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Favorite Season of the Year

Every person who hunts or fishes has special season(s) of the year that are their favorite. For example, the freshwater angler can’t wait for the spring largemouth bass fishing. The saltwater angler...

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Crappie Fishing on Area Lakes

Crappie are being taken on traditional crappie baits … jigs and minnows. On the deeper impoundments the fish have been found suspended in 30 feet of water, about 14-16 feet from the surface. You can...

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Resweber and Norris Qualify for 2020 Carhartt Bassmaster

Braxton Resweber, the St. Martinville Louisiana bass angler and his UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns Bass Fishing Team partner, T.J. Norris of New Iberia, had a solid five-bass limit in the livewell, weighing...

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Hill and Frazier Win Outlaw Angler of the Year

The team of Tommy Hill and Bubba Frazier captured Team of the Year for Outlaw Outdoors Fishing Tournaments. The second place team of Will West, Jr and Dean Ady, Jr was on their heels as was the third place...

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Bond and Castledine Strike Again

Seventy-two teams enjoyed the awesome weather on Sam Rayburn while not only taking part in The Outlaw Outdoors November Open Tournament, but also helped make Christmas better for a lot of kids in Jasper...

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Waterfowl Hunters Reminded to Help Prevent Spread of Giant Salvinia

AUSTIN –With duck hunting season getting underway in most of the state in early November, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is reminding waterfowl hunters to clean, drain and dry boats and...

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Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has announced the 14 lucky winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts, which were selected at random from entries in the drawing. All told,...

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Get Ready for Late Fall and Winter Crappie Fishing

As the winter approaches, the crappie should start moving upriver and stream channels in Texas’ large water impoundments, locating on underwater brush or other structure. Some will prefer bridge pilings....

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Deep East Texas High School Fishing Tournament Results

High School youth from all over East Texas teamed up to fish in the Deep East Texas Qualifier 1 on Lake Sam Rayburn, Oct. 12, 2019. Jace Lindsay and Jaxon Evans, students at Beckville High School, took first...

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Antlerless White-tailed Deer Hunting Opportunities Expanded for 2019-20 Season

AUSTIN – White-tailed deer hunters in 41 Texas counties in the Blackland Prairies and Post Oak Savannah ecoregions will see expanded opportunities to take antlerless deer during the 2019-20 season,...

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Taste for Soft Plastics

It looks like it’s getting that time of the year when jigs, worms (big) are the choice of bass. The lures that caught winning fish at FLW Tournament on Grand Lake in Oklahoma were mostly an assortment of...

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Schott and Schott Win Average Joe Tournament

Mother Nature gave the anglers an almost perfect day for the Outlaw Outdoors Average Joe Tournament. Seenty-nine teams decided to forego the opening weekend of bow season and opt to fish the Average Joe...

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Whew ...

When fishing for catfish remember: “The worse it smells, the better.” When I lived in Oklahoma City, a friend and I would have it all set up to leave from work on Friday afternoons, heading to Ft...

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Freeman Wins Two-Day T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Event on Sam Rayburn

BROOKELAND, Texas (Sept. 23, 2019) – Boater Glen Freeman of Zwolle, Louisiana, brought a two-day total of 10 bass to the scale weighing 43 pounds, 13 ounces, to win the two-day T-H Marine FLW Bass...

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Carroway and Reese Go Two for Two

There is something about the V&M Baits Tournament that brings out the best in Roy Carroway and Dewayne Reese. In the 2018 V&M Tournament, this duo weighed in 25.48 pounds to handily win the event by...

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Guilott and Hensley Dominate Labor Day Tournament

According to some, Rayburn has been fishing tough and being stingy. Howard Guilott and Brad Hensley did not get the memo. Their THREE fish limit weighed 22.68 pounds leaving them over 6 pounds heavier than the...

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Green Wing Teal Populations Up; Blue Wing Teal Populations Down

This year’s annual duck survey released by U.S. Fish & Wildlife estimates the breeding duck population at 38.9 million, about a 6 percent decrease from last year’s count of 41.19 million. The...

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Kill Switches

Beginning Sept.1 operators of any power boat measuring 26 feet or less and equipped with an emergency engine cut-off switch will be required to make certain the switch is functional and have it attached and...

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Don't Forget Hunter Safety Certification

Now is the time to complete the Texas Hunter Safety Course and receive your Hunter Education Card. Most hunters today require a hunter education certificate before they can buy a hunting license. The Hunter...

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New Hunting Season Dates and Regulation Changes

Mark your calendar, hunting season dates for 2019-2020 are now set, including these season openers: Dove: 9/1 all zones, special regulations apply in South ZoneArchery: 9/28White-tailed deer: 11/2 What's...

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Lake Sam Rayburn Weather Forecast

Monday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 75

Monday Night

Rain Showers Likely

Lo: 47

Tuesday

Rain Showers

Hi: 47

Tuesday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 35

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Hi: 55

Wednesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 36

Thursday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 54

Thursday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 39


Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 12/9: 161.91 (-2.49)