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Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing



Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Lake Sam Rayburn, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Largemouth Bass

  2. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 29.75% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 152 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Lake Sam Rayburn Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
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  3. Longear Sunfish

  4. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 17.81% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 91 Longear Sunfish counted.

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  5. Bluegill

  6. Bluegill

    There is a 12.92% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 66 Bluegill counted.

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  7. Gizzard Shad

  8. Gizzard Shad

    There is a 8.22% catch rate for Gizzard Shad, based on 42 Gizzard Shad counted.

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  9. White Crappie

  10. White Crappie

    There is a 5.28% catch rate for White Crappie, based on 27 White Crappie counted.

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  11. Channel Catfish

  12. Channel Catfish

    There is a 4.11% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 21 Channel Catfish counted.

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  13. Longnose Gar

  14. Longnose Gar

    There is a 4.11% catch rate for Longnose Gar, based on 21 Longnose Gar counted.

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  15. Warmouth

  16. Warmouth

    There is a 3.91% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 20 Warmouth counted.

    Lake Sam Rayburn Warmouth Counts Chart
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  17. Dollar Sunfish

  18. Dollar Sunfish

    There is a 3.72% catch rate for Dollar Sunfish, based on 19 Dollar Sunfish counted.

    Lake Sam Rayburn Dollar Sunfish Counts Chart
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  19. Spotted Bass

  20. Spotted Bass

    There is a 3.33% catch rate for Spotted Bass, based on 17 Spotted Bass counted.

    Lake Sam Rayburn Spotted Bass Counts Chart
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Recommendations above based on 20 species of fish and 511 fish counted for May around Lake Sam Rayburn.

To date, there are 27 species of fish and a total of 19666 fish counted for Lake Sam Rayburn and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 9/5/1940 (84 years).

Last Update: 5/20/2024 3:00:41 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Lake Sam Rayburn are the following:

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  4. Channel LEdge
    Channel Ledge


  5. Submerged Bridge
    Submerged Bridge


  6. Grass Beds
    Good patches of grass in here that hold bass.


  7. Bend Ledge
    Good Ledge close to the bend that holds bass.


  8. Sandy Creek Boat Ramp
    Sandy Creek Boat Ramp


  9. Hurricane Bayou Submerged Bridge
    This submerged bridge in the Hurricane Bayou is a good place to hunt for winter or hot summer day bass.


  10. RAMP


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Top Lake Sam Rayburn Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Sam Rayburn Marina Resort
    We are a pet free resort located 2 miles east of the dam on the beautiful Sam Rayburn Reservoir.

  2. Need More Tackle
    Needmore Tackle Store is your full service tackle store on Lake Sam Rayburn! We've got everything you need for a day on the lake for fun, or the next big tournament! Tackle and gear, guide servic

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Top Lake Sam Rayburn Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Mudfish Adventures
    Come ride with me to experience the mudfish adventure on Toledo Bend. It’s not just a fly fishing trip, it’s the adventure. Every day is different and nothing is routine. Ever catch a Big Bass on a top water hair popper, with a fly rod!

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Top Lake Sam Rayburn Marinas

  1. Sam Rayburn Marina Resort
    We are a pet free resort located 2 miles east of the dam on the beautiful Sam Rayburn Reservoir.

  2. Jackson Hill Marina


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