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, JUL 2

4th of July BBQ

The 4th of July BBQ will be held in Plum Ridge at Lake Sam Rayburn on July 2, 2022, at 11 AM.

SAT, SEP 17

Chad Barington Memorial Scholarship Bass Tournament

Entry Fee is $150.00/Team ` 40% Cash Payout for 1st place; 25% Cash Payout for 2nd place; 15 % for 3rd place..... Optional $20.00 Big Bass...100% cash payout....5 fish limit. Registration begins at 4:30 am...

THU, OCT 20

St. Croix Bassmaster Central Open Tournament

2022 St. Croix Bassmaster Central Open will be held in Sam Rayburn Reservoir on October 20-22, 2022.

Lake Sam Rayburn News and Community


5th Annual Valero Reel United Bass Tournament Results From June 11

Sammy Christian and Allen Pollay placed 1st in the 5th Annual Valero Reel United Bass Tournament held at Lake Sam Rayburn on June 11, 2022 with a total of 15.50 pounds, and a 6.59 pound lunker. Here are the...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing


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...

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...

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....

Lake Sam Rayburn Crappie Pro Fishing Services with Ken

I have Fished Professionally ( Bass and Crappie ) on Sam Rayburn for over 28 years and with the huge 24 ft Party Kraft Pontoon boat and the 2017 Nitro Z21 Bass rig we can cover the water and any...

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


Great Cabin with Boat Parking On-site

Featured Waterfront

Fishermen's Paradise for anyone that enjoys the outdoors. Located in East Texas this property is on the Angelina River just minutes from Sam Rayburn Dam and Lake Sam Rayburn as well as public boat launch and Umphrey Family Pavilion. This...

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...

Lakeside Treehouse - Waterfront

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 -...

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...

Lake Sam Rayburn Real Estate


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...

Nice Lot to start building that Lake Home.

$15,000 Featured

There are two lots side-by-side FOR SALE by two different owners and two different real estate agents. Buying both lots would give you room to spread out a little bit more than having just one lot. This section is now allowing barndominiums. This...

3/2 Camp House great for investment

$95,000 Featured

This gem is less than 10 miles from two of Lake Sam Rayburn's boat ramps. Hurry up and check out this adorable 3 bedroom, 2 bath home. It has so much potential! Looking to invest in rental property or a lake camp? This is your place! Sitting on...

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.

**SOLD**Remarkable Riverfront Estate

$899,000 Featured Waterfront

This remarkable Riverfront Estate is located just 2 miles west of Lake Sam Rayburn Dam. Upon entering the property, you are transported to a luxury nature escape. From the 1901 guest log lodge, a winding path ambulates through the natural landscape,...

Lake Sam Rayburn Camping


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...

San Augustine Park

San Augustine Park, operated by the Corp of Engineers, contains one-hundred campsites with water and 30 Amp electric hook-ups. Five of these sites are tent only. The park also contains three waterborne...

Jackson Hill Park and Marina

Stunning Sam Rayburn Lake forms the backdrop for your next fishing and camping vacation! RV campers will appreciate our wooded sites with 30 and some 50 amps of electricity available. We also have primitive...

Twin Dikes Park

Twin Dikes Park, operated by the Corp of Engineers and open from March 1 through the Labor Day, is a developed camping area located on the south shore of Sam Rayburn Reservoir. The park contains 46 campsites,...

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 Marinas


Needmore Boat Rentals

Pontoon boats for rent on beautiful Sam Rayburn. Cruising, fishing, or enjoying a day of fun in the sun on one of the many beaches our lake has to offer. Rent your boat now!

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...

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...

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...

Lake Sam Rayburn What To Do


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.

Crown Colony Country Club

Crown Colony Country Club is located in Lufkin, Texas near Lake Sam Rayburn. The facility offers golfing, swimming, dining, and more. The course holds eighteen holes nestled in tall pine trees. For more info,...

Naranjo Museum-Natural History

The Naranjo Museum is a Natural History museum offer exhibits, activities, and programs to the community. Virtual guides are also offered on their website. For more info, please call 936-639-3466.

The Stump Restaurant & Club

The Stump Restaurant has been a fixture on Sam Rayburn for 25 years. From burgers to wings, steaks and kabobs, you won't go hungry at The Stump!

Timbers On The Green

Timbers On The Green is located in Brookeland, Texas near Lake Sam Rayburn. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the bar and grill. For more info, please call 409-698-1002.

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Lake Sam Rayburn Current Weather Alerts

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Lake Sam Rayburn Weather Forecast

Tuesday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 92

Tuesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 70

Wednesday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 93

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 74

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 90

Thursday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 74

Friday

Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 88

Friday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 74


Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 6/29: 161.91 (-2.49)



Lake Sam Rayburn

Fishing Report from TPWD (Jun. 22)

GOOD. Water stained; 74 degrees; 2.06 feet low. Summer fishing pattern is locked in. Bass are good early morning with topwaters over grass transitioning to points with soft plastics midday. White bass are good in the lake off points with chrome jigs. Crappie are good on brush piles with live minnows. Bluegill are mixed in with the crappie biting on worms. Catfish are in creek channels off ledges in 18 feet of water. Report by Lynn Atkinson, Reel Um N Guide Service.

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