Lake Sam Rayburn

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Lake Sam Rayburn

Lake Sam Rayburn is located north of Jasper, Texas in the heart of the East Texas Piney woods. The lake is designed to provide flood control to the Angelina & Neches River basins, supply water to the Beaumont and Lufkin as well as offer some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Texas.  More Lake Information

Lake Sam Rayburn Calendar of Events


Kayak Bass Series Open #2

KBS is the first nation-wide kayak fishing bass tournament. Modeled after the popular B.A.S.S. and FLW boat tournaments, KBS was created to bring competitive anglers together in a nation-wide fishing forum to...


Deep East Texas High School Tournament

For more information please contact Terry Sympson at Jackson Hill Marina.


Bud Light Trail

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Skeeter BASSCHAMPS Tournament

$20,000 guaranteed cash payout for 1st place. For more information go to


2015 TXTT - Ray Roberts (Ray Roberts Marina)

2015 Texas Team Trail's third stop will be on Lake Ray Roberts. Meeting to take place at Elk's Lodge. If you are interested in joining the TXTT and fishing our trail this year, please visit our website to...

Lake Sam Rayburn News and Community

FLW Bass Tournament on for Rayburn

To the best of my knowledge the Saturday, Feb. 28 Cowboy Division of the Walmart Bass Fishing League is hosting their bass fishing tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir, headquartered at the Umphrey Family...

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Sharelunker 559

After a long wait since the first sharelunker catch of the 2014-2015 season, the second catch has been recoreded. Blair Schwarz of McAllen caught Toyota Sharelunker 559 from a private lake in Zapata County on...

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Sam Rayburn Fishing Report for February 17, 2015

Water Temp. 58Normal pool 164.40Water Clarity 2 feetSam Rayburn is at 164 .53 ft just over full pool. Bass;Awesome is the word for Sam Rayburn this year with the water just over pool and lots of buck brush....

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TPWD Proposing Changes to Turkey Hunting Regulations

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is considering closing spring eastern turkey hunting in 11 East Texas counties, restructure the season in two other counties and extend the youth-only fall turkey...

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White bass are in the river and feeder creeks

Reports are coming in that the first waves of white bass are beginning to move up the creeks and rivers that feed Lake Sam Rayburn on their annual spawning run. White bass are cold-tolerant fish that spawn...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Real Estate

Beautiful Waterfront Home on Large Protected Cove!

$797,400 Featured Waterfront

Waterfront,courtyards,decks,beautiful landscaping, not to mention what the home holds in store for you to see. Spacious home has 4 bedrooms up and spectacular MASTER suite down. In the M. suite, you will find a coffee bar and french doors that lead...

Absolute PRISTINE Home on Lake Sam Rayburn

$1,105,000 Featured Waterfront

Turn onto the circular drive to this magnificent waterfront home overlooking Lake Sam Rayburn. This absolute pristine home boast of PROFESSIONAL touches throughout. No detail has been left unattended. The MAIN FLOOR has high ceilings, beautiful...

One Of A Kind

$1,150,000 Featured Waterfront

This property can be used for many things from a LODGE, a permanent home, a place to have small gatherings...the possibilities are endless! The home is a 5BR/5 1/2BA, then there is the bunk/guest house that is 3BR/1BA. There is also an AC/heated...


$999,900 Featured Waterfront

This is a wonderful waterfront home that lacks NOTHING. Great place to entertain inside and out. There are 3 or 4 bedrooms plus office with an isolated master overlooking the lake a walk in shower and Jacuzzi tub. HUGH walk in closet. The...

REDUCED!! Secluded Weekend in Rayburn Country

$64,000 Featured

If your looking for a small secluded home or weekend place up at the lake this could be the place for you. Surrounded by wooded undeveloped lots this place offers privacy and the ability to watch deer right out the window. The porch wraps around 2...

Lake Sam Rayburn Vacation Rentals and Cabins

La Paz Bed and Breakfast

Featured Waterfront

This B&B is located on the Angelina River just below the gates at Big Sam - just 8 minutes from the Public Boat Ramp or Twin Dikes. 8 and 1/2 park-like acres and 650' of river frontage. There are 2 double occupancy rooms plus 1 bunk room...

Barkwood Rental


One Bedroom w/Queen Bed One Bedroom w/Double Bed & Twin Bed One Bedroom w/Double Bed & 2 Twin Beds 2 Full Baths Fully Furnished Kitchen, Washer/Dryer and TV Parking for 8 (including boat trailers) NO SMOKING INDOORS

16 Cabins at Powell Park Marina and Campground

Featured Waterfront

Powell Park Camping Resort and Marina is situated in a spectacular pine forest on beautiful Lake Sam Rayburn. The campground has thousands of feet of sugar sand lake front and beaches that have an ocean like feel! With Lake Sam Rayburn being a...

Perfect for Fishermen!!!

Featured Waterfront

Perfect for Anglers and large groups, it has 3 bd/3 full baths, open living area with large screen tv with satellite services, huge wrap around porch overlooking water with beach access to pull your boat right up and walk in the house, large yard...

Lakeside Treehouse

Featured Waterfront

Lakeside Treehouse in Rayburn Country.....Great getaway retreat for up to 6 people in Rayburn Country! Features: - One private bedroom with Queen bed w/Futon - One private bedroom with Double bed and Bunk Beds - Two level deck to lake -...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Current Weather Alerts

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Lake Sam Rayburn Weather Forecast


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 46

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Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 32


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 56

Saturday Night

Chance Rain

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Rain Showers Likely

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Sunday Night

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Chance Rain Showers

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Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 2/27: 164.43 (+0.03)

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb 25)

Water murky; 54–58 degrees; 0.04’ high. Black bass are fair on tequila sunrise and pumpkinseed soft plastics. White bass are fair on Li’l Fishies. Crappie are fair on minnows and green tube jigs. Bream are slow. Catfish are fair on frozen shrimp, live minnows, and stinkbait.

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