American Fishing Tour

Georgia East - 26

Director: William Hooker
Phone: (706)533-7329

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Entry Fees: Divisional One Day: $70
Divisional Championship: $140
National Championship: $170

Dates/Results Lake Launch Ramp Register
01/22/2017
Clarks Hill/Cancelled Wildwood Park
02/12/2017
Clarks Hill Wildwood Park
03/05/2017
Clarks Hill Wildwood Park
03/26/2017
Clarks Hill Wildwood Park
04/23/2017
Clarks Hill Wildwood Park
05/21/2017
Clarks Hill Wildwood Park
06/04/2017
Clarks Hill Wildwood Park
07/09/2017
Clarks Hill Wildwood Park
09/09/2017
09/10/2017
Clarks Hill Wildwood Park
Division News

Divisional News

Stanfill Takes Win on Clarks Hill

Bobby Stanfill of Greenwood, South Carolina won first place at this weekends AFT D26 February 12th event on Clarks Hill. Bobby was fishing the middle of Savannah River area and caught 21.61 pounds of bass. Bobby took home $401 for his efforts.

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Stanfill Takes Win on Savannah River

Bobby Stanfill of Greenwood, South Carolina took first place for the AFT D26 two day event held on Clarks Hill on September 10th and 11th. Bobby was fishing the middle of Savannah River area  using top water lures. He caught a total of ten fish weighing 25 pounds. Bobby took home $576 for his efforts.

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Guilbeau Takes Win on Clarks Hill

Mike Guilbeau of Evans, Georgia took first place for the AFT D26 event held on August 14th on Clarks Hill. Mike was fishing the middle of Savannah River area. He caught five fish weighing 11.81 pounds. He also had the Big Fish weighing 4.13 pounds.

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Quesada Wins on Savannah River

Marty Quesada of Appling, Georgia took first place for this weekends D26 event on July 24th with a weight of 8.80 pounds. Quesada was fishing the upper end of Savannah River area using a Frog. 

Robbie Mills came in second place with five fish weighing 8.08 pounds. He was also fishing lower part of the lake using drop shot. 

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Eric Mora Wins at Clarks Hill

Eric Mora of Appling, Georgia took first place at this weekend's D26 event on Clarks Hill with a weight of 11.44 pounds. Eric was fishing the lower end of Savannah River area using a Texas Rig Worm. Eric took home $401 for first place. He also caught the Big Fish of the day weighing 6.84 pounds. He collected an additional $60 for his efforts.

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Stanfield Wins D26 Clarks Hill Event

Bobby Stanfield of Greenwood, South Carolina took first place in the AFT D26 event on May 29th. Stanfield was fishing the lower end of the Savannah River area using a Top water Baits and won with five fish weighing 24.23 pounds. Bobby also had big fish weighing 6.46 pounds.

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Story Places First on Clarks Hill

Steve Story, of Appling, Georgia placed first in the Ram American Fishing Tour Division 26 tournament on April 17th, held on the Savannah River.  Story was fishing the lower end of the Savannah River area using Swim Baits to bring in his bag of five fish weighing 22.23 pounds. Story earned a check for $543.

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Burroughs Takes Clarks Hill Two-Day

Jason Burroughswon the Ram American Fishing Tour division 26 two-day event at Clarks Hill on September 12-13. 2015. Burroughs brought in a two-day total of 2.88 pounds. He was fishing in the upper Savannah River area using topwater lures.

Franklin Ramey finished in second with 24.95 pounds, fishing the lower lake area . 

Allen Murray came in third with 23.32 pounds, fishing the Dorn area of lake .

Brain Epps came in fourth with 22.64 pounds, fishing the Parkville area of the lake.

Big Fish was William Hooker  with a 5.95 pounder. 

Congratulations  to Bobby Stanfill for being the 2015 Angler of Year with 1177 points.

24 anglers fished this Clarks Hill Lake two-day qualifying tournament. It started out at 80 degrees and ended with the 3:00 pm weigh in at 83 degrees. It was sunny and windy most of the day, with winds 10 to 15mph from the north. Water temperature was 80 degrees. The main lake clear.

Here's how we finished:                    

1. Jason Burroughs of Hodges, SC -  28.88 lbs -  $1200

2. Franklin Ramey of Abbeville, SC - 24.95 lbs -  $720

3. Allen Murray of Reidsville, GA - 23.32 lbs - $246

4. Brian Epps, Elberton, SC - 22.64 - $188

5. William Hooker of Appling, GA - 16.95lbs - $240

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Guilbeau Wins at Clark Hill

Mike Guilbeau won the American Bass Anglers Division 26 tournament held August 8, 2015 at Clark Hill. 

