Sam Rayburn Reservoir News

5/21/2018 7:05:00 PM
Palestine Herald-Press
Even the team that finished last — Corey Gaston and Jesse Bosher from Grand Saline — caught two fish weighing more than three pounds during this two-day state tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. “It's the first time ever at the state tournament that ...

5/19/2018 12:54:00 PM
Palestine Herald-Press
All of the four fishing teams were involved in pre-fishing on Friday at Sam Rayburn Reservoir, site of the tournament. Pre-fishing is essentially another word for “practice.” “In my opinion, it's the No. 1 lake in the state of Texas,” said Eddie ...

4/25/2018 8:43:00 PM
Palestine Herald-Press
Currie and Royse are the first-ever duo in school history to qualify for the Texas High School Bass Association state meet set for Sam Rayburn Reservoir in May. “I am beyond excited for them,” said Cayuga fishing team advisor Erika Goolsby.

4/21/2018 5:03:00 PM
The Dallas Morning News
"He taught me everything I know." They compete in several team tournaments on a number of lakes, but their primary focus is on Sam Rayburn Reservoir, perhaps the hottest lake in the state right now. There, they have established themselves as a team to beat ...

4/18/2018 9:17:00 AM
Palestine Herald-Press
Adair will be able to rejoin Huff at the state tournament, which is set for May 19-20 at Sam Rayburn Reservoir with Cassells-Boykin Park in Zavalla serving as the weigh-in site. A couple of teams finished just outside qualifying as Oakwood's Trisdon Bynum ...

4/9/2018 9:11:00 AM
Houston Chronicle
She caught the fish during the 2nd annual Stanley Burgay Memorial Bass Tournament held at the Cassels-Boykin Park in Zavalla, Texas on the Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Spriggs submitted the fish for inspection as part of the agency's Toyota ShareLunker Legacy ...

4/5/2018 6:55:00 PM
North Texas e-News
Austin – Sam Rayburn Reservoir produced the final Toyota ShareLunker Legacy Class largemouth bass entry with just hours left in the 2018 donation season March 31. Angler Stacy Spriggs of Huntsville caught the 13.06 pound, 27 inch Legacy Class lunker ...

4/3/2018 3:42:00 PM
Lone Star Outdoor News
Stacy Spriggs of Huntsville caught a 13.06 pound, 27 inch largemouth bass during the Second Annual Stanley Burgay Memorial Bass Tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir March 31. She was fishing a Carolina rig in 8 feet of water. “When I set the hook I knew ...

4/2/2018 12:40:00 PM
KBTX
AUSTIN – Sam Rayburn Reservoir produced the final Toyota ShareLunker Legacy Class largemouth bass entry with just hours left in the 2018 donation season March 31. Angler Stacy Spriggs of Huntsville caught the 13.06 pound, 27 inch Legacy Class lunker ...

3/26/2018 12:45:00 PM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
The foundation has two marquee fishing tournaments — one at Sam Rayburn Reservoir March 28-31 and another in Wabasha, Minnesota, June 15-17. “The Reel ‘Em In Foundation’s mission is to positively impact those in need through partnerships with ...

3/26/2018 12:45:00 PM
Tyler Morning Telegraph
The foundation has two marquee-fishing tournaments — one at Sam Rayburn Reservoir March 28-31 and another in Wabasha, Minnesota, June 15-17. “The Reel ‘Em In Foundation’s mission is to positively impact those in need through partnerships with ...

3/7/2018 11:47:00 PM
Louisiana Sportsman
He and Harris, who lives in Chatham, stopped in at Caney on their way to Sam Rayburn Reservoir. They met at the boat launch at 6:30 a.m. “We were both coming to Rayburn, so we went down there Monday and it was just a show-out day,” Freeman said.

3/6/2018 6:46:00 AM
BassResource.com
Newberry Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir Dicky Newberry won FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Cowboy Division tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir BROOKELAND, Texas (March 5, 2018) – Boater Dicky Newberry of Houston, Texas, caught ...

3/5/2018 12:56:00 PM
BassResource.com
Marks Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir Marks Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division Tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir BROOKELAND, Texas (March 5, 2018) – Boater Phil Marks of Dallas, Texas, caught five bass ...

2/20/2018 10:08:00 PM
BassFan
Only two of the three scheduled days were contested at last week’s Sam Rayburn Reservoir Southwestern FLW Series, as a thick blanket of fog enveloped “Big Sam” on Saturday and just wouldn’t dissipate. Even had the top 10 been allowed to fish ...

2/18/2018 3:26:00 PM
BassFan
A dense fog on Sam Rayburn Reservoir forced the cancellation of the final day of competition Saturday at the FLW Series Southwestern Division opener on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Dry Prong, La. resident Kevin Lasyone, who led the first two days of competition ...

2/18/2018 3:26:00 AM
BassResource
Fog Cancels Day Three, Lasyone Declared Winner at FLW Series Tournament on Sam Rayburn A dense fog forced the cancellation of the final day at the FLW Series Southwestern Division tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. JASPER, TEXAS (Feb. 17, 2018 ...

2/9/2018 2:56:00 PM
BassFan
An early version of the ToadRunner was used by Christie last year at the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest at Sam Rayburn Reservoir, where he finished 7th. "Being able to adjust the tail to trigger strikes under different conditions is a game changer," said ...

