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

Clark Hill Striper Club

Big Fish Benefit Tournament on Nov. 14

Dorn Boating & Fishing Complex

On Hawe Creek

Entry fee $30. Prizes will be awarded for the four biggest fish weighed in. Top prize will be $500 based on 50 entries. There is an 18-inch minimum on stripers and hybrids. Hours are safe light until 4 p.m. Profits will be donated to Robert and Mary Ann Edwards. Robert is undergoing treatment for cancer. For more information, call Joseph Pearson at (803) 221-8820, Rick Quarles at (803) 221-6543 or Ricky Dubose at (803) 507-4300.

Augusta Marine/Augusta Bassmasters

Georgia-Carolina Boy Scout

Open Team Bass Tournament

Saturday, Wildwood Park

Late entries can register at the ramp before blastoff. Entry fee $60 per boat plus $10 optional big fish pot. Tournament hours safe light until 3 p.m. For more information, call Larry Atkins at (706) 855-1301, or Augusta Marine Super Store at (706) 481-9336.

Sunday Morning Open Team

Mario Hall reporting

Next: Sunday, Amity boat ramp, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., $35 per team. For more information, call Hall at (706) 466-5730.

Augusta Bass Club

October results

William Hooker reporting

William Hooker, 9.14 pounds. Ron Brown, 3.41 pounds. Big fish: Brown, 2.34 pounds. The club is seeking new members for the 2010 season. For more information, call Hooker at (706) 533-7329.

American Bass Anglers

Dale Hart reporting

Schedule: Nov. 14-15, Houlihan Bridge, Savannah River; Feb. 27, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex, Hawe Creek; March 27, Elijah Clark State Park; April 17, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex, Hawe Creek; May 15, Cherokee Landing; June 12-13, Dorn Fishing & Boating Complex, Hawe Creek. American Bass Anglers is the largest tournament trail for the weekend angler, with more than 116 districts offering more than 1,000 tournaments throughout the nation. Membership is open to anyone 16 years old and over, but is closed to professional fishermen and professional guides. Those under 18 must have their parents' consent. For more information, call director Dale Hart at (912) 925-5004, e-mail dhart89@comcast.net or visit ABA online at www.americanbassanglers.com.

Salt water tournaments

Fripp Island Marina

Today and Saturday, third annual Owen Perry Memorial Inshore Ttournament. Nov. 27: 10th annual Kids Fishing Tournament. For more information, call (843) 838-1517.

Fort Gordon Sportsman's Club

Fred Perry reporting

Schedule: Nov. 15, bass tournament, safe light until noon.

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 nonmember, 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. For more information, call Fred Perry at (706) 791-5078, (706) 833-2834 res. or (706) 541-1057, ext. 131. All tournaments held at Butler Reservoir, unless otherwise noted.


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