Lake Sam Rayburn

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Moore & Lohr Take Home $50,000


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:

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 over $50,000.

The first team to breach twenty pounds was Sammy Christian and Allan Shivers. Their biggest fish weighed 8.50, and their limit hit 24.22 lbs to set the bar in both categories. Lee Batson and Jason Greer came in with their catch and heaved their biggest to the scales. It weighed 10.92 lbs! Adding the rest of their catch, they took over the lead with 25.06 pounds.

Harold Moore of Caldwell, TX and Bryan Lohr of Lumberton brought in a huge sack. While it was filled with big chunky bass, none of them would hit over ten pounds to check for the Big Bass category. The first part of the day they caught their fish on 6th Sense C-25 crank baits. Later they moved to structure using a ¾ with a ¾ ounce 6th Sense jig. Lohr caught their biggest fish on a Carolina rig.

Jesse and Brandon Moody of Apple Springs, TX hit 2nd place overall having 27.96 pounds throwing a 6th Sense C-15 crank bait. Their big fish was weighed 9.52 pounds.

Lee Batson and Jason Greer, both of Heath, TX held onto a 3rd place win with a catch of 25.06 lbs. The fished brush piles, using a 6th Sense Hybrid jig. Greer landed the big bass (10.92 lbs) at 9:00. ig Bass.

The rest of the top 10:
4th $5,000 24.93 lbs David Curtis & Mark Mueck
5th $3,000 24.76 lbs James Chumley & William Flournoy
6th $2,500 24.51 lbs Terry Stevens & Daniel Metreyeon
7th $2,000 24.22 lbs Sammy Christian & Allan Shivers
8th $1,600 23.18 lbs Ricky Collins & Johnny McKee
9th $1,300 22.70 lbs Todd Driscoll & Shawn Malone
10th $1,150 22.45 lbs Bobby Vice & Ricky Guy

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Lake Sam Rayburn Weather Forecast


Partly Sunny

Hi: 90

Wednesday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 74


Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 89

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 70


Partly Sunny

Hi: 89

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 71


Partly Sunny

Hi: 90

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 68

Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 5/22: 169.66 (+5.26)

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (May 15)

Water stained; 67–71 degrees; 2.83’ high. Black bass are slow. White bass are slow. Crappie are slow. Bream are good on worms.