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.

Walmart Bass Fishing League

Savannah River Division

Super Tournament results

from Sept. 28-29

Wildwood Park

PRO DIVISION: David Nichol, Gainesville, Ga., 10 bass, 23 pounds, 15 ounces, $5,504. Mike Bouknight, Greenwood, S.C., 10 bass, 23-5, $3,052. Trent Gober, Pendergrass, Ga., 10 bass, 23-2, $1,835. Trad Whaley, Abbeville, S.C., 9 bass, 21-0, $1,284. Thomas Thomas, Harlem, Ga., 8 bass, 20-14, $1,101. Eric Jeter, Asheville, N.C., 10 bass, 20-12, $1,009. Rick Steckelberg, Gainesville, Ga., 10 bass, 20-9, $917. Adam Rice, Anderson, S.C., 9 bass, 20-0, $826. Daryl McClellon, Cornelia, Ga., 10 bass, 19-6, $734. Jeremy Strong, Elberton, Ga., 10 bass, 19-0, $942.

CO-ANGLER DIVISION: Renee Price, Seneca, S.C., 7 bass, 18 pounds, 6 ounces, $2,752. Thomas Moore, Simpsonville, S.C., 9 bass, 16-5, $1,376. James Akins, Cumming, Ga., 7 bass, 14-1, $918. Dean Mullett, Marietta, Ga., 7 bass, 12-15, $642. Neal Watson, Martin, Ga., 5 bass, 10-15, $550. Bob Brown, Seneca, S.C., 7 bass, 10-4, $505. Michael Smith, Piedmont, S.C., 5 bass, 9-10, $459. Tim Whitaker, Fairview, N.C., 6 bass, 8-15, $413. Charles Parker, Cleveland, Ga., 5 bass, 8-13, $367. Jeff Rikard, Leesville, S.C., 3 bass, 8-9, $321.

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. Pre-registration will be held Friday, Oct. 11, at Academy Sports and Outdoors in Evans from 5-7 p.m. Door prizes will be given out during weigh-in. For more information, call Georgia Southern bass fishing team president Jonathan Rotureau at (912) 655-1250.

Sixth annual Town of Jackson

Hook and Cook Festival

Oct. 18-19

Jackson Community Center

and Pavillion

Fishing on the Savannah River

Festival admission is free. The 100 percent payback tournament begins at safe light Oct. 19. Entry fee is $50 per boat with an optional big fish pot of $10. Categories are panfish, largemouth bass, striper-hybrid and catfish. For more information, call Town Hall at (803) 471-2228 or Lynn Sullivan at (803) 471-9778.

2013 Buckeye Lures Open

Oct. 19, Lake Murray

Tournament will be held out of Billy Dreher Island State Park. First-place purse is a guaranteed $5,000. Event pays one place for every seven teams entered. Entry fee is $160 with a big fish pot fee of $10. Blast off position determined by order of entry fee payment. Each participant will receive a $50 Buckeye Lures pack. Carolina Angler Team Trail rules apply. Make checks payable to CATT. For more information, contact Brent Collins at P.O. Box 368 Ridgeway, S.C. 29130, call (803) 413-752, e-mail bcatt@truvista.net or visit www.catt.com.

Evans Bassmasters

Sept. 28 results

Bob Wynn reporting

Mike Guilbeau, five bass, 18 pounds, 1 ounce. Mark Warnock, five bass, 12 pounds, 13 ounces. Larry Hubbard, five bass, 10 pounds, 8 ounces. Big fish: Guilbeau, 6 pounds, 3 ounces. Eleven fisherman caught 36 bass weighing 70 pounds, 3 ounces. The club’s Top 6 for 2013: Wynn, 105 pounds, 1 ounce, Guilbeau 97 pounds, Nick Faulkner 96 pounds, 13 ounces. Mark Strickland 88 pounds, 12 ounces. Hubbard 84 pounds, 12 ounces. Gene Tant, 78 pounds, 9 ounces.

Carolina Bass Club

September results

Larry Holley reporting

Bill Freeman, five bass, 12.230 pounds. Joel Feagin, three bass, 9.010 pounds. Daryl Opalewski, four bass, 8.385 pounds. Big fish: Feagin, 4.680 pounds.

Saturday Morning Open Team

Bass Tournament

Next: TBA, Wildwood Park. Entry fee is $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), today-Saturday; Chuck (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.mrcharkhillcommittee.com.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

William Hooker reporting

Schedule: Nov. 30, Russell Lake Highway 72 ramp. Dec. 21, Russell Lake Highway 72 ramp. Jan. 25, Clarks Hill, Wildwood Park. Feb. 8, Clarks Hill, Wildwood Park. March 8, Clarks Hill, Wildwood Park. April 12, Clarks Hill, Wildwood Park. Division championship, May 24-25, Clarks Hill, 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 www.americabassanglers.com.

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Phil Morris reporting

Next: Sunday. Lake Russell, Highway 72 ramp. 2013 National Championship, Oct. 23-25, Thurmond Lake, Wildwood Park. Nov. 10, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. Dec. 8 Lake Murray, Billy Dreher Island State Park. Jan. 5, Thurmond Lake, Dorn facility, Hawe Creek. Feb. 23, Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. March 23, Russell Highway 72 ramp. April 13, Thurmond, Dorn facility, Hawe Creek. April 27, Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. May 17-18, Lake Murray, Billy Dreher Island State Park.

Fort Gordon’s Sportsman Club

Fred Perry reporting

Schedule: Sunday, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Oct. 20, crappie 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 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 noted.


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