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


SAT, DEC 4

Gingerbread Festival

Our gingerbread festival will be held at the Jasper Farmers Market and will include activities such as a chili cook-off, a Christmas cupcake contest, a Christmas candy contest, a gingerbread home contest, and...

SAT, DEC 4

Outlaw Outdoors Last Team Standing Tournament

Last Team Standing 2-day tournament out of Cassels-Boykin

SUN, DEC 5

Outlaw Outdoors Last Team Standing Tournament

Last Team Standing 2-day tournament out of Cassels-Boykin

SUN, JAN 2

Outlaw Outdoors Sweet Sixteen Sunday Series Tournament

Outlaw Outdoors Tournament is happening every Sunday for the whole year of 2022. Catch 16 pounds and you're guaranteed a check! $160 entry fee, no membership fee, trailering is allowed.

SAT, JUN 11

5th Annual Valero Reel United Bass Tournament

Valero Port Arthur is excited to announce the 2022 date for the 5th Annual Reel United Fishing Tournament. For this years event we have partnered with Outlaw Outdoors and the tournament will be held in...

Lake Sam Rayburn News and Community


Take Those Kids Fishing

Teaching your kids to fish can be a great bonding moment that will result in tons of fun experiences in the future. While your kids might not end up adopting fishing as one of their favorite hobbies, they will...

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Deer Season In Full Swing

The leaves are dropping and the mornings have that familiar chill in the air, which means for a lot of hunters that deer season is in full swing. Across Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Tennessee,...

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The Best Folding Landing Net For Fishing

Fishing is many people’s favorite way to get out of the busy city life and take some time off on the weekend. It is a very approachable hobby, which can easily entertain you for hours at a time. The best...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Marinas


Jackson Hill Park and Marina

Jackson Hill Park and Marina offers a four lane boat ramp and boat slips for our guests. We host everything from Major professional tournaments to company and small group tournaments where we supply everything...

Sam Rayburn Marina Resort

We take pride in our reputation as a "family resort" and a "fisherman/hunter's retreat." We are currently in the process of replacing our entire marina. Although the marina is under...

BIG bASS STORAGE FACILITY

Call today to reserve your Storage unit! 409.698.2109 Three available sizes, all units equipped with a light and electrical outlet. Can withstand winds of up to 180 MPH. Conveniently located and easily...

Pontoon Boat and Jetski Rentals on Sam Rayburn

Make your stay at Big Sam more fun on your next visit. We rent Pontoon boats and Seadoo's PWC, out of Sam Rayburn Marina resort. Boats rent for full day and half day. Seadoo's rent for 3hrs- 10.30am till...

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing


Bill Rogers Guide Service on Lake Sam Rayburn

We cater to our customers, just sit back in the seat and catch crappie or bass. We will bait your hook and take your fish off. Just bring your food and drinks and have a good time, what more could you ask for....

East Texas Guide Service with Rickie Y'Barbo

Rickie has been fishing Sam Rayburn and Toledo Bend since the late 1960's. Started guiding in 1971 on Toledo Bend and Rayburn. He specializes in Largemouth Bass. He has fished many tournaments and helped...

Crappie Bob's Guide Service

Let's catch some slabs! Crappie are fun to chase and more fun to catch. With a lifetime of Sam Rayburn experience, I will put you on fish. With my knowledge of the lake and the fish, along with electronic...

CRAPPIE GUIDE SERVICE on Lake Sam Rayburn

Best Crappie Guide Service on Sam Rayburn 30-foot pontoon boat (Multiple Boats available for large parties) 8+ anglers All equipment supplied Deckhand to assist with everything Just relax and...

Clark Moore's Guide Service on Lake Sam Rayburn

I have been fishing Lake Sam Rayburn and Lake Nacogdoches since moving to East Texas in 1989. I have been guiding since 1996 and have spent many hours on these two beautiful lakes chasing fish! My experience...

Lake Sam Rayburn Vacation Rentals and Cabins


Fisherman's Delight on Lake Sam Rayburn

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2 conjoined units available. Each unit sleeps approximately 4 people. 1 queen bed and twins each unit. Located at Harvey Creek just around the corner from the boat ramp. Each unit has a microwave, dorm size refrigerator, and Keurig coffee pot, ac...

Masters Hill Guest House

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Nestled in the Piney Woods and designed with a decorator's touch, this home will not disappoint. Comfortable and fully equipped with all you need to have a wonderful weekend getaway or an extended vacation. Full kitchen with ice maker, dishwasher,...

RAYBURN INN

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Accommodating all Angler's and Hunter's we are located just minutes from the Angelina National Forest, Less than 0.6 miles away from the nearest boat launch, and within walking distance of restaurants and a 24 hour convenience/grocery store. Each...

Sam Rayburn Cabin

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Cozy 2 bedroom cabin mere miles from 2 boat ramps and restaurants, with screened-in porch, BBQ pit and covered boat parking. 1 king sized bed and 1 full sized bed are great for families or couples. Wifi, TVs in every room and modern interior make...

