Fishing Tournaments

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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.

Open Team Bass Tournament

Wildwood Park

Wednesday night, Aug. 8

Tournament hours are 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Entry fee of $30 per person includes $5 big fish pot. One place for every eight boats with 100 percent payback. More information: Robert Giffin, (706) 533-0357.

Saturday Morning Open Team

Summer Trail

July 21 results

Wildwood Park

Robert Giffin reporting

Tony and Bailey Postell, five bass, 12 pounds, 5 ounces. Craig Johnson, by himself, five bass, 12 pounds, 5 ounces. Sammy Landrum, by himself, five bass, 11 pounds, 13 ounces. No big fish.

Tournament hours are 6 a.m. until noon. Entry fee is $33 per team, of which $7 goes to the Classic pot and $6 per team to the big fish pot. The big fish has to be 6 pounds or better to win the pot, or it carries over to the next tournament. Classic will be held Sept. 15, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Boaters and non-boaters must fish at least three of the tourneys to qualify for the Classic, entry fee for which is $50. Non-qualifiers must pay $250 to fish the Classic. More information: Robert Giffin, (706) 533-0357.

Second annual King of the Hill

Individual Bass Tournament

Aug. 4-5, Wildwood Park

Hours are 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Entry fee of $110 includes $10 big fish pot for the tournament. Defending champion is Mike Guilbeau. More information: Robert Giffin, (706) 533-0357.

Carolina Bass Club's

Summer Saturday Night

Open Team Bass Tournament

July 21 results

Lamond Annas reporting

Woody Parks and Keith Hutto, five bass, 10 pounds, 3 ounces. David Whyte, by himself, five bass, 9 pounds, 13 ounces. Jerry McClure and Gary Mackey, five bass, 9 pounds, 8 ounces. Big fish: McClure and Mackey, 4 pounds, 12 ounces. Forty-eight boats were in field.

Tournament runs out of the Lake Springs ramp through Aug. 18, with the Classic Aug. 25. Hours are 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., with Classic hours 5 p.m. to midnight. Entry fee is $22 per boat, with $2 going into the Classic pot. Five-fish limit per team or individual. Payback based on the number of boats entered each week. Entry fee for the Classic is $55, with $5 for the big fish pot. To qualify to fish the Classic, entrants must fish a minimum of two Saturday night tournaments, or pay an additional $45 (for a $100 total) to compete in the Classic. More information: Lamond Annas, (803) 593-4771; Brad Barton, (803) 593-8570; Robin Whisenant, (803) 507-1639.

Wednesday Night Shoot-out

July 25 results

Wildwood Park

Robert Giffin reporting

Adam Beckum and Adam Suarez, five bass, 14 pounds, 9 ounces. Jerry McClure and Gary Mackey, five bass, 12 pounds, 11 ounces. Greg Stoll and Keith Carroll, five bass, 10 pounds, 9 ounces. No big fish. Forty boats were in field.

Next tournament is the Classic on Wednesday at Wildwood Park. Hours are 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Entry fee of $30 per team includes $3 per boat big fish pot and $7 per boat to be added to Classic pot. Boaters and non-boaters must fish at least six Wednesdays to qualify for the Classic whose entry fee is $50. Non-qualifiers' entry fee for the Classic is $500. Classic winners must take a polygraph test. More information: Robert Giffin, (706) 533-0357 or Greg Davis at (706) 533-3186.

Columbia County River Rats

Bass Club

July 7 results

Ray Diamond reporting

Tony Postell, 12.05 pounds. Sammy Landrum, 11.13 pounds. Jack Corey, 10.15 pounds. Big fish: David Smith, 5.4 pounds.

Langley Pond Shootout

July 24 results

Gene Moyer reporting

Gene Moyer and Mike Craig, two bass, 4 pounds. Robbie Jeffords and Wayne Wright, two bass, 2 pounds. Big fish: Craig, 2 pounds. Thirteen anglers in the field.

Tournament hours are 6 to 10 p.m. on Tuesdays. More information: Gene Moyer, (803) 270-1580.

Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club

2007 schedule: Aug. 12, bass tournament. Sept. 9, bass and crappie tournament. Sept. 22, Kids' Fishing Derby, 8 a.m. to noon, claypit lakes. Oct. 14, bass tournament. Nov. 4, bass tournament.

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, (706) 791-5078, or (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, Ext. 131 Jewel Jessie, 5226 Woodridge Dr., Hephzibah, Ga. 30815, 706-793-1952. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.

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