Sam Rayburn Reservoir

San Augustine - Texas


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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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  1. caught 20 of these little guys this mourning. up in creek .full of grass . started off with a 214 senko. water was very stained. so I switched to black and blue ...more fleck.never caught any biggins !!

    1 lb. 13.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a black @ blue fleck senko

  2. Caught a couple of three pounders late this afternoon/ early evening. I seen this lure on a tv pro show . (4 .7/ 8 in.) slow retrieve. it has a more subtle effect/ ...more less noise. going across the water than whopper plopper. so far so good . shad are large this time of year.

    3 lb. 19.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Livingston Walking Boss

    1. nice. catch
  3. 5.86 lb. large mouth .with watermelon red uv vibe worm ( magnum ).in (heavy) grass 6- 8ft. I lift the bait high and let it drop on slack line .until it finds a ...more hole and drops down . make Sure to Watch your Line . I never felt this fish hit the bait .just saw my line moving out .I use chartreuse/ yellow braid .@ 8ft, 20 lb test flouro leader . Dont Forget to Dip The Tail Chartreuse !

    5 lb. 10 oz. 22.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a UV Vibe worm

  4. caught this 4lb plus @ 2 more 3.88/ 3.72 dragging a bone colored whopper plopper over Heavy Grass .4- 8 ft . ain't nothing like a Heavy Strike ! smashing that ...more top water bait !!

    4 lb. 15 oz. 21.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a whopper plopper

  5. caught this nice one on a 1.5 squarebill. fishing close to the bushes .late evening. 2ft.water.

    2 lb. 5 oz. 20.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a 1.5 Squarebill

  6. nice fish in creek bed . as you go back in the creeks . check side imaging for fish hiding / laying just out side of the creek . I know some of these fish look ...more the same. but I haven't had time ( between fishing and taking care of my 90 yr.old mom ) to go get a scale . so I just measure . ;)

    3 lb. 20.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a whopper plopper

  7. caught 20 on bone colored whopper plopper. 2 ft of water / flats . near creek channel. late evening .5-9 pm. I catch just as many fish in the evening as I do daylight ...more .

    2 lb. 16.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a whopper plopper

  8. caught 20 of these little guys . watermelon red uv vibe worm.( large size) I put 1/2 oz.weight on. fishing heavy grass. make a long cast .and reel up ( fast three ...more turns ) and let fall and repeat . also u can pull ( reel) it through the gras .same way with rod down reel three turns and stop .repeat . through the grass .

    1 lb. 14.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a u v vibe worm

  9. 6 lb. 5 oz. 260 in. Largemouth Bass

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    4. Nice hawg Christian, View & Join us at: EastTexasAnglers.com
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  10. I'm guessing at the weight. mayby a little heavier. here ya go. I trig a 214 sinko .with a light worm weight 1/8 oz. 2' water .in the middle of grass . dont ...more forget to dip the tail. chartreuse/ spike it. ;) I normally throw 2# baits this time of year. on any lake . trig 214 sinko. @ carolina rig with a Kinky beaver. dirty sanches. good luck !!

    7 lb. 5 oz. 26.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a trig sinko

    1. Really nice bass Steve. Check out EastTexasAnglers.com

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