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Congratulation To River Johnson & Dalton Morton


Congratulations to River Johnson and Dalton Morton on their victory at the DETX Q3 this past Saturday. The Veteran team weighed in 19.01 lbs including a nice 5.38 lb large mouth. Second place went to Conner Canada and Kendale Pagen with 15.90 lbs and Cody Mundy and Braden Askew took third with 15.53 including the days big fish at 5.41 lbs. 

Top 10 finishes:
1 Huntington, River Johnson Dalton Morton, Big Bass 5.38, 19.01 lbs. 

2 Splendora High School, Connor Canada Kendale Pagan, 15.90 lbs

3 Broaddus HS Fishing, Cody Mundy Brayden Askew, Big Bass 5.41, 15.52 lbs.

4 Diboll HS Lumberjacks, Trent Webb Marcus Wilson, 14.28 lbs.

5 Central Heights, Jake Bostian Cody Monlezun, 13.71 lbs.

6 Youth Fishing League, Landon Goolsby Korbin Adams, 13.66 lbs. 

7 Bellville Branglers, Brayden Tramel Wyatt Schiel, 13.22 lbs. 

8 Tarkington Fishing Team, Lance Hawthorne Keaton Lambert, 13.08  lbs.

9 Shelby County, Justin Raymond Tucker Scarber, 11.95 lbs. 

10 Huntington High School, Adyson Stringer Hunter Matchett, 11.68 lbs. 

Sixty- six teams were entered with 58 teams catching fish.
Big Bass was 5.41 lbs. boated by the team of Cody Mundy and Brayden Askew of Broaddus HS Fishing. Complete results can be found at
Photos courtesy DETX

Tom Behrens has over 50 years experience in fishing and hunting across the United States. Much of this time was spent in Oklahoma and Texas where he became very familiar with the outdoor opportunities in these states. You may contact him by email at:

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Wednesday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 44

Thanksgiving Day

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Thursday Night

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Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 11/25: 159.92 (-4.48)

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (Nov. 18)

GOOD. Water stained; 68 degrees; 4.25’ low. Largemouth bass are good on crankbaits and spinners working drops, creeks, and timber. White bass are fair working points and deep brush below 24 feet. Crappie are fair on jigs in deep creek channels. Catfish are good on live and stinkbait.