Originally created 12/29/00

Fishing tournament results



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: (706) 823-3408. Tournament reports must include first and last names of the participants, total numbers of fish caught and total weight of the catch.

Superbass Team Tournament Trail

Bill Harvey reporting

Tournament director Bill Harvey may be contacted at (706) 868-1943 (res.) or 706-294-4732 (cell phone) for applications and other information.

2000-2001 schedule

Northeast Georgia Division

Jan. 13, 2001: Strom Thurmond Lake, Lake Springs ramp, safe light to 3 p.m. Feb. 3: Thurmond Lake, Lake Springs, safe light to 3 p.m. March 10: Lake Murray, P&L Landing, safe light to 3 p.m. April 14: Thurmond Lake, Lake Springs, safe light to 3 p.m. May 26: Thurmond Lake, Lake Springs, safe light to 3 p.m. Region 4 qualifier: Northeast Georgia, June 16, Thurmond Lake, Lake Springs, safe light until 3 p.m.

South Carolina Division

Jan. 20: Lake Keowee, Gap Hill Landing, safe light until 3 p.m. Feb. 10: Lake Hartwell, Portman Shoals Marina, safe light until 3 p.m. March 31: Lake Murray, P&L Landing, safe light until 3 p.m. April 21: Lake Russell, Elberton ramp, safe light until 3 p.m. May 5: Strom Thurmond, Hawe Creek, safe light until 3 p.m. May 19: Lake Wylie, Buster Boyd Park, safe light until 3 p.m. June 2: Lake Wateree, Clearwater Cove Marina, safe light until 3 p.m. Region 4 qualifier: South Carolina, June 16, Thurmond Lake, Lake Springs, safe light until 3 p.m.

ACTion South Carolina Angler's Choice

Team Tournament Trail for 2001

Jan. 20: Strom Thurmond Lake, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex, Hawe Creek. Feb. 10: Greenwood, Greenwood State Park. March 31: Lake Murray, P&L Landing. April 21: Russell, Highway 72 Ramp. May 19: Hartwell, Portman's Marina. June 2: Lake Murray, P&L Landing. June 30: Strom Thurmond Lake, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex, Hawe Creek.

Teams must be members of Angler's Choice in good standing. Non-members may join by enclosing an annual $25 membership fee per person with the $175 team entry fee, which includes the big fish pot. Membership fees are due in January. Contestants should register in advance by mail; however, on-site registration will be held at 5:15 on tournament mornings until the last boat has launched at safe light.

Application forms and more information: Mitchell or Eileen Kneece, S.C. Tournament Directors, 101 Park Avenue, Saluda, S.C. 29138 (1-864-445-4321).

ACTion Georgia Angler's Choice

Team Tournament Trail for 2001

Jan. 21: Lake Lanier out of Laurel Park. Feb. 25: Lake Sinclair, Little River Park. March 11: West Point, Highland Marina. April 8: Richard B. Russell, Elbert (Highway 72) Ramp. April 29: Oconee, Sugar Creek Marina. May 6: Hartwell, Portman Marina. June 10: Strom Thurmond Lake, Little River Marina.

More information from tournament director Danny Davis, 1745 Georgia Highway 138, S.E., B-6, Conyers, Ga. 30013. Phone: 1 (770) 760-1200 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m., to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cellular phone: (404) 550-9481.

Dixie Bass Inc.

2001 Schedule

Jan. 20: Lake Oconee, Brantley's Marina; headquarters, Holiday Inn, Milledgeville, 912-452-3502. Feb. 24: West Point Lake, Highland Marina; headquarters, Highland Marina, 706-882-3437. March 17: Lake Sinclair, Little River Landing; headquarters, Holiday Inn, Milledgeville, 912-452-3502. April 7: West Point Lake, Highland Marina; headquarters, Highland Marina, 706-882-3437. May 12: Lake Oconee, Brantley's Marina; headquarters, Holiday Inn, Milledgeville, 912-452-3502.

Entry fee $300 per boat, includes big bass pot. 150-boat limit at Oconee and Sinclair and a 200-boat limit at West Point. A TR-19 Triton Boat will be given as first place prize, based on 100-boat entry. 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.

Saturday Morning Open Team

Ron Brown reporting

Entry fee is $30. Regular tournaments are sponsored by Chuck's Lakeside Marine, Willoughby Ford of Thomson, Ga., Sportsman's Link of Martinez, Rick's Paint & Body of Martinez and White Columns Inn of Thomson. They will be held every Saturday from safe light until 3 p.m., until further notice out of Little River Marina. Tournaments will not be held when dates conflict with Clark Hill Committee events. The Classic, which features a $5,000 guaranteed first-place purse, will be held the last weekend of February from safe light until 4 p.m. Entry fee is $60 per team, $10 of which goes into the big fish pot. Anglers must fish a minimum of six SMOT events to qualify, or pay $200 to fish the Classic. For more information: Dennis Bullard, 541-0870.

American Bass Anglers

Military Bass Anglers Association

Jerry Pollard reporting

2001 schedule

Feb. 24: Strom Thurmond (Amity Ramp). March 10: Savannah River (Poor Robin's Landing). March 24: Strom Thurmond (Elijah Clark State Park). April 28: Strom Thurmond (Cherokee ramp). May 19: Lake Oconee (Longshores). June 30: Strom Thurmond (Cherokee ramp). July 21-22: Strom Thurmond (Elijah Clark State Park).

Entry fee is $50 per person. Tournament time is safe light plus eight hours. Registration starts 1« hours before official sunrise. Tournament partner draw is 30 minutes before official sunrise (check local paper's weather page for official sunrise times). Tournament director is Dale Hart, 711 Windsor Road, Savannah, Ga. 31419 (Ph: 912-925-5004), or contact Jerry Pollard at (706) 541-1288.

Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club

Jewel Jessie 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.

2001 Schedule

Jan. 7: Bass tournament, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 21: Bass tournament, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 1: Bass tournament, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 18: Bass tournament, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 4: Crappie tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. March 25: Bass tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. April 8: Crappie tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. April 22: Bass tournament, safe light until 2 p.m.

May 6: Bass tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. May 20: Bass tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. June 9: Kids' Fishing Derby, Claypits II and III, 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. June 10: Bass tournament (take a buddy fishing day), safe light until 2 p.m. June 24: Bass tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. July 8: Bass tournament, 5 a.m. until 2 p.m.

July 22: Bass tournament, 5 a.m. until 2 p.m. Aug. 5: Bass tournament, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 19: Bass tournament, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 9: Bass tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. Sept. 29: Kids' Fishing Derby (National Hunting & Fishing Day), Claypits II and III, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 30: Fishing tournament (take a buddy fishing day), safe light until 2 p.m.

Oct. 14: Bass tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. Oct. 28: Crappie tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. Nov. 4: Bass tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. Nov. 18: Crappie tournament, safe light until 2 p.m. Dec. 2: Bass tournament, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 16: Bass tournament, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.