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Outlaw Outdoors 4th of July Tournament Results

Clayton Boulware and Albert Collins take first place in the Outlaw Outdoors 4th of July Tournament held on Lake Sam Rayburn. The top 10 finishers: 1. Boulware-Collins, 3 fish, 16.81 lbs. 2....

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Public Hunt Drawings

Start making plans for the upcoming hunting season - apply for Drawn Hunts now. The Public Hunt Drawing System provides opportunities to apply for a wide variety of high-quality hunts across the state,...

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Trophy Catfish Lakes

Four options being considered for changes to catfish regulations, based on the observation that more anglers are willing to release fish to catch trophy fish. Options are: one for quality fisheries; one for...

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Techron TX-Shootout Results


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Media Bass Tournament Results

June 13 - Sam RayburnAt Cassels-Boykin Park 1 Danny Cross Lufkin, TX 5 18.56 $500.00 168.562 Clay Phillips Huntington, TX 5 14.24 $250.00 163.243 Jeff Fisher Flint, TX 5 13.97 $153.00 161.974 Kent Graham...

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Drifting For Catfish

It’s getting to be that time of the year again when drifting for catfish works great on any lake that has a good population of catfish, and that just about includes all of lakes in Texas. Some of the...

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Outlaw Outdoors Father's Day Tournament Results

The team of Derek Mundy and River Mundy took home $2,250 for finishing first and another $500 for Big Bass, 9.97 lbs. The top ten finishes were: 1. Derek Mundy-River Mundy, 3 fish, 23.28 lbs. 2. Shawn...

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Outlaw Team Results 6/20/20

Wesley Dawson and Teddy Cloide take home top prize in the Outlaw Outdoors Team Series tournament, 06.20.20. The top ten teams were: 1. Wesley Dawson-Teddy Cloide, 29.97 lbs., $10,000 2. Ed Melton-Anthony...

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Flukes For Bass in Late June

A creative angler is always looking for the edge that will help him or her catch more fish. Take for example the popular Fluke manufactured by Zoom. Fluke baits are long, narrow plastic bass lures with a soft,...

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Outlaw Outdoor Average Joe Tournaments Results

AVERAGE JOE RESULTS LADKE SAM RAYBURN ... June 13, 2020Number of anglers: 202Winning Team: Keith Keele & Jerrel PringleWinning Weight: 18.42 poundsWinning Prize: $3,000Prize Pot Winners:Ryan Ross &...

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Team Wilson/Moore Wins Texas Team Trail Tournament

Kris Wilson and Harold Moore weighed 26.04 pounds to win the second regular-season event of the Texas Team Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's (TXTT) June 5 on Lake Sam Rayburn. The anglers won a...

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Tyler Ousley Wind $1,500 at First Jackpot Summer Series

Congratulations to Tyler Ousley of Lumberton, TX for winning the first Big Bass Splash Jackpot Summer Series with a 7.38 lb bass and taking home $1500. Walter Land of Cleveland, TX takes 2nd place with a 7.13...

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Media Bass Team Tournament Results

Twenty-five anglers received checks at Media Bass Team Tournament on Sam Rayburn Lake, June 6. Place Angler 1 Angler 2 # Bass Pounds Winnings Points1 Lee Saenz Bobby Barreraz 5 17.84 $2,000.00 167.842 Jerry...

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National Fishing & Boating Week; Free Fishing Saturday, June 6

National Fishing and Boating Week will take place June 6-14th, 2020. On Saturday, June 6, anyone can fish recreationally without a license in Texas. Boating and Fishing are fun, stress-relieving activities...

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Evinrude Outboard Engines are History

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), maker of Evinrude Outboard engines, announced May 27, 2020 it will discontinue production of Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines. BRP says it remains committed...

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Jace Lindsay and Jaxon Evans Deep East Texas High School Fishing Anglers of the Year

Beckville’s Jace Lindsay and Jaxon Evans have the right formula for winning. They are the Deep East Texas High School Fishing Series Anglers of the Year. That gives them a shot at BASS Master High School...

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Check the Trash Barrels

After a good day on the lake, your putting everything in the right place, making sure the boat is secure. A part of my end of trip ritual was gathering up all the used or discarded soft plastic worms,...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Campgrounds Reopening

SOUTHEAST TEXAS — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin a phased reopening of campgrounds across Texas. In Southeast Texas, the Corp of Engineers oversees campgrounds at Lake Sam Rayburn and Dam...

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Tournaments Returning to Texas Lakes With Some Adjustments

The Tournaments are beginning to return to Texas lakes, but with revised dates and "social distancing" instructions. The following information are rules set by Bass Champs (May 16 Lake LBJ) and Outlaw...

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Crappie on the Move

According to the fishing reports, crappie fishing is rated good in just about all the lakes in Texas. Terry Sympson at Jackson Hill Marina on Sam Rayburn Reservoir recently reported that 16 year old Kobe Shird...

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Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 87

Tuesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 75


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 92

Wednesday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 76


Partly Sunny

Hi: 93

Thursday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 76


Mostly Sunny

Hi: 95

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 77

Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 7/7: 163.37 (-1.03)