship: June 15, Wildwood Park. July 20, Wildwood Park. Aug. 12, Wildwood Park. Sept. 14-15, two-day, at Wildwood Park.

Membership dues are $25 and the tournament fee is $70. 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. 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

April 28 results

from Lake Murray

Kevin Fulmer, Prosperity, S.C., five bass, 20.80 pounds, $597. Sean Anderson, Leesville, S.C., five bass, 20.38 pounds, $363. Will Anderson, Chapin, S.C., five bass, 18.78 pounds, $97. Big fish: Daniel Howell, Starr, S.C., 6.10 pounds, $181. Twenty-two anglers in the field.

Schedule: June 2, Dorn Boating & Fishing Complex, Thurmond Lake. July 14, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. Aug. 11, Dreher Island State Park, Lake Murray. Sept. 7-8, Dorn, Thurmond Lake.

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Schedule: Sunday, bass tournament, safe light until noon. May 19, bass tournament, safe light until noon. June 1, Kids’ Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Claypit Lakes. June 9, bass tournament, safe light until noon. June 23, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. July 14, bass tournament, 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. Aug. 11, bass tournament, 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sept. 8, Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 15, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 28, Kids’ Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Claypit Lakes. Oct. 6, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Oct. 20, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Nov. 3, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Dec. 8, bass tournament, 8 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 nonmember, 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.

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