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.
Open Team Bass Tournament
Oct. 10-12, Wildwood Park
Boat captains are needed. Go online to PVA.org, or call Kurt Glass, (706) 796-6301 for more information.
Carolina Bass Club presents
Saturday Night Open Team
Lake Springs Ramp
Chip Reames reporting
Charlie Doyle and Shawn Holland, five bass, 17.58 pounds. David and J.C. Whyte, five bass, 12.80 pounds. Paul McCrary and Craig Stoll, five bass, 10.64 pounds. Big fish: Joey Spradley and Cody M., 5.26 pounds. Twenty-two 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 Saturday, 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
At Wildwood Park
Tony Postell reporting
Trey Beck and Bo Story, 13.15 pounds. Tony Postell and Sammy Landrum, 13.7 pounds. Big fish: Beck and Story, 3 pounds, 7 ounces.
Next: Saturday. Entry fee is $45 and includes big fish. Hours are safe light until a time to be determined. More information: Postell, (706) 564-8061, or Landrum Jr., (706) 825-9167.
Sunday Morning Open
Amity Boat Ramp
Tony Postell reporting
Mike Sexton and Mike Powell, 10.1 pounds. Mike Wells and Darrell Hagan, 9.3 pounds. Big fish: Wells and Hagan, 3 pounds, 15 ounces.
Next: Sunday from safe light until a time to be determined. Entry fee is $45 and includes big fish pot. Postell, 706 564-8061, or Bleau Pentecost, ((706) 962-9271). Nine boats in the field.
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.clarkhillcommittee.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).
American Bass Anglers
District 26 Tournaments
William Hooker reporting
Schedule for 2015: All tournaments out of Wildwood Park. Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 8, 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, 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: Hooker, (706) 533-7329. E-mail: email@example.com or visit ABA online at www.american
American Bass Anglers
District 96 Tournaments
Phil Morris reporting
Next: Sunday, Greenwood State Park, Lake Greenwood; Sept. 21, Dorn Boating Facility, Hawe Creek, Thurmond Lake; Oct. 5, Billy Dreher Island State Park, Lake Murray; Nov. 9, Dorn Boating Facility, Hawe Creek, Thurmond Lake; Dec. 14, Highway 72 ramp, Lake Russell.
Fort Gordon Sportsman’s Club
Fred Perry reporting
Schedule: Sept. 7, bass tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 21, crappie tournament, safe light until noon. Sept. 27, Kids’ Fishing Derby, claypit lakes, 8 a.m. to 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 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. 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.