Sam Rayburn Reservoir

San Augustine - Texas


  • 825 catches

  • 2K+ followers

  • 492 spots

This huge, fertile body of water is a largemouth haven and regarded by many as one of the top bass lakes in Texas, if not the nation. Some local experts believe the first 20-pound fish swims in this water. Crappie are a favorite and all three species of c...

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Sam Rayburn Reservoir Fishing Reports

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  1. went out late caught 6 - 3 on the as rigged brush hog, 2 on frog, 1 on lipless crank bait. caught them in 3-12 ft of water some outside hay grass line some way up ...more in it.

    2 lb. 8 oz. 17 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Nice one John!!!🐟🎣
  2. Caught 5 on bone colored Whopper plopper, I figured out late that they were only in the Cypress trees

    3 lb. Largemouth Bass with a Bone color Whopper plopper

    1. A lot of beat up fish right now, they are starting to feed a lot
    2. Karen daniel 0
      Makes it interesting lol that fish looks pretty beat up too.
    3. @Karen, yes it is! I thought it was about to start falling but we got another hard rain yesterday afternoon so maybe not. It is a little over 6 ft high right now.
    4. Karen daniel 0
      The lake is already up that high again? Great job finding them. I love the cypress trees!
    5. @Capt. Morris, yep I figured out they were under the Cypress trees that were flooded. In about 7 ft of water. We are about 6 ft over full again. Rain just keeps ...more coming .
    6. Thanks guys and gals!!😁
    7. nice
    8. Debbie F 0
      Whopper plopper 👍🎣! Nice Shawn!
    9. PLOPPER POWER!!!!! Very nice Shawn! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
    10. Nice work Shawn. Establish a pattern:))
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  3. 4 lb. 9 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Strike King Denny Brauer Premier Pro-Model Jigs

    1. sweet...
    2. Nice one John!
    3. john chandler 0
      caught a lot of fish biggest was 4.8 lbs, caught almost all of them on a green pumpkin jig with watermelon red trailer. A couple of them on a chatter bait.
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  4. 1 lb. 8 oz. 12 in. Largemouth Bass

  5. 2 lb. 6 oz. 16 in. Largemouth Bass

  6. went this afternoon and caught a little dinner

    Black Crappie with a Road Runner Original Jig Heads

    1. What time is the fish fry? Nice catch John!🎣👍🏻👍🏻
  7. 3 lb. Largemouth Bass

    1. Debbie F 0
      @Shawn and Ftzhn, getting new gear. It can't be my fault! 😀 Seriously, thanks for the tips! Be posting my hogs soon!
    2. @Debbie, check your hooks, make sure the hook point hasn't rolled or gotten damaged.
    3. Very nice Shawn! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
    4. Derek Stitt 0
      Nice one Shawn
    5. Debbie F 0
      Nice catch Shawn! I cant seem to keep my bass hooked these days. Well done 😀👍
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  8. caught on a popping frog, before a front

    3 lb. Largemouth Bass with a Frog

    1. Nice work Buddy!!!
    2. Very nice Shawn! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
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  9. 3 lb. 8 oz. Largemouth Bass

    1. Jerry Parsley 0
      Nice bass Steven!
    2. Nice!👍🏻🎣
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