Originally created 09/23/05

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

Saturday Morning Get-Together

Sept. 17 results

Wildwood Ramp

Tony Postell, 11 pounds. Noel Brown, 10 pounds. Big fish: Postell, 3.2 pounds. Eleven boats in the field. No tournaments will be held Saturday or Oct. 1 because of other events previously scheduled. Tournament hours safe light until 3 p.m. Entry fee $25 per boat. Next tournament Sept. 17 at Wildwood Park. More information: Tony Postell (706) 564-8061, or Sammy Landrum (706) 825-9167.

35th Military Police Detachment

Open Team Bass Tournament

Sunday

Butler Reservoir, Fort Gordon

Entry fee $20 per fisherman with $5 optional big fish pot. Tournament hours 7 a.m. until noon. Fort Gordon fishing permits will not be required for this event. First-place winner will receive $50 plus trophy, while runner-up will collect $25 plus trophy. More information: Spec. Moss at 791-5033.

Columbia County Recreation Dept.

Individual Bass Tournament

Saturday, Wildwood Park

Billed as a warmup for the annual Mr. Clark Hill tournament the first Saturday in October, the tourney's entry fee is $40 per fisherman, with an optional $10 big fish pot. Guaranteed first place prize is $2,000. More information: Gene Hair, 726-1526.

Wednesday Night Wildcat Tournament

Lake Springs Ramp

Championship

Bill Harvey reporting

Ron Brown and Bobby Dickinson, five bass, 11 pounds, 7 ounces, $500. Jodie and Terry Collins, five bass, 10 pounds, 4 ounces, $220. Big fish: David Whyte and Buster Davis, 5 pounds, 7 ounces, $60. Twelve teams in the field.

Augusta Bass Club

Sept. 18 results

Cherokee Ramp

Tony Postell, five bass, 8.12 pounds. Wayne Culbreath, three bass, 8.8 pounds. Big fish: Culbreath, 4 pounds..

Triple Hook Bass Anglers

Langley Pond Shootout

Bass Tournament

Gene Moyer reporting

Entry fee is $20 per man with 100 percent payback. Tournament hours 6 p.m., to 10 p.m., each Tuesday. More information: Gene Moyer, (803) 593-2762.

American Bass Anglers

Milton Keene reporting

Next: Saturday, Mistletoe State Park. Oct. 23, Amity Recreation Area. Nov. 12, Savannah River, Port Wentworth. Nov. 26, site and ramp to be determined. National championship, Red River, Shreveport, La., Oct. 2-8, for those making the point cutoff. Billed as the largest tournament trail for weekend anglers, it's open to men, women and youths (with parental consent) 16 years of age and older. No boat is required, but if you enter as a boater, you will be guaranteed its use even if there are no non-boaters in the field. Entry fee is $55 for one-day tournaments. Payment at the ramp will result in a $5 penalty unless you are signing up as a new member, renewing membership or are a life member. No guides or professional bass anglers are allowed. More information from ABA District 26 Director Milton C. Keene at (706) 595-9777 (or e-mail milty52@aol.com) or visit ABA online at www.americanbassanglers.com.

Palmetto State Team Trail

Membership $50 per person, $100 per team. Entry fee $400 per team per tournament. More information: Buster and Judy Green, P.O. Box 472, Piedmont, SC 29673 (1 864 277-2463 (res.) or 864 616-2095 (cell). E-mail: pstt@charter.net.

Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club

Jewel Jessie reporting

Next: Saturday, Kids' Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Claypits II and III.. Oct. 23, bass tournament, daylight until 2 p.m. Nov. 13, bass tournament, daylight until 2 p.m. December: No tournaments scheduled.

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: Fred Perry, 791-5078, or 833-2834 res. or 541-1057, Ext. 131 Jewel Jessie, 5226 Woodridge Dr., Hephzibah, Ga. 30815, 793-1952. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.