Sam Rayburn Reservoir

San Augustine - Texas


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  • 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. Caught 6 today on gold rattle traps over 7 ft grass and one out of a brush pile in 30 ft on an ole monster worm.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Nice work Shawn πŸ‘πŸ‘
  2. Caught em on c-rigs today, I know they look the same but they were most that size.

    Largemouth Bass

    1. Very nice Shawn! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
  3. Another from today on rattletraps and a-rig

    17.0 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Thanks Capt!
    2. Thanks all! Robert it was cool by your standards but dang cold by Texas standards😬
    3. nice work Shawn πŸ‘πŸ‘
    4. Looks sunny and warm... except for that coat! 🀣🀣🀣 Another nice one Shawn. πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    5. Debbie F 0
      Nice one Shawn πŸ‘
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  4. caught ten on rattletraps and a-rig

    16.0 in. Largemouth Bass

    1. Thanks Robert!
    2. Awesome Shawn! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  5. Caught several on 5xd çhartreus blue back, in about 12 to 14 feet.

    16.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Crankbait

    1. Derek Stitt 0
      Nice job
    2. Thanks everyone!
    3. Charley Young 0
      Alright we will Shawn. They’re going to allow trailering bc of the weather.
    4. Nice work Shawn πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    5. Nice work Shawn πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    6. Be safe Sat their forcasting severe storms. Rayburn can turn dangerous very quickly.
    7. Charley Young 0
      Yes I am. Thanks Shawn. It’s my first time to bass fish on Rayburn. My friend that I’m fishing with has fished it some.
    8. Debbie F 0
      I'll take those any day! Nice Shawn πŸ‘
    9. Nice catches Shawn! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    10. Charley are you fishing it? If so wish you luck!
    11. No not this time. Thanks!
    12. Charley Young 0
      Nice job Shawn! Are you fishing Bass Champs Saturday?
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  6. caught out of brush pile in 20ft on ole monster worm

    16.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a ole monster worm

    1. carl schulze 0
      nice fish shawn
  7. Caught several on Arigs and rattle traps over short hydrilla in 6 to 10ft

    16.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a A rig

    1. carl schulze 0
      nice fat fish
    2. Nice little chunk Shawn! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    3. Debbie F 0
      Nice Bass Shawn!
    4. Ted ODell 0
      Awesome catch, congratulations.
    5. Nice work ShawnπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  8. C-rigs and Tx rig 10 in worms in brush piles, one on the left was my only frog bite right at dark

    48.0 Largemouth Bass

    1. Yes it was Debbie!
    2. Debbie F 0
      Nice day of fishing Shawn! πŸ‘πŸŽ£
    3. Yes it was! The fall is my favorite time to fish. The bass are really strong and feeding up for winter.
    4. Rich Pardy 0
      Nice day of bassin brother!!
    5. Still searching Capt. I know I am around them. Just have to fool one!
    6. keep that up and you find that 10 lber!!! nice work buddy
    7. Way to go Shawn.
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  9. Caught 8 on c-rigs and cranks in 20 ft on points. Fishing is getting better as the water starts cool.

    Largemouth Bass with a Carolina rig

    1. Rich Pardy 0
      Not yet, we are actually still pretty warm but its coming!!
    2. Thanks Rich! Are you ice fishing yet?😁
    3. Rich Pardy 0
      Nice bass Shawn!!
    4. Thanks guys!!πŸ‘Š
    5. Buddy Pierce 0
      that’s a nice one Shawn!!!
    6. there it is!!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘Š
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Nice one Shawn! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  10. 6 lb. 1 oz. Largemouth Bass with a VMC Stand Up Shaky Head Jigs

    1. Voyen MIller 0
      Nice keep up the good work
    2. Bill Fussell 0
      great fish!!!! I needed one like that Sunday on Rayburn
    3. William Tarbox 0
      WELL DONE!!!
    4. Karen daniel 0
      Thanks everyone! It was a fun day!
    5. Scott Sorrell 0
      That's a nice one
    6. Charley Young 0
      Good one Karen!
    7. Robert Coleman 0
      Beauty! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    8. nice Bass Karen πŸ‘
    9. Melissa Norris 0
      Nice catchπŸ˜€πŸ˜
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