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Ryan Pinkston and Scooter Clark win with 25.34 lbs.


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Ryan Pinkston and Scooter Clark took top honors at the Skeeter Bass Champs Team Tournament at Lake Sam Rayborn, Jan. 11, 2020.


1. Ryan Pinkston - Scooter Clark 5 fish, 25.34 lbs.

2. Chris Lewis - Keith Jones 5 fish, 23.57 lbs.

3. Dave Redington - Lee Sanders 5 fish, 22.79 lbs

4. Andrew Golden - John Barrera 5 fish, 22.60

4(5). Matthew Armand - Jarred Williams 5 fish, 22.60

6. Harold Allen - Matt Loetscher, 5 fish, 20.00 lbs.

7. Jesse Sherlock - Derrin Riddick 5 fish, Big Fish 11.66, 20.08 lbs.

8. Kris Wilson - Bryan Lohr 5 fish, 20.01 lbs.

9. Jacob Johnson - Shane Cormier 5 fish, 19.96 lbs.

10. Robert Davis - Alan Moore 5 fish, 19.04 lbs.

A complete list of all 50 entered teams can be found at 

Pinkston and Clark with a $20,000 check. They shared that the majority of their fish were caught on either a Okeechobee Craw or Bloody Craw Baby Swamp Hog.

 Photos courtesy Bass Champs



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Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 47

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 33



Hi: 51

Friday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 31


Partly Sunny

Hi: 59

Saturday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 43


Chance Rain Showers

Hi: 63

Sunday Night

Rain Showers Likely

Lo: 55

Lake Sam Rayburn Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 2/20: 164.34 (-0.06)

Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Report from TPWD (Feb. 19)

GOOD. Water stained; 57-61 degrees; 0.39’ low. Largemouth bass are good in shallower structure, slowly moving towards the spawn fishing crankbaits, worms, and spinners. White bass are fair on minnows on points and shallow structure. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs casting shallow structure and brush piles less than 10 feet. Catfish are good on live and stinkbait.