Originally created 11/15/02

Fishing tournament news



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.

Broadway Tackle 12th annual Fall Classic Open Individual Tournament Nov. 9, Lake Springs Ramp

Ron Figueroa, 12.86 pounds. Ron Brown, 10.64 pounds. Hans Cansler, 7.98 pounds. Jason Williamson, 7.8 pounds. Big fish: Sammy Landrum and Ron Figueroa, 3.66 pounds (tie). Forty-three individuals competed.

Saturday Morning Open Individual Tournament Tony Postell reporting

Tournament hours are from safe light until 3 p.m. Entry fee $30 per person and $5 big fish pot. 100 percent payback. More information: Tony Postell, 541-0915, or Sammy Landrum at 541-0339.

Tuesday Night Shootout at Langley Pond Charles Moyer reporting

Tournament hours are 6 p.m., to 10 p.m. No practice by tournament fishermen is allowed on Mondays. Entry fee is $20 per man (singles allowed). Creel limit is five bass 12 inches or better per team. Charles Moyer, 593-5370.

Georgia Christian Bass Association Al Hardy reporting

Earl Morris, four bass, 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Glen Williamson, five bass, 5 pounds, 9 ounces. Chris Anderson, four bass, 4 pounds, 7 ounces.

The club's Top 6 for 2002: Colden Storey, Rick Swift, Doug Winters, Al Hardy, Glen Williamson, Earl Morris.

The club is looking for new members. It meets the first Thursday (Dec. 5) of each month at Hardy Welding & Piping Services, 6465 Nature's Way near Culpepper Ford. More information: Al Hardy at (706) 359-4122, Rick Crews at (803) 279-0756, or Ronnie Robinson at (706) 863-3621.

Superbass Team Tournament Trail 2002-2003 schedule Bill Harvey reporting

$20 annual membership required. Tournament entry fee $100. Big fish pot fee $10. Check out web site at www.superbass.com.

Bulldog North Georgia Trail on Thurmond Lake Cherokee Ramp

Nov. 16.

Bulldog Central Georgia Trail on Lake Lanier Aqua Land Marina Flowery Branch, Ga.

Nov. 30.

Bulldog South Georgia Trail Savannah River Tucksee King Ramp Clyo, Ga.

Nov. 17.

Gamecock/Tiger S.C. Trail

Dec. 7.

Open Division

Best five tournament scores from any combination of tournaments from any SUPERBASS trail.

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

Garden City Bassmasters Nov. 9 results Steve Foust reporting

Howard Storey, five bass, 6.25 pounds. Keith Williamson, five bass, 5.5 pounds. Kerry Mock, three bass, 4.95 pounds. Big fish (4-pound minimum): None. Ten fishermen caught 18 bass weighing 26.35 pounds and all were released alive.

Triple Hook Bass Anglers Nov. 9 results from Lake Russell Victor Key reporting

Jack Williams, four bass, 5.37 pounds. Moses Bush, three bass, 4.34 pounds. Bino Patterson, three bass 3.34 pounds. Big fish: Williams, 2.59 pounds. Six fishermen caught 13 bass weighing 15.79 pounds and all were released alive.

Brier Creek Bass Club Nov. 9 results Amity Ramp John Lowe reporting

Chuck Terry, five bass, 9 pounds, 12 ounces. Jimmy Graham, five bass, 7 pounds, 5 ounces. Billy Vaughan, five bass, 6 pounds, 9 ounces. Big fish: Terry, 5 pounds, 12 ounces.

The club's Top 6 for 2002: Jimmy Graham, Mark Tapley, Wyman Tapley, Jason Bazemore, Billy Vaughan, Mike Knox.

The club is looking for new members (boaters or non-boaters). More information: John Lowe, 556-3901.

Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club Jewell Jessie reporting

Next: Dec. 8, Leitner Lake, bass tournament, safe light until 2 p.m.

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, 791-5078, or 833-2834. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.