1/27/2018 9:00:00 AM
Madison.com
It just wasn’t meant to be.” Craig and Lambert claimed second at the 2017 Central Regional just down the road at Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Pair that with a great track record and a top 12 at the 2017 national championship and this duo will be one to watch ...

1/11/2018 3:23:00 PM
Denton Record-Chronicle
For each documented catch, the angler gets another chance at the final prize drawing. The odds-on favorite lunker lakes are Toledo Bend Reservoir, Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Lake Fork and Falcon International Reservoir, but 68 public water bodies have produced ...

1/9/2018 3:34:00 PM
San Antonio Express-News
The lanky Hux is probably in a bass boat as you read this, practicing in preparation for his first collegiate fishing tournament at Sam Rayburn Reservoir this week. Hux didn’t fish until first grade, around the time his family moved from Tyler to New ...

1/8/2018 5:26:00 PM
The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
Marks Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Sam Rayburn Phil Marks won the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. BROOKELAND, Texas (Jan. 8, 2018) – Phil Marks of Dallas, Texas, caught a five-bass limit weighing 27 pounds ...

12/27/2017 12:56:00 PM
The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
Some lessons are learned the hard way. “But then, I got badly beaten on Sam Rayburn Reservoir by a Texas angler who was great at flipping. This was back when we used to have draw tournaments and fish against one another in the boat. I vowed right there ...

12/21/2017 10:00:00 PM
BassFan
Toledo Bend touched off a run of six straight top-20 finishes that included a win at the first Toyota Texas Fest at Sam Rayburn Reservoir along with back-to-back 3rd-place finishes in New York at the St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain. He took over the points ...

12/2/2017 2:34:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
"Topwater fishing is good - really good - for the first couple of hours, just like it has been for the past two months," said Will Kirkpatrick, longtime guide on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. Kirkpatrick has had best success working walk-the-dog surface lures (he ...

11/28/2017 10:04:00 PM
BassFan
He has five victories in FLW events, including three Series wins, all of which occurred at either Sam Rayburn Reservoir or Toledo Bend Reservoir in east Texas. In 62 career FLW tournaments, he's been a top-10 finisher in 22 of them, which translates to a stout

11/23/2017 11:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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11/20/2017 10:01:00 AM
United States Army
FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, through a special use permit is allowing the temporary use of approximately 1.70 million gallons of water from Sam Rayburn Reservoir for pipeline testing. The water will be used ...

11/19/2017 2:32:01 AM
Watertown Daily Times
Brandon Palaniuk of Hayden, Idaho, is the top-ranked young angler on the Elite trail. He caught more than 93 pounds of bass to win the Sam Rayburn Reservoir event in Texas in May. Other accomplishments for the year included third-places finishes on the St ...

11/16/2017 10:03:00 PM
BassFan
He collected checks in the two Texas-based tournaments (Toledeo Bend and Sam Rayburn Reservoir) in addition to an 18th-place finish at the Classic at Lake Conroe, but an 83rd at Lake Dardanelle bumped him back to the 80s in points. He had top-50 showings ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/15/2017 9:25:00 AM
Scout
It results in the clearest, sharpest on-screen images ever seen. B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year Brandon Palaniuk gives credit to MEGA Imaging for his 2017 victory at Sam Rayburn Reservoir, saying “I found brush piles that other guys drove right past with ...

11/7/2017 10:27:00 PM
thefishingwire.com
collegiate anglers nationwide are able to register for the first Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series event of the 2018 season - the Texas Lunker Challenge presented by Mossy Oak Elements - on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing ...

11/6/2017 9:46:00 AM
BYM News & Magazine
collegiate anglers nationwide will be able to register for the first Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series event of the 2018 season - the Texas Lunker Challenge presented by Mossy Oak Elements - on Sam Rayburn Reservoir. The Cabela's Collegiate Bass ...

11/6/2017 9:34:00 AM
Insurance Journal
The residents of Orange County, about 95 miles east of Houston, say the Corps released water from a dam on the Neches River and from the Sam Rayburn Reservoir on Aug. 30. The lawsuit filed on Nov. 1 in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims says the houses had ...

11/5/2017 10:01:00 PM
BassFan
I still debated about it, but I followed His lead and now I’m doing it.” Castledine is best known for his tournament prowess at places like Sam Rayburn Reservoir and Toledo Bend. Soon, he’ll have to get accustomed to figuring out a new lake in the ...

11/3/2017 7:37:00 PM
The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
The inaugural Bassmaster Texas Fest benefiting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department was held in May on one of the best-known and most popular tournament fisheries in the United States: Sam Rayburn Reservoir near Lufkin, Texas. The 2018 edition of the $1 ...

11/3/2017 3:23:00 AM
WRAL
The residents of Orange County, about 95 miles (152 kilometers) east of Houston, say the Corps released water from a dam on the Neches (NAY'-chis) River and from the Sam Rayburn Reservoir on Aug. 30. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in the U.S. Court of Federal ...

11/3/2017 12:01:00 AM
thefishingwire.com
Brandon Palaniuk, pictured above, won the first Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest on Sam Rayburn Reservoir in May 2017. Photo by Seigo Saito/B.A.S.S. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The inaugural Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest benefiting the Texas Parks and Wildlife ...

11/2/2017 2:26:00 PM
Washington Times
The residents of Orange County, about 95 miles (152 kilometers) east of Houston, say the Corps released water from a dam on the Neches (NAY’-chis) River and from the Sam Rayburn Reservoir on Aug. 30. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in the U.S. Court of ...





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