Our winner, first place Mike Guilbeau  was fishing in Little River and the Savannah River area using buzzbaits and frogs .

Second place went to Sean Anderson with 14.47 pounds.

Big Bass was Jason Burroughs with 4.47 pounder.

Twelve anglers fished this Clarks Hill Lake one-day qualifying tournament. It started out at 75 degrees and ended with the 3 pm weigh-in at 93 degrees. It was cloudy with a light wind most of the day with winds from the north. Water temperature was 85 degrees. The main lake was clear.

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Guilbeau Takes Win on Clarks Hill

Our winner, Mike Guilbeau, was fishing in the Little River and Savannah River area using top water lures.

Second place went to Douglas Buturla with10.28 pounds, Douglas also had big fish a 5.16 pounder.

Nine anglers fished this Clarks Hill Lake one-day qualifying tournament. It started out at 85 degrees and ended with the 3 pm weigh-in at 99 degrees. It was sunny with a light wind most of the day and winds from the west. Water temperature was 85 degrees. The main lake was clear.

Here’s how we finished:                    

1 -  Mike Guilbeau of North Augusta, SC - 5 fish 11.79 lbs. 191 pts. and  $313.00

2 - Douglus Buturla  - 3 fish 10.28  lbs. 190 pts and  $128.00 plus $45.00 big fish total $173.00

3 - Eric Mora of Appling, GA.- 4 fish  9.07 lbs. 189 pts.

4 - Bart Blackburn of North Augusta, SC - 5 fish 7.86 188 pts.

5 - William Hooker - 4 fish 6.52 187 pts.

The next Division 26 event is on August 8th, 2015 at Clarks Hill running out of Wildwood Park. For more info call Division 26 director, William Hooker, at (706) 533-7329.

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Borroughs Wins on the Savannah River

Our winner, first place Jason Burroughs was fishing in Upper Savannah River area using top water lures. Bobby Stanfill finished in second with five fish weighing 13.49 pounds. He was fishing Pollard’s Cove. Ray Diamond came in third with 10.03 pounds from the Little River area of lake.

Big Fish was James Stone with a 6.27 pounder winning $95.00 and a Revo rod and reel package for big fish from one our great sponsors.

Nineteen anglers fished this Clarks Hill Lake one-day qualifying tournament. It started out at 80 degrees and ended with the 3 pm weigh in at 99 degrees. It was sunny and windy most of the day with winds 10 to 15mph from the east. Water temperature was 89 degrees. The main lake clear.

Top five:                

1. Jason Burroughs of Hodges, SC - 5 fish 22.39  lbs. 199 pts. and  $522.00

2. Bobby Stanfill  - 5 fish 13.49 lbs. 198 pts and  $304.00

3.  Ray Diamond of Winfield, GA - 3 fish  10.03 lbs. 197 pts. and $101.00

4.  Chris Hadden of Evans, GA. - 5 fish 9.37 lbs. 196 pts.

5.  Bart Blackburn of North Augusta, SC 5 fish 9.06 195 pts.

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Whisenant Takes the Win on Clarks Hill

03/08/2015

Athens, Al - Robin Whisenant won the American Fishing Tour Georgia East division 26 tournament with five fish weighing 24.86 held on Clark Hill on 03/08/2015.

Whisenant caught his fish out in Georgia Flats - on the lower part of the lake - using stick baits and crankbaits. Robin Whisenant also managed to bring in a 7.15 pounder to take the big bass honors.

Bobby Stanfill finished in second with five fish weighing 18.94 pounds fishing Allen Murray came in third with 17.25 pounds. Bart Blackburn came in fourth with 17.12 pounds.

 

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Jack Corey Takes The Win On Clarks Hill

01/10/2015

Athens, Al - Jack Corey won the American Fishing Tour Georgia East division 26 tournament with five fish weighing 18.36 held on Clark Hill on 01/10/2015.

Jack Corey took home first place with 18.36 pounds as well as Big Fish honors with a 6.71 pounder. Jack was fishing around wells and Dorn Creeks, and out fishing the middle part of the lake with crank baits, lead head flukes, and jigs to bring in his five fish limit, earning him $387.

Chris Hadden finished in second with 5 fish weighing 16.92 pounds. Chris was fishing jigs around the grass on the lower part of the lake. Chris won 153.00 for the day.
 
This Clarks Hill Lake one-day qualifying tournament started out at 19 degrees and ended with the 4pm weigh-in at 37 degrees. It was cloudy and windy until 9am and then stayed partly cloudy the rest of the day with winds light and variable from the east. Water temperature was in the low 42s to 46 degrees. The main lake was stained but it was a little more  stained in the rivers and creeks from what I was told.

 

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