Fishing tournaments

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Sponsoring a bass, crappie, catfish or other fishing tournament? Mail or fax your flier 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.

Stevens Creek Open Team Bass Tournament

Mark Whitcomb reporting

Next: TBA. Entry fee is $20 per team, with $10 big fish pot and 100 percent payback. Hours are safe light until 1 p.m. Register at the DeLaughter Drive boat ramp off Martintown Road in North Augusta. Refreshments will be served to contestants following the weigh-in. More information: Joel Carson, (706) 830-6924.

Saturday Morning Open Team Bass Tournament

Dec. 20 results

Eric Mora reporting

Woody Parks and Jason Williamson, 23 pounds, 7 ounces. Sammy Landrum and Tony Postell, 19.15 pounds. Jon Cole and Ray Fitzgerald, 16.35 pounds. Big fish: 6.70 pounds. Sixteen boats in the field.

Next: Saturday. Entry fee is $55, including big fish pot fee, Wildwood Park. 100 percent payback. Safe light until to be determined at the ramp. More information: Eric Mora (706) 533-0639 or Robert Giffin (706) 533-0357.

The Augusta Bass Club

The club is still looking for new members. Call Russell Lloyd at (706) 799-7125 for more information.

Southern Anglers Challenge

Clarks Hill Division

Registration will be held at the ramp. Anglers must pay a one-time $30 membership fee. Entry fee is $100 plus a $10 big fish pot fee and $10 championship fee. Entry fees are due the Thursday prior to the tournament to avoid late fees. The 2009 championship pays $15,000 to the winners and 100 percent payback to the remaining paid places.

Schedule: Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 21, April 11, May 2, June 20 (makeup date if needed). All tournaments held out of Wildwood Park. More information from tournament director Craig Johnson, (706) 564-9564 (cell) or (706) 364-6437 (residence). E-mail outdoor Entry fees and forms can be mailed to my address at 406 McCormick Road, Martinez, GA 30907, or dropped off to Augusta Marine Superstore, Broadway Bait & Tackle, Hootie's Outdoors.

Lake Murray Division

Schedule: Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 14, April 25, May 16. All tournaments out of Siesta Cove. More information from tournament director George Raborn, (803) 221-5049. E-mail:

Lake Russell Division

Schedule: Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 28, April 11, May 23. All tournaments out of Elbert Highway 72 ramp. More information from tournament director Bill Harvey, (706) 294-4732. E-mail:

Lake Sinclair Division

Schedule: Jan. 31, Feb. 14, March 15, April 25, May 17, June 6, July 18. All tournaments out of Little River Park. More information from tournament director Bill Harvey, (706) 294-4732. E-mail:

Wildwood Bassmasters

December results

Majors Hamby, four bass, 15 pounds, 13 ounces. Ray Denton, three bass, 8 pounds, 12 ounces.

American Bass Anglers

Milton Keene has resigned as director and Dale Hart, of Savannah, has taken the post. He can be contacted at 1 (912) 925-5004. E-mail: or visit ABA online at

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