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Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (Dec. 12)

Water stained; 70–74 degrees; 1.65’ high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Bream are slow. Catfish are slow.

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Reports (1 - 20 of 331)

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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...

VM Tournament Results

he V&M Wild Thang worm was the talk of the crowd on Sunday afternoon during weigh in. Four of the top five teams used the Wild Thang worm to earn their check. It was also the lure of choice that earned...

Outlaw Outdoors Labor Day Tournament Results

It is said that good things happen to good people, and good things definitely happened to a team of brothers at the Outlaw Outdoor Labor Day Tournament on Lake Sam Rayburn. Gene & JP Williams were heavily...

Dog Days of Summer

What’s the secret of catching bass in the summer when it’s so hot, even the dog doesn’t want to go out? Slow down the presentation: Texas angler Brad Reid recently shared a couple of secrets...

Jerk Bait or Worm?

How many can remember back to when the plastic worm made it’s first appearance on the bass fishing scene? Several of the major retailers I frequented put pint size containers out on a long table, each...

The Texscape Services 3rd Annual 4th of July Tournament

The Texscape Services 3rd Annual 4th of July Tournament is in the books with a pair of brother-in-laws taking home the victory and Pride Rods Big Bass honors. When teams started rolling in about 2 o'clock, it...

Sam Rayburn Ranked #1

Sam Rayburn Reservoir takes the crown for being the best bass lake in the nation for 2018 according to Bassmaster Magazine’s 100 Best Bass Lakes rankings. The storied Lone Star State fishery has never...

Localized College Team Tournaments

Outlaw Outdoors, one of the newest bass fishing tournaments, fishing Lake Sam Rayburn, regularly announces a new division where localized college teams can qualify for the College National...

Moore & Lohr Take Home $50,000

Twenty four teams went home with checks at Bass Champs Techron tournament on Sam Rayburn. It took about 20 pounds to earn a check. Harold Moore and Bryan Lohr hit the jackpot with their five fish limit to win...

Tips to help your fish and yourself in good health

You don’t need someone to tell you it’s hot out there, especially sitting in a boat with no shade. The following are some tips to help keep you and your fish alive during a fishing tournament,...

Lindale High School Students Reel in Big Cash

A couple of Lindale High School junior students are reeling in big cash money with their fishing rods. "I like figuring out what they are biting out on the lake," Reece Martin, Lindale High junior says....

Phillips & Saltzman Dominate

The Texscape Services Third Annual Outlaw Outdoors Memorial Day Tournament presented by Ross Motorsports is in the books with one duo dominating the other 79 teams. It started early in the morning around 7:30...

Trent Bookman and Elijah Focht finish with 28.15 lbs.

Eight area teams participated in the Texas High School Bass Association State championship at Lake Sam Rayburn May 19-20. The Whitehouse team of Trent Bookman and Elijah Focht led the area anglers in the...

Bassmaster Team Championship Results

Bassmaster team championship Sam Rayburn May 5 - Sam Rayburn @ San Augustine Park Place Angler 1 Angler 2 # Bass Pounds Winnings Points1 Andre Martin Glen Freeman 5 25.78 $2,000.00 175.782 Ben Matsubu Hannah...

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Partly Sunny

Hi: 59

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 38


Partly Sunny

Hi: 66

Sunday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 45


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 65

Monday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 44


Partly Sunny

Hi: 67

Tuesday Night

Rain Showers Likely

Lo: 49

Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 12/15: 167.28 (+2.88)

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (Dec. 12)

Water stained; 70–74 degrees; 1.65’ high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Bream are slow. Catfish are slow.