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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Baab: Guide is a songwriter, too

What is not generally known about fishing guide Hunter Hunter is that among his many talents is that as a songwriter.
By Bill Baab

Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number: ...

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Clarks Hill Youth Fishing Team members join forces in victory

Tyler Matthews and Blake Stephenson, of the Clarks Hill Youth Fishing Team, teamed to win the Bass Federation/FLW Student Angler Federation High School Fishing National Championship in Missouri.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Duo from North Augusta Youth Fishing team finish second in event

The North Augusta Youth Fishing Team's Sean Hall and Kyler McKie caught two-day, 10-fish limit weighing 23 pounds, 12 ounces and finished second in the 322-boat, Costa Bassmaster High School ...
By Bill Baab

Fishing Tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number: ...

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Baab: Hybrid experiment has paid dividends

Augusta's Don Raley was among the first fishermen to catch a world record hybrid. This one weighed 20 pounds and was caught in the Savannah River above the city.
By Bill Baab

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Baab: Clarks Hill Youth Fishing Team repeats

The Clarks Hill Youth Fishing Team captured the Georgia Bass Federation Youth Division State Top Six tournament on Lake Lanier last weekend.
By Bill Baab

Fishing tournaments

Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Fishing Editor, The Augusta Chronicle, P.O. Box 1928, Augusta, Ga. 30903-1928. Fax number: ...

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Baab: Shad sport season arrives at lock and dam

The American shad sport season has arrived at New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam.
By Bill Baab

Fishing Tournaments

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. 

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Baab: Anglers still having success on lake

Fishing success on Thurmond Lake continues on the upswing
By Bill Baab

Fishing Tournaments

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.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Trout stocking begins in Georgia mountain streams

It’s trout stocking time for north Georgia’s mountain streams. The Georgia Wildlife Resources Division and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan to stock more than 80,000 trout during ...
By Bill Baab

Fishing Tournaments

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.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Turkey season in Georgia opens March 26

The mild, premature spring might also produce an early peak for Georgia's gobbler season, which gets under way Saturday, March 26, and runs through May 15.
By Rob Pavey

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Now's the time to go fishing

If you haven't been fishing, it's past time to go, with nearly all fresh water and salt water game fish in a biting mood.
By Bill Baab

Fishing Tournaments

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. 

Monday, March 14, 2016

Greenbrier fishing team nets title

Greenbrier High School's Jacob Blumling and Coleman Johnson weighed in five bass totaling 23 pounds, 6 ounces and captured Sunday's Georgia High School Student Angler Federation State Championship ...
By Bill Baab

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Augusta teams to vie for fishing state championship

Ten two-man teams from the Augusta area will test their bass fishing skills (and try their luck) in Sunday's Student Angler Federation Georgia High School State Championship on Thurmond Lake out ...
By Bill Baab

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Fisherman winds up with his biggest catch

Joe Haynes knew right away he had hooked something unusual at Thurmond Lake last weekend.
By Rob Pavey
 
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