Originally created 11/27/98

Fishing tournament results



Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flyer or information to Outdoor 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 caught and participants and total weight of the catch.15th Annual Midland/Aiken CountyBassmasters Open Team TournamentNov. 7, Fort Gordon Recreation AreaBill Harvey reporting

Lorne Debord and George Raborn, seven bass, 19.25 pounds; Hal Hart Jr., and Keith Williamson, seven bass, 18.40 pounds; Howard Justice and Larry Gilpin, seven bass, 17.75 pounds. Big fish: Gary Macky and Jerod Macky, 5.50 pounds. Thirty-nine teams caught 217 bass weighing 403.6 pounds and all but six were released alive.Clark Hill BassmastersOpen Team TournamentSaturday, Nov. 21Fort Gordon Recreation Area

Ronnie Tapp and O'Neal Mince, seven bass, 21 pounds, 3 ounces, $544. Thurston Hall and Buddy Grimes, seven bass, 19 pounds, 15 ounces, $236. Kerry Mock by himself, seven bass, 17 pounds, 1 ounce, $217. Big fish: Stewart Grambell, 6 pounds, 7 ounces, $170. The tournament attracted 34 teams.

Entry fee $40 per team, optional $5 big fish pot. Eighty percent payback (one place per every 10 boats). Registration 5 a.m. to 6 a.m., the day of the tournament.Lock & Dam Open TeamBass TournamentNov. 28Savannah River

Seven-fish limit. $25 per boat entry fee, $5 optional big fish pot. Tournament hours safe light until 4 p.m. Prizes from Advanced Marine. More information: Billy Kitchens, 592-9946.Martinez BassmastersOpen Team TournamentDec. 5, Fort Gordon Recreation Area

Drawing for boat positions to be held at Augusta Marine on Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. Entry fee is $40 per boat with $5 per person big fish pot. Eighty percent payback, paying one place for every 10 boats. Seven-bass limit. Tournament hours are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at main ramp. Late registration at the ramp between 5 a.m., and 6 a.m. All teams must be checked in by 6:30 a.m. More information: Chris Davis at (706) 592-5859, or Tracy Thompson at (706) 854-8449. 4th annual $20,000Jack Wingate Openon Lake SeminoleMarch 6-7, 1999

Sponsored by the Bainbridge-Decatur County Chamber of Commerce, entry fee is $150 per team, with guaranteed purse including first-place $5,000 to 21st-30th $150. For descriptive flyer and application: 1 (800) 243-4774. Bass Champions Team TrailGeorgia-01,South Carolina-01schedules

Tournament entry fee is $110 per team, with a 70 percent payback to 20 percent of the field. Anglers choose their own partners and both must become members of Bass Champions. Annual membership is $25 per person and includes a subscription to AnglerSport magazine and the news publication, Bass Champion News, and other amenities.

Entry deadline for pre-registration is the Monday preceding each tournament after which a $15 late charge will be added to the entry fee.

AnglerSport, the parent organization, may be contacted at 850-492-4800. P.O. Box 34440, Perdido Key, Fla. 32507.South Carolina-01 schedule1998-99

Nov. 22: Lake Wateree, Dutchman's Creek. Feb. 21: Lake Murray, P&L Landing; March 7: Lake Wateree, Clearwater Cove; April 4: Lake Wateree, Clear Water Blue; April 25: Thurmond Lake (Clarks Hill), Dorn Site, Hawe Creek; May 16: Lake Hartwell, Portman Shoals; May 30: Lake Wylie, Buster Boyd; June 20: Lake Greenwood, Greenwood State Park.1999 EverStart SeriesEast Division

Feb. 3-6: Lake Okeechobee, Fla. March 3-6: West Point Lake, LaGrange, Ga. April 7-10: Santee Cooper Reservoir, Manning, S.C. May 5-8: Lake Eufaula, Eufaula, Ala. Sept. 8-11: EverStart Challenge, Kerr Lake, Henderson, N.C. More information from Operation Bass at 1 (502) 362-5212.Dixie Bass Inc.1998-99 Schedule

