(Jan. 08, 2013 - Umphrey Pavilion, Sam Rayburn, TX)...
Anglers Quest 2012 Sam Rayburn Individual #1 out of The Umphrey Pavilion in Sam Rayburn, Tx began this event with 35 anglers showing up to fish for the $2220.00 purse. This 1st event of 2013 was started as a trailoring event at 6:55 am. The weigh in time was conducted at 4:00 pm. Any Individual entering 6 of the Sam Rayburn Individual Series events will automatically qualify for the 2-day Rayburn Individual Championship. The top Individual in points after the series will be declared the Angler of the Year and will be awarded free entries to all 2014 Rayburn Individual Series events. The Individuals entering all 8 Rayburn Individual series events will automatically qualify for all 3 of the Lakes Individual Series 2-day Championships. Any Individual qualifying for any A/Q Championship will be allowed to enter the "Tournament of Champions" on October 23-27 at Toledo Bend.
Sam Rayburn water was in good shape and 3.07 feet below normal pool level with water temps running 49-53 degrees. The weather at takeoff was a calm 44 degrees with a warming to 56 degrees by weigh in time. The fish catching was good on Big Sam today as there were 12 limits brought to the scales, for a total of 88 bass at 227.70 lbs making the average bass brought to the scales today weigh 2.58 lb.
Randy Quin from Huffman, Tx ran his Champion/Mercury bass rig to north lake pockets over grass to catch his bass throwing orange traps in 2-7 ft of water. Randy managed to catch 10 keepers to finish in 1st place with 20.43 lbs and made him $1000.00 for his day on the water.
Ricky Guy from Humble, Tx finished his day in 2nd with 5 bass at 15.98 lbs and collected $500.00. Keith White from Sam Rayburn, Tx finished in 3rd with 5 bass at 14.41 lbs and collected $250.00. Philip Crelia finished in 4th with 13.45 lbs and collected $135.00. Billy Cline finished in 5th, the last money spot with 13.31 lbs and also had the Big Bass of the day at 6.50 lber and collected $175.00 for his day on the water.
The entire results from this and all A/Q events put on by Anglers Quest can be viewed at the anglers-quest website.
A/Q would like to give a special thanks to our sponsors who offer the Incentive Bonus dollars for our anglers in the Anglers Quest Tournament Trail: Bowden Marine, Power Pole "Captains Cash", Solar Bat Sunglasses, Martel’s Rhino Bed Liners, Buster McNutty?s Gift Cards and PAA membership bonus. Please read the qualifications for these great incentives on our Anglers Quest website.
On January 12th & 13th Anglers Quest will be at Kickapoo Bait & Tackle on Lake Livingston for the 1st of 8 Lake Livingston Saturday Team & Individual Series events. Then on January 19th & 20th A/Q will be at Lake Houston Marina on Lake Houston for the 1st of 8 Houston Saturday Team & Individual Series events. Anglers Quest will be back at The Umphrey Pavilion on Sam Rayburn on February 2nd & 3rd for the 2nd of 8 Sam Rayburn Saturday & Individual Series events. On February 9th & 10th Anglers Quest will be back at Lake Livingston for the 2nd of 8 Saturday & Individual Series events. Anglers Quest still accepts Credit Cards. Pre enter any event and you DO NOT have to report to the A/Q bus the morning of the events. Call Mr Bill or Barbara Long at 281-852-8842 for any information or entry. 2013 schedules & results for all Anglers Quest series events are now available online at the anglers-quest website.
Anglers Quest suggest the use of these sponsors products & