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


Platinum Team Trail Tournament

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Platinum Team Trail Tournament

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C.A.S.T. Couples Tournament

Entry Fee: $140 Door prizes 2016 Championship will be held on Rayburn!


Media Bass Team Tournament

Media Bass Team Tournament - $160 Entry Fee - $35 Membership Fee per person


Media Bass Individual Tournament

Media Bass Individual Tournament - $110 Entry Fee - $35 Membership Fee per person - Also, Little League for 15 years and Under for Free

Lake Sam Rayburn News and Community

George H.W. Bush, Billy Murray, and Gary Yamamoto will be inducted into the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

A former United States president, a noted bass fishing educator, and one of the most innovative designers of soft plastic lures will join the current 59 members when they are formally inducted into the Bass...

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Announces Annual Winter Trout Stocking

Beginning in late November and continuing through March, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will stock nearly 300,000 hatchery-reared rainbow trout at more than 140 sites across the state. Many of...

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Duck hunters reminded to Clean, Drain, and Dry

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is reminding waterfowl hunters to Clean, Drain and Dry before and after each trip to help avoid spreading invasive species like giant salvinia and zebra mussels....

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Sam Rayburn kicks off Toyota ShareLunker season

Roy Euper of Lufkin caught the first Toyota ShareLunker of the season from Sam Rayburn Reservoir Monday afternoon. The fish weighed 13.2 pounds, qualifying it to become ShareLunker 564. Any angler who catches...

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Right to hunt and fish ratified by Texas voters, amended to state constitution

On November 3, more than 81 percent of Texas voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 6 -- a constitutional amendment that guarantees Texans the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife. With the passage of...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Real Estate

MOTIVATED SELLERS!!! Country Home Setting on 2+ acres in Tiger Creek Estates

$275,000 Featured

Country Setting in The Tiger Creek Estates Subdivision. This home exudes so much charm and personality. You can tell the owners put their heart and soul into building it. From the beautiful 100 yr. old pine wood used throughout that came from an old...

Mediterranean WATERFRONT Home in THE COVES

$429,000 Featured Waterfront

Beautiful MEDITERRANEAN WATERFRONT in THE COVES. Lot 10 & 10X. Built in 2012. It has a GREAT BR layout. The master is on one side of the home and two BR's on the other. Open floor plan. The living area has large windows that overlook the lake...

Lovingly Maintained Lake Home

$129,900 Featured

Walk to lake and minutes to boat ramp and Harvey Creek park. Enjoy peaceful view from deck across front of the home. New carpet in 300 square foot master bedroom with door to deck; tile floors in hall and bath. Wood burning fireplace with brick...


$797,900 Featured Waterfront

Waterfront oasis with approx 1000ft of water frontage and acreage! Enter through the gates to this 16 ac homesite & see breathtaking views of Lake Sam Rayburn. This home has the perfect blend of custom features including a windmill fan in LR,...

Looking for a WATERFRONT for the ENTIRE family? THIS IS IT!

$1,142,000 Featured Waterfront

BIG EXPANSIVE VIEWS of Lake Sam Rayburn! All your family & friends will want to come visit you at the lake and guess what? You will have a place for ALL of them to stay. There is a main house and guest house on this property. The main house has...

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...

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 -...

Jackson Hill Cabins on Lake Sam Rayburn


All cabins are completely furnished with all cable channels and wifi. LoneSome Dove and the Lone Star sleeps 6 with a separate bedroom. The Log Cabin (duplex) Sleeps 3 with one big room and full kitchen. Includes Queen size bed...

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

Cabin Rental…. 50% OFF 8 hour Pontoon Rental with Reservation…


We are located next to the ENTRANCE of Powell Park and Marina offering you the luxury of the amenities at Powell Park and the privacy of your own cabin nestled away from the crowd. Location is ideal for those fishermen looking to be right next to...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Weather Forecast


Rain Likely

Hi: 64

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Rain Likely

Lo: 50


Rain Likely

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Sunday Night

Rain Likely

Lo: 53


Chance Rain

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Monday Night

Chance Rain

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Chance Rain

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Tuesday Night

Chance Rain

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Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 11/28: 163.13 (-1.27)

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (Nov. 25)

Water stained; 72–76 degrees; 1.52’ low. Black bass are good on perch colored topwaters, soft plastic worms, and spinnerbaits. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and green tube jigs. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are good on stinkbait and shrimp.

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