Dec. 12: Brantley's Marina, Lake Oconee; headquarters: Holiday Inn, Milledgeville, Ga., 1 (912) 452-3502; Jan. 16: Little River Landing, Lake Sinclair; headquarters, Holiday Inn, Milledgeville, 912-452-3502; Feb. 20: Brantley's Marina, Lake Oconee; headquarters, Holiday Inn, Milledgeville, Ga., 912-452-3502; March 27: Laurel Park, Lake Lanier; April 24: Beaver Dam, Lake Russell; May 15: Brantley's Marina, Lake Oconee; headquarters, Holiday Inn, Milledgeville, Ga., 912-452-3502; Championship for top 50 teams: June 4-5, Brantley's Marina, Lake Oconee; headquarters, Holiday Inn, Milledgeville, Ga., 912-452-3502.

Entry fee $150 per boat, includes $10 big bass pot. Entrants must be registered members of Dixie Bass Inc. ($20 annual membership fee), 47 Creekwood Drive, Griffin, Ga. 30223. More information: Bo or Charlotte Davis at (770) 412-7343.Georgia Christian Bass AssociationWes Lewis reporting

Note: The club needs new members seeking Christian fellowship and fishing. Call 868-8378 for more information.Martinez BassmastersTracy Thompson reporting

The club is looking for new members. Call Tommy Cates (706-863-3097) for more information.CSRA BassMastersRobert Williams reporting

The club is looking for new members. Those interested may contact Jerry Barber (1 803-471-2551), Robert Williams (1 803-648-3606) or Jim Swift (1 706-860-4422).Columbia County Bass ClubNov. 21 resultsGeorge Perkins reporting

Jerry McClure, five bass, 10 pounds, 7 ounces. Jack Keane, five bass, 8 pounds, 10 ounces. Steve DeBord and Ricky Lopez (tie), five bass, 8 pounds, 9 ounces. DeBord won the tie and big fish with a 3-pound, 8-ounce bass. Fourteen fishermen caught 56 bass weighing 88 pounds, 5 ounces, and all but one were released alive.Augusta BassmastersBilly Rosier reporting

The club is still looking for new members. Contact Larry Atkins at 863-2079.
Saturday Morning Open TeamFort Gordon Recreation AreaRon Brown reporting

Entry fee $25 including ramp fee. Regular tournaments will be held every Saturday from safe light until 3 p.m. Tournaments will not be held when dates conflict with Clark Hill Committee events. Classic will be held in early spring, date to be announced, while anglers must fish a minimum of two SMOT events to qualify. For more information: Ron Brown, 541-9630, or Bart Blackburn, 278-1451.Twin Cities BassmastersJay Jennings reporting

The club is looking for new members. Contact Jay Jennings at 860-0383.Clark Hill BassmastersJim Holton Jr., reporting

The club's Top 6 (Top 10 tournaments): Jim Holton Jr., 87.645 pounds; Wayne Hallman, 70.315; Paul Christian, 65.615; Archie Lee, 63.225; Tommy Cates, 46.43; Jim Holton Sr., 46.295.

The Clark Hill Bassmasters are still looking for new members. Contact Jim Holton at 855-2864 or Steve Hallman at 863-6446 for more information.Hers and His Bass ClubRon Brown reporting

The club always welcomes prospective members. Any male-female team interested in joining the club should call Ron Brown at 541-9630 or Vicky Elrod at 556-2718.Fort Gordon Sportsman's ClubFort Gordon, Ga.Fred Perry Reporting

Entry fee is $10 per member, $20 per non-member, optional $5 big fish pot, with a 60 percent payback. 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: Fred Perry, 791-8953 . All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.1998 schedule

Nov. 29, bass tournament, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Dec. 13, bass tournament, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Dec. 27, crappie tournament, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.