Lighted Path Lake House -- Lovely Waterfront Home with Great Back Porch in Rayburn Country

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.You will love the back porch and huge deck Waterfront w/ sandy beach-GREAT VIEW 3 bedrooms plus loft---2 1/2 baths 1 bedroom w/ king and ensuite bath 1 bedroom w/ queen 1 bedroom w/ queen 1 loft with double 2 twin mattresses in...

Lake Sam Rayburn Real Estate


Seasonal Water Access and View in Rayburn Country

$299,000 Featured

Unique opportunity in Rayburn Country with this 1.28 acreage package of lots. Enjoy the lake community lifestyle with a little more space and seasonal water view and access to fabulous Sam Rayburn Reservoir.

Beautiful Main Lake Waterfront! SOLD

$289,900 Featured Waterfront

Beautiful UNRESTRICTED main lake WATERFRONT on Needmore Point. Secluded land. You can build closer to the water or up on the hill to get more of an overview of the sandy beach shoreline. Land has been partially cleared already and seller is...

Waterview Escape with an Expansive Deck perfect for Entertaining

$579,000 Featured

Ready to make lake life a reality? Come see this spectacular custom built home that is excellent for entertaining. This 3 bedroom 3.5 baths has an open floor plan with a private master suite upstairs and the other two bedrooms on the first floor...

CRUISE SHIP VIEW OF LAKE SAM RAYBURN! Waterfront 3br/2ba

$349,000 Featured Waterfront

CRUISE SHIP VIEW OF LAKE SAM RAYBURN...Wonderful 3BR/2B with fabulous views from 3 different levels! This newly updated home is open concept, has double sinks, a garden tub, and a tiled shower in the master. New flooring, paint, and updated kitchen...

2+ UNRESTRICTED Acres W/Investment Property on Sam Rayburn Pkwy (RR255)

$220,000 Featured

You found it! 2.144 Acres UNRESTRICTED property on Sam Rayburn Parkway. Located minutes to both Lake Sam Rayburn and the Angelina River boat ramps. This property is not only cleared and flat but also has on it a spacious 3 bedroom 2 bath split...

Lake Sam Rayburn Camping


Rayburn Park

Rayburn Park, operated by the Corp of Engineers, contains forty-five campsites, eight pull-throughs with 50 Amp electric and water hookups, sixteen back-ins with 30 Amp electric and water hookups, twenty-one...

Brookeland/ Lake Sam Rayburn Lake KOA

Located on the banks of Mill Creek and near the shores of Lake Sam Rayburn, our campground offers something for everyone. Choose a one or two room "Kamping Kabins" to our Deluxe Kamping Kottages, one...

Mill Creek Park

Mill Creek Park, operated by the Corp of Engineers, contains a total of 110 campsites: 59 campsites with 30 Amp electric and water hook-ups and 51 campsites with 50 amp electric and water hookups. The park...

Hanks Creek Park

Hanks Creek Park, operated by the Corp of Engineers is located on the north-west shore of Sam Rayburn Reservoir. The park contains forty-three campsites with 30 amp electrical service and water hookups and six...

Sam Rayburn Marina Resort

We take pride in our reputation as a "family resort" and a "fisherman/hunter's retreat." Our emphasis is on the single family of two parents and their minor children. Our goal is to...

Lake Sam Rayburn What To Do


Catfish Hut Country Food

Catfish Hut Country Food Restaurant in Jasper near Sam Rayburn Lake Texas. We have great home cooked food. We have wonderful staff members who love to serve our community.

History Center

The History Center is located in Diboll, Texas near Lake Sam Rayburn. The center offers the history of the region and its people in East Texas counties. Free guided tours are offered on-site. For more info,...

Rue's Barbecue

Rue's Barbecue is located in Jasper, Texas near Lake Sam Rayburn. The restaurant offers delicious BBQ dishes include brisket, chopped beef, chicken, and more. For additional details, please call 409-289-7357.

Jasper County Historical Museum

Jasper County Historical Museum is located in Jasper, Texas near Lake Sam Rayburn. The museum offers history related to Jasper County in Texas. For more info, please call 409-384-6666.

Billy's Old Fashion Barbecue

Billy's is the best barbecue in East Texas! Ranked #27 on Texas Monthly's "Best BBQ Joints in the World" list, enjoy some hickory-smoked goodness that has been slow cooked for 24 hours in the...

Lake Sam Rayburn Boats


Nitro Z18 bass fishing boat - 2019

$31,000

America's best-selling fiberglass bass boat and the official boat of Major League Fishing®, The NITRO® Z18 is a champion from bow to stern. NEW for 2019, we've tweaked the design with an angled flush bow graph panel, more leg room under driver...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Current Weather Alerts

Lake Sam Rayburn Weather Forecast

Friday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 74

Friday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 62

Saturday

Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 75

Saturday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 60

Sunday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 76

Sunday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 58

Monday

Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 63

Monday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 43


Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 12/3: 161.05 (-3.35)



Lake Sam Rayburn

Fishing Report from TPWD (Dec. 1)

GOOD. Water stained; 62 degrees; 3.30 feet low. Bass are relating to points and main lake brush piles using jigging spoons and crankbaits. Crappie continue to migrate into the river, with catches in the brushpiles using whitehead jigs or minnows. Catfish continue to move into shallow water and into the creeks. Report by Lynn Atkinson, Reel Um N Guide Service.

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