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Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb. 13)

Water stained; 57–61 degrees; 9.25’ high. Black bass are fair on chartreuse soft plastic worms and shallow running crankbaits. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp, nightcrawlers, and stinkbait.

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Reports (1 - 20 of 344)

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Rambo and Clark Take the Win

A total of 162 teams started the morning searching for at least 16 pounds of Rayburn bass at the Outlaw Outdoors Tournament. Thirty-one teams accomplished this feat. None were better than the team of Cory...

Houston Fishing Show Time Again

The Houston Fishing Show is billed as the largest consumer exhibition of its type in the country. It will fill the entire 200,000-square foot Exhibit Hall A with more than 200 fishing-related booths and...

Sam Rayburn Reservoir Set for Weekend of FLW Youth Bass Fishing Tournaments

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) is set to visit east Texas next week, Feb. 22-23, with the YETI FLW College Fishing event at Sam Rayburn Reservoir and the Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Open at Sam...

It's That Time of the Year

It’s that time of the year again when your chances of catching that trophy largemouth bass is better than any other time. Even though we are still having some cold days coming our way, the warmups in...

White Bass Run Beginning

The annual migration of the white bass, or also known as sand bass on Lake Texoma is beginning. White bass from Sam Rayburn are making their annual spawning run up the rivers and streams that feed Lake Sam...

Clark and Harvey Dominate 176 Teams

Clark and Harvey absolutely blew away the rest of the field on Sunday with their impressive stringer of 34.56 pounds. The pattern leading up to the tournament seemed to be finding a group of fish and camping...

Another Tournament Cancellation

The Southeast Texas High School Fishing Association has cancelled its Feb. 9 Tournament headquartered out of Umphrey Family Pavilion. The Association cited the lack of usable boat ramps at Lake Sam Rayburn as...

Rescheduled Fishing Tournaments

Outlaw Outdoors reported The Sweet Sixteen Sunday Series Tournament is still on go for this upcoming Sunday, January 27th. The water is going to be high and there are limited ramps. The Rat-L-Trap Open has...

Bolton Earns His First Career Victory

After fishing the FLW Tour for 23 years, competing in his 168th career event, Rapala pro Terry Bolton of Benton, Kentucky, finally got it done. Bolton earned his first career victory in a dramatic final-day...

Terry Bolton Leads in FLW Tournament

Louisiana pro Nick LeBrun – fishing in his first career regular-season FLW Tour event – brought a massive 29-pound, 2-ounce five-bass limit to the scale Thursday to vault to the top of the...

Cold, Raining and Windy

Fifty-three teams launched in the cold, rainy and windy weather at the Outlaws Outdoors New Year's Eve tournament. When the wind died down and the scales closed, the Cleveland area team of Richie Thornton and...

High Water Levels and Wintertime Temperatures to Keep Pros Guessing at Tournament

Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament fishing organization, is set to launch the 2019 FLW Tour season – the 24th season of the competitive Tour – Jan. 10-13, with the...

FLW Tournament Marshals; No More Co-Anglers

The upcoming FLW Tour events will be the first in the organization’s history with no co-angler division. FLW Tour pros will now be accompanied each competition day by a FLW Tour Marshal. Marshals can...

The Right Lure?

Sam Rayburn, Toledo Bend and Lake Fork, along with other Texas lakes, are dotted with lots of bass tournament through the year; there is something going on just about every week. Maybe some of them have...

Last Team Standing Tournament

What a difference a day can make! Sunday proved to be much better fishing for most of the anglers. When the scales closed for the 18 teams competing in the Consolation Bracket, the team of Justin Morton and...

Two Texas Teams Earn Berths to College National Championship

College teams drove from as far as 13 hours away to try to chase down a berth to The Bassmaster College National Championship. When the scales closed on Sunday, two Texas teams punched their ticket to the...

Deer Hunting Regs

Archery season for deer opened Sept. 29 and Early Youth-Only deer season is Oct. 27-28. General Gun season begins Nov. 3, continues through Jan. 6 in the North Zone and Jan. 20 in the South Zone. It's t ime to...

Outlaw Outdoors Average Joe Results

Congratulations to Derek Mundy and James Robert Mathews for bringing in the heaviest bag of fish and taking home the win with an impressive 5 fish stringer of 28.35 lbs. Derek and James Robert also took home...

Sam Rayburn Fishing Report for September 29, 2018

Water Temp.84 Normal pool 164.40 Water Clarity 2 feet The water level on Sam Rayburn is at 161.40 and is still coming up. Fall Bass fishing on “Big Sam”. We always look forward to fall fishing...

Four-Hundred ShareLunker Entries for 2018

Texas now has over 400 ShareLunker entries for 2018. Robert Crane caught his 8.3-pound "Lunker Class" bass at Oak Creek Reservoir in August. Through the middle of September, anglers entered 422 bass weighing...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Weather Forecast

Presidents Day

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 57

Monday Night

Rain Showers

Lo: 43


Rain Showers

Hi: 50

Tuesday Night

Rain Showers Likely

Lo: 44


Slight Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 58

Wednesday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 46


Rain Showers Likely

Hi: 56

Thursday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 50

Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 2/19: 172.69 (+8.29)

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb. 13)

Water stained; 57–61 degrees; 9.25’ high. Black bass are fair on chartreuse soft plastic worms and shallow running crankbaits. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows. Bream are fair on worms. Catfish are good on frozen shrimp, nightcrawlers, and stinkbait.