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.

Second annual charity bass tournament Benefiting the American Cancer Society

Wildwood Park, Oct. 12

The Georgia Southern University Bass Anglers, in association with the Clarks Hill Fish for Life Foundation, will play host to the tournament. Entry fee is $70 with $10 going to the big fish pot. First place winners get a guaranteed $2,500. The payout will pay one place for every 10 boats entered. Tournament hours are safe light until 3 p.m. Sponsors include Bobby Jones Ford-Lincoln, Hayes Marine, Walmart, Academy Sports and Outdoors and Aaron’s. Pre-registration will be held Friday, Oct. 11, at Academy Sports and Outdoors in Evans from 5 to 7 p.m. Donations are welcome throughout the event. Door prizes will be given out during weigh-in. For more information, call Jonathan Rotureau, GSU bass fishing team president, 1 (912) 655-1250.

Savannah River Bass Tournament

Sundays, safe light until noon

Joey Bishop reporting

Next: TBA. Safe light until noon. Entry fee $40 per boat with 100 percent payback. Weigh-in will take place at Joey Bishop’s Bait & Tackle Store near the lock and dam. For more information, call (706) 790-9612.

Carolina Bass Club’s Summer Saturday Night Open Team Bass Tournament

Larry Holley reporting

August 10 results

Charlie Doyle and Shawn Holland, five bass, 15.945 pounds. Buster Davis and Rick Pace, five bass, 15.350 pounds. Kevin Tucker and Dallas Sidener, five bass, 15.310 pounds. Big fish: Davis and Pace, 6.800 pounds. Twenty-four boats in the field.

Next: Every Saturday night through Aug. 24, Lake Springs Ramps, 6-11 p.m. Entry fee $25 per boat. Year-end Classic Aug. 31, 5 p.m. to 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

Next: Today. Tournament hours 6-10 p.m. Entry fee $25 per person. For more information, call Moyer at (803) 270-1580.

Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament

Next: Saturday, Wildwood Park. Entry fee $45 per person, includes big fish pot. Tournament hours safe light until time to be determined at the ramp. Five-fish limit. For more information, call Eric Mora at (706) 533-0639.

2013 Mr. Clark Hill Tournaments

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. For more information, call Ray Diamond at (706) 533-1948 or visit www.mrclarkhill committee.com.

Langley Pond Shootout

Gene Moyer reporting

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

American Bass Anglers District 26 Tournaments

William Hooker reporting

Qualifying tournaments for the 2013 AFT Championship: 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. For more information, call Hooker at (706) 533-7329, e-mail wdhsierra@gmail.com or visit ABA online at www.american bassanglers.com.

American Bass Anglers District 96 Tournaments

From Lake Greenwood

Phil Morris reporting

Schedule: Sept. 7-8, Dorn, Thurmond Lake.

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Aug. 11 results

Fred Perry reporting

Bob Palagyi and Larry Slover, five bass, 12 pounds, 87 ounces. Cary Rook and Paul McCrary, five bass, 10 pounds, 12 ounces. Big fish: Palagyi, 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Thirteen fishermen caught 22 bass weighing 45 pounds.

Schedule: 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, 8-11 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 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 Perry at (706) 791-5078, (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, ext. 131. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.


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