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 presents

Saturday Night Open Team

Bass Tournament

July 5 results

Lake Springs Ramp

Chip Reames reporting

Colden Storey and Doug Winters, 17.84 pounds. Montey and Martin Bauer, 11.40 pounds. Charley Doyle, 9.61 pounds. Big fish: Storey and Winters, 6.27 pounds. Twenty boats in the field.

Entry fee is $25 per boat with $5 big fish fee included. Every $2 goes into the Classic Pot. Tournament hours are 6-11 p.m. Series ends Aug. 23, with the Classic set for Aug. 30. Competitors must fish a minimum of three tournaments to qualify for the Classic (or pay an extra $75 plus $55 Classic entry fee. Classic hours are 5 p.m. to midnight. More information: Chip Reames, (803) 270-3975.

Saturday Morning Open Team

Bass Tournament

Saturday, Wildwood Park

Next: Entry fee of $45 includes big fish and payback is one place for every six entries. Hours safe light until 2 p.m. More information: Eric Mora, (706) 533-0639.

Clark Hill Committee-sanctioned bass tournaments

Mr. Clarks Hill, Oct. 3-4; Chuck Chapel Memorial, Dec. 6. More information: Ray Diamond, (706) 533-1948, or visit the www.clark
hillcommittee.com.

Langley Pond Shootout

G.C. Williams reporting

Tournament will be held on Langley end of pond every Wednesday from 6-10 p.m. Entry fee is $20 per person. Five-fish limit. Bass must be 12 inches long or better. 100 percent payback. More information: (803) (645-1048).

Wednesday Night Shootout

July 9 results

Greg Davis reporting

David Whyte and J.C. Whyte, five bass, 26 pounds, 1 ounces. Rusty Lamb and Zack Lamb, four bass, 19 pounds, 12 ounces. Harvey Kirkland and Gene Williams, five bass, 13 pounds, 11 ounces. Big fish: J.C. Whyte, 10 pounds, 4 ounces. Twenty-two boats in the field.

Entry fee is $30 for singles, $35 for team. Hours are 6:30-10:30 p.m. A Classic will be held Aug. 2 at the end of the 16-week season. More information: Davis (706) 533-3186.

American Bass Anglers

District 26 Tournaments

William Hooker reporting

Schedule for 2015: All tournaments out of Wildwood Park. Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 8 (Sunday), April 11, May 16, June 20, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12-13.

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. Membership is open to anyone 16 and over, but is closed to pro fishermen and pro guides. Those under 18 must have their parents’ consent. More information: Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: wdhsierra@gmail.com or visit ABA online at www.american
bassanglers.com.

American Bass Anglers

District 96 Tournaments

Phil Morris reporting

Next: Sunday, Highway 72 ramp, Lake Russell; Aug. 24, Greenwood State Park, Lake Greenwood; Sept. 21, Dorn Boating Facility, Hawe Creek, Thurmond Lake; Oct. 5, Billy Dreher Island State Park, Lake Murray.

Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club

Fred Perry reporting

Schedule: Sunday, bass tournament, 5-11 a.m. Aug.10, bass tournament, 5-11 a.m. Sept. 7, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 21, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 27, Kids’ Fishing Derby, claypit lakes, 8-11 a.m. Oct. 5, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Oct. 26, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Nov. 9, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Dec. 7, 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: 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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