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


DETX Fishing Tournament

Come out and cheer on your favorite high school bass fishing team to victory. Please check website for more information.


DETX Fishing Tournament

Final weigh-in should begin around 2:00 p.m. to determine winners.


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

DETX Fishing Tournament

Check out the roster of entrants competing for the championship this weekend at Lake Sam Rayburn.  Support your favorite high school bass fishing team, possible future bass professionals of...

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Sam Rayburn Fishing report 5/3/16

Lake Conditions: The water level is currently 167.7msl, which is almost 4 feet high. Water clarity is slightly stained in the back of creeks, with cleaner water in main lake areas. Fishing Report:The majority...

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Texas Fallen Heroes High School Fishing Championship Set for June 3rd - 5th

The American Legion is looking forward to hosting the fourth annual National High School Bass Fishing Tournament on Sam Rayburn Lake with a new name and purpose. The event will feature a patriotic program...

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Flournoy and Chumley Win April 16th Patriots Challenge

Breezy conditions and the spring bass spawn in full swing gave Patriots Challenge competitors reason for optimism for April's Patriots Challenge Weekend Series. Five fish limits became the order of the day and...

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Lake Allen Henry produces ShareLunker; Rayburn tied for second place

After 4.5 months with no entries into the Toyota ShareLunker program, Bruce Butler of Amarillo ended the dry spell with a 13.13-pound fish from Lake Alan Henry. Butler caught the season’s second...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Real Estate

***NEW CONSTRUCTION*** Rayburn Country

$129,900 Featured

New construction in the heart of Rayburn Country. Perfect for a weekend lake get-a-way with 2br 2ba, vaulted ceiling, granite counters and stained concrete floors. These new constructions do not last long. Don't let this one pass you by.

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...

RIGHT OUT OF A MAGAZINE***Beautiful Home on Corner Lot with Lake Views!

$372,000 Featured

This home is right out of a magazine. STUNNING & has BEAUTIFUL VIEWS of the LAKE! This 3BR/2BA home leaves you breathless. It is definitely one that you will want to see. Downstairs you will find the 3 BR's and upstairs you have a large awesome...

NEW PRICE***Waterfront Home on BIG OPEN WATER on Lake Sam Rayburn

$485,000 Featured Waterfront

Great Waterfront! This home has the sandy beach and views that everyone wants! Plus those SPECTACULAR SUNSETS! Renovations have been done to this home. Updates include: Fresh paint, tile & laminate flooring, updated lighting fixtures. The back...

Under Contract - Mid Lake Serenity @ Big Sam !

$240,000 Featured Waterfront

Wonderful Furnished Waterfront Home & Garage Apartment just perfectly located nestled thru the national forest in a gated community. Open concept with a gorgeous stone fireplace, and lodge ambiance. Upstairs bedrooms have their own private...

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...



Quiet cabin surrounded by the public & private hunting land of the Angelina National Forest only 5 min from multiple boat ramps on Lake Sam Rayburn. Luxury hot tub/deck under the stars, extra large BBQ pit (large enough for 2 briskets and...

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

Camp has 3 bd/2 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 with outdoor gas deep fryer and...

147 Lakehouse Lodge


Non-Smoking Country style home sleeps 12 with 5 bunk-beds (2 full over full in one room, 3 twin over full in the other) 3rd room has single full bed, and the sectional has a sleeper sofa. Guests may charge up to 10 boats, have full use...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Current Weather Alerts

Lake Sam Rayburn Weather Forecast



Hi: 81

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 53


Mostly Sunny

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Friday Night


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Mostly Sunny

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Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

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Sunday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 67

Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 5/5: 168.07 (+3.67)

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (May 4)

Water murky; 61–65 degrees; 3.28’ high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Bream are slow. Catfish are slow.

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