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.

Potash Fishback

Open Team Bass Tournament

June 8-9 results

Rosie DeAnnuntis reporting

Ray Fitzgerald and Mike Whitaker, 10 bass, 31.54 pounds, $12,000. Jon Hair and Chris Rodwell, 10 bass, 31.02 pounds, $1,250. Matt Deufel and Nick Voss, 10 bass, 30.04 pounds, $750. Kip Ashmore and Craig Johnson, 10 bass, 29.88 pounds, $500. Mark and Shane Abbott, 10 bass, 29.86 pounds, $250. Dale Gibbs and Thomas Thomas, 10 bass, 29.40 pounds, $125. Larry Atkins and Robert Abernathy Sr., 10 bass, 29.32 pounds, $125. Ed Yassney and Ed Rice, 10 bass, 29.08 pounds, Eric Mora and Frank Sabo, 10 bass, 28.42 pounds, $125. Tim and Danny Jones, 10 bass, 28.12 pounds, $125. Harvey Kirkland and Gary Macky, 10 bass, 26.44 pounds, $125. Chris Hadden, by himself, 10 bass, 26.12 pounds. First day’s big fish: Danny and Tim Jones, 8.42 pounds, $1,000. Second day’s big fish: Mora and Frank Sabo, 7.40 pounds, $1,000. Total fish caught and total weight: 690, 1,658 pounds.

Savannah River Bass Tournament

Sundays, safe light until noon. Entry fee is $40 per boat with 100 percent payback. Weigh-in will take place at Joey Bishop’s Bait & Tackle Store near the lock and dam.

Summer Sizzler Open

Team Bass Tournaments

June 22 (night)

Six-tournament series

Alternating night-day

Night hours are 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Daytime hours are safe light until 3 p.m. Payback one place for every five boats. Entry fee is $1,000 per team. Based on 20 boats, first place will be $10,000, second $3,000, third $2,000, fourth $1,500. For more information, call Robert Giffin at (706) 533-0357.

Carolina Bass Club’s

Summer Saturday Night

Open Team Bass Tournament

Larry Holley reporting

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

Friday Night Shootout

Merry Land Brickyard Ponds

Gene Moyer reporting

Moyer and Mike Craig, three bass, 9 pounds, 3 ounces. Greg and Mike Leaptrotte, four bass, 8 pounds, 8 ounces. Big fish: Moyer, 6 pounds, 4 ounces. Fifteen anglers in the field. Tournament hours are 6-10 p.m. Entry fee is $25 per person. For more information, call Moyer at (803) 270-1580.

Wednesday Night Shootout

June 12 results

Greg Davis reporting

At Wildwood Park

David and J.C. Whyte, five bass, 14.9 pounds. Jay Matthews and Bobby Smith, four bass, 14.7 pounds. Eric Mora and Frank Sabo, five bass, 12.10 pounds. Big fish: Woodie Parks, 6 pounds. Twenty-seven fishermen in the field. The tournament runs from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Entry fee is $30 for singles and $35 per team. For more information, call Davis at (706) 533-3186

Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament

Eric Mora reporting

Next: Saturday. Entry fee is $45 per person, includes big fish pot. Tournament hours safe light until 4 p.m. Five-fish limit. For more information, call (706) 533-0639.

Langley Pond Shootout

Gene Moyer reporting

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

Southern Anglers Challenge

Charley Doyle reporting

Clark Hill Division tournaments: Saturday.

Night tournaments run through Aug. 17. Entry fee of $55 with a one-time insurance fee of $10 per person. Hours are 5:30-11:30 p.m. The Night Championship is on Sept. 24. 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. For more information, call Doyle at (706) 399-9487, Chris Hadden at (706) 339-1846 or go to www.southernanglerschallenge.com.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

Qualifying tournaments for the 2013 AFT Championship: Saturday, Wildwood Park.

Membership dues are $25 and the tournament fee is $70. Tournament hours are safe light to 3 p.m. 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. For more information, call director William Hooker at (706) 533-7329, e-mail wdhsierra@gmail.com or visit
www.americanbassanglers.com.

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Fred Perry reporting

Schedule (all at Butler Reservoir unless otherwise noted): June 23, 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 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. For more information, call Perry at (706) 791-5078, or (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, ext. 131.


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