Sam Rayburn Reservoir

San Augustine - Texas


  • 814 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

Recently shared catches and fishing spots

  1. 11 oz. 7 in. Hybrid Striped Bass with a Lil George

  2. 1 lb. 9 oz. 13 in. Largemouth Bass with a Crank Bait

  3. 2 lb. 15 in. White Crappie with a Live minnows

  4. Weather not cooperating on the weekend, but managed one good one 4.5lbs on a double fluke rig with a white fluke.

    4 lb. 9 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Fluke

    1. nice one
    2. Thanks Tim.
    3. Tim Drawdy 0
      Nice one Shawn
    4. @Max, it is easiest to use a spinning rod for the double fluke rig, in med or med/heavy. The big ones can get you wrapped up in the grass so 30 lb braid for main ...more line and 20 lb flouro for leaders. Try it out in your part of the US it should work well.
    5. @Robert, we are getting some heavy rains and lots of lightning today. Guess it's a good time to watch the Masters tournament.πŸ˜”πŸ˜”
    6. Double fluke rig is a fluke on a leader that is tied to a barrel swivel then tied to main line, with a barrel swivel that can slide up the main line also with a ...more leader and a second fluke. You can look on you tube and see it also. You twitch it through the hay grass. It is deadly on bass this time of year.
    7. Max Cobb 0
      Double fluke? What's that?
    8. Very nice Shawn! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» Weather definitely not getting any better for you!😟😟😟
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  5. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

    1. Tim Drawdy 0
      Awesome bass congrats!!!
    2. Nice catch!πŸŽ£πŸ‘πŸ»
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  6. Fluke over grass flat.

    6 lb. 15 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Fluke

    1. Tim Drawdy 0
      10-4 I'm gonna try it next catch😁.I tell ya I've been in a slump lately last 3 times I've been I haven't even got a bump but you know how it goes.
    2. Tim you just have to know how to long arm them.
    3. Tim Drawdy 0
      Boy it sure looks bigger than 6 poundsπŸ˜„
    4. Tim Drawdy 0
      Nice catch !!!
    5. Mccurley Matt 0
      Nice looking bass. What depth?
    6. Tim Drawdy 0
      Nice catch Michael !!!
    7. Scott Sorrell 0
      Nice solid bass
    8. Lazarus Burns 0
      Nice πŸ‘Œ
    9. Nice one!!
    10. That's a good one!πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    11. nice catch πŸ˜€
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  7. We caught a lot of fish today no big ones. caught them on redeye shad, brush hogs, spinner baits. My son caught a little bit of everything today on a redeye large ...more blue cat, white bass, crappie. and of course bass.

    2 lb. 5 oz. 17 in. Largemouth Bass with a brush hog

    1. Sounds like a good day!!🎣🎣
  8. Not a great picture, but notice the black spots on the fins and tail, caught on a 1/2oz white spinner baits over a creek bed

    Largemouth Bass with a spinner bait

    1. I am using a half ounce spinner baits with a single Colorado blade, letting it sink near bottom then slow roll it and stop occasionally. Strikes usually come on ...more the pauses. No trailer, just a trailer hook. Using both white/chartreuse and chartreuse with gold blade.
    2. Eric Rooney 0
      Do you let the lure fall before starting your retrieve? Slow rollin it in? Been trying to get myself to throw them off the bank but my patience gets to me sometimes. ...more Trailer?
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  9. Arigs and spinner baits in 8 to 12 ft over a creek.

    3 lb. 1 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Arig

    1. We were 66 before this front. It may knock it back a few degrees.
    2. Eric Rooney 0
      Dang. Much further along than our North Texas Lakes. What's the water temp!?
    3. I am catching some of both! But most are done!!!
    4. Charley Young 0
      Nice fish Shawn! Are they pre-spawn or post-spawn?
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