UPCOMING EVENT: TOYOTA SERIES - 2020 - Ft. Gibson

Johnston wins Stren Series event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Sweet taste of victory

Sweet taste of victory

JASPER, Texas – “When it’s your time, it’s your time.” Those were the wise words of Stephen Johnston, who finally earned the Stren Series victory he’s been hunting for so long, and he did it close to home at the Texas Division event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir with an astonishing four-day weight of 70 pounds, 2 ounces. READ MORE »

Kerry on!

Kerry on!

JASPER, Texas – Despite a little slip on day three, co-angler Kerry Barnett of Waldron, Ark., picked things back up Saturday, bringing in a limit weighing 13 pounds, 9 ounces to take home his first Stren Series victory in decisive fashion with a four-day total weight of 52 pounds, 8 ounces. READ MORE »

Traffic jam

Traffic jam

JASPER, Texas – It was the coldest morning yet of the four-day Stren Series Texas Division event, but the top 10 finalists were bundled up and raring to go. However, they weren’t alone. Judging by the boats dotting the landscape this morning, there is another obstacle they’ll have to overcome today – boat traffic. READ MORE »

Johnston leads Stren Series event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Even Stephen

Even Stephen

JASPER, Texas – Proving that bass fishing is a sport that no one can predict, numbers were down a bit today at the Stren Series Texas Division event on Sam Rayburn. Stephen Johnston of Hemphill continued to dominate with a 14-pound catch that brought his three-day total to 52 pounds, 1 ounce. READ MORE »

Gloom but no doom?

Gloom but no doom?

JASPER, Texas – With cold air temperatures and the finest of mists spraying competitors’ faces, day three of the Stren Series Texas Division event on Sam Rayburn kicked off under decidedly gloomy conditions. But as any angler will tell you, sometimes the best fishing comes on the nastiest days. READ MORE »

Johnston leads Stren Series event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Wham, bam, thank you, Sam

Wham, bam, thank you, Sam

JASPER, Texas – Some had predicted the bite on Sam Rayburn would be even stronger today, and those projections turned out to be very true, as Stren Series Texas Division competitors hauled in 1,131 bass weighing more than 2,683 pounds on the second day of competition. READ MORE »

In front of the front

In front of the front

JASPER, Texas – With another day of mild temperatures on the horizon, Stren Series Texas Division competitors can look forward to another day of good fishing on Sam Rayburn. In fact, No. 20 pro Craig Workman says the bite might be even better Thursday than it was yesterday. READ MORE »

Haralson leads Stren Series event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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Charles in charge

Charles in charge

JASPER, Texas – Though only one competitor broke the 20-pound barrier today, it was still the kind of day that gives Sam Rayburn its reputation, as 180 Stren Series Texas Division pros and 154 co-anglers caught nearly 2,200 pounds of bass on day one. Leading them all is Laredo pro Charles Haralson. READ MORE »

Get while the getting's good

Get while the getting's good

Sam Rayburn is known to many as a big-bass factory, but weather patterns have both stymied and stimulated the bite in recent days. With a warming trend over the past few days, now is the time to take advantage of Rayburn’s generosity, because according to pro Jim Tutt of Longview, Texas, it’s get while the getting’s good. READ MORE »