Water Body Records for Sam Rayburn

Updated October 6, 2014

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Weight Records

This page ranks weight records caught by rod & reel, fly rod and bow fishing. All-Tackle rankings are displayed on a separate page.

All-Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Hybrid Striped 11.58 27.25 Apr 6, 2005 John Olive Carolina rig 
Bass, Largemouth 16.80 28.75 May 31, 1997 Tommy Shelton chartre/white 3/4 bulldog 
Bass, Spotted 5.50 27.25 Feb 14, 1987 Curt E. Smith  
Bass, White 4.75 22.50 Jul 17, 2010 Marc Shaw minnow 
Bass, Yellow 1.78 14.88 Dec 13, 2012 Brandon Domangue jigging Spoon 
Bluegill 0.71 10.25 Jun 14, 2007 Tyler Hutchison worm and bobber 
Bowfin 10.13 29.00 Oct 23, 1995 Lewis Byers  
Buffalo, Bigmouth 58.75 40.75 Jan 29, 1994 Allen Chesney  
Buffalo, Smallmouth 81.00 44.00 May 19, 2001 Dwayne Pavlock  
Bullhead, Black 1.46 15.13 Feb 17, 2007 Randall Bradfield night crawler 
Carp, Common 27.00 36.50 Apr 18, 2004 Jim Welborn bread 
Catfish, Blue 53.00 0.00 Mar 6, 2006 Michael McDonald live waterdog 
Catfish, Channel 6.69 24.50 May 26, 2001 Willie Richardson  
Catfish, Flathead 74.09 45.00 Apr 18, 2010 Mikal Sampson zoom centipede 
Crappie, Black 2.15 17.00 May 1, 2007 Ricky Ethridge 1/8 oz. jig 
Crappie, White 2.94 17.00 Mar 28, 1995 Paul Burleson  
Drum, Freshwater 6.20 21.00 Mar 24, 2007 Randall Bradfield crawfish 
Gar, Alligator 192.00 93.00 Apr 21, 2007 Ariel Drewery Flat Shad Rattle Trap 
Pickerel, Redfin 0.55 13.75 Apr 6, 2009 Douglas Wright crankbait 
Sunfish, Hybrid 0.52 8.25 Jun 1, 2014 Lucy Ray worm 
Sunfish, Redbreast 0.57 9.38 Apr 10, 2005 Randall Bradfield live shad 
Sunfish, Redear 0.60 9.50 Mar 5, 2006 Randall Bradfield night crawler 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Largemouth 4.62 21.00 Mar 12, 2012 Mark Chamblee deer hair popper 
Bass, Spotted 0.80 13.00 Sep 30, 2000 Billy Autery  
Bass, White 1.55 17.00 Oct 10, 2001 Billy Autery clouser 
Catfish, Channel 5.70 24.00 Jan 26, 2013 Will Jones clouser 
Crappie, Black 1.30 13.50 Oct 1, 2000 Billy Autery clouser minnow 
Crappie, White 1.30 15.00 Oct 1, 2000 Billy Autery clouser minnow 
Drum, Freshwater 1.35 15.50 Sep 30, 2000 Billy Autery clouser 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Buffalo, Bigmouth 65.00 40.00 Aug 2, 2005 Keith Riehn
Buffalo, Smallmouth 84.00 48.00 Aug 17, 2005 Kevin LaForge
Carp, Common 26.50 39.75 Jun 20, 2009 Zach Kinsey
Carp, Grass 84.00 47.75 May 8, 2008 Scott Henslee
Gar, Alligator 244.50 97.75 Aug 4, 2005 Keith Riehn
Gar, Longnose 41.00 58.50 Jun 1, 2002 Robbie Woods

Note: Bow fishing for blue, channel and flathead catfish was legal only from September 1, 2006 to August 31, 2008. Applications for bow fishing records can no longer be accepted for these species.

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Hybrid Striped 2.95 21.00 Jun 21, 2007 Nicholas Montano minnow 
Bass, Largemouth 11.57 28.25 Apr 23, 2005 Brandon Adams Berkley Power worm 
Bass, Spotted 4.10 19.50 Sep 18, 2010 Tanner Moreno topwater 
Bass, White 2.18 16.75 Apr 20, 2008 Hunter Muncrief roadrunner 
Bass, Yellow 0.98 12.13 Mar 13, 2011 Hunter Boren rattle trap 
Bluegill 0.71 10.25 Jun 14, 2007 Tyler Hutchison worm and bobber 
Catfish, Blue 6.92 26.00 Nov 9, 2013 Emily J. Baker kidney 
Catfish, Channel 3.16 0.00 Apr 17, 2011 Cord Copley earth worm 
Catfish, Flathead 52.00 43.25 Mar 25, 2011 Blake Terry jigging spoon 
Crappie, Black 2.12 15.50 May 30, 2009 Ross Brusenhan minnow 
Crappie, White 1.58 14.88 Apr 10, 2010 Jordan Stoyanov  
Drum, Freshwater 2.40 16.50 May 11, 2013 Aaron Caudle  
Gar, Alligator 192.00 93.00 Apr 21, 2007 Ariel Drewery Flat Shad Rattle Trap 
Sunfish, Redbreast 0.45 8.50 Jun 14, 2008 Hunter Muncrief red eye shad 
Sunfish, Redear 0.27 7.63 Jun 9, 2012 Branden Ringham nightcrawler 
Warmouth 0.40 8.25 Mar 28, 2008 Blane Morrow soft plastic worm 

Catch and Release Records (by length)

All Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Spotted 19.50 Sep 18, 2010 Tanner Moreno topwater 
Bass, White 15.00 Sep 17, 2010 Donald Crain crank bait 

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Spotted 19.50 Sep 18, 2010 Tanner Moreno topwater 

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