Old photo of sportsmen piques interest of writer Bill Baab

...the pair finished 10th overall in the 32-team Georgia BASS National High School State Championship Oct. 17-18 on Lake Hartwell. They weighed in seven bass totaling 11.70 pounds. D.J. Hadden was boat captain.

Plane crash kills 4 on way to Clemson game

...Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Berger said the wreckage of the Piper PA-32 was found near Lake Hartwell on the Georgia-South Carolina border. Authorities have not yet given a cause for the crash.

National Hunting and Fishing Day is Saturday

...Georgia BASS Nation State Championship on Oct. 17-18 on Lake Hartwell. Teammates Andrew Hackett and Jacob Blumling finished...the Georgia State BASS Nation Classic Oct. 17-18 on Lake Hartwell. The team's Tyler Matthews and Blake Stephenson go...

Belvedere teen Simeon O'Meara has knack for catching bass

...and Hunter Harpstrite head to Lake Lanier this weekend to fish in a qualifier for the Georgia State Bass Classic on Lake Hartwell later. The team's Tyler Matthews and Blake Stephenson go to the Student Angler Federation State Classic on Lanier...

Thurmond Lake enters drought status despite wet August

...level until either of the lakes rise 2 feet above the trigger, which for level 1 is 656 feet above mean sea level for Lake Hartwell and 326 feet for Thurmond Lake.More than 10 public water systems and industrial users draw water directly from the...

Youngster takes advantage of second chance at Thurmond Lake

...High, will try to compete for a spot in the Georgia BASS Nation High School/Middle School State Championship on Lake Hartwell Oct. 14-17. The qualifier will be held Aug. 1 out of Wildwood Park on Thurmond Lake.

Group to raise environmental awareness with journey down Savannah River

...depending on the water they were traversing.Most recently they completed about 138 miles of lake paddling, navigating lakes Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond. From Augusta until they finish at Tybee Island on April 11, they will have the benefit of...


...Japan's Takahiro Omori took the lead in the Bassmaster Classic with a two-day catch of 31 pounds, 11 ounces at Lake Hartwell.Omori, the 2004 winner based in Emory, Texas, caught five fish for a total weight of 16-11.Dean Rojas, of...


...S.C., Dean Rojas, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., took the Bassmaster Classic lead Friday in cold conditions at Lake Hartwell.Rojas opened with a total catch of 21 pounds, 2 ounces, and had the catch of the day at 5-11.Skeet Reese, of...

Baab: Passing bill could help Augusta area one day

...and Phillips Johnson, 16, from Evans High, will try again on Lake Lanier for the State Classic on Oct. 10-11 at Lake Hartwell. Tanner Bruyninckx and Dalton Reeves already qualified.The Clark Hill Youth Fishing Team will conduct sign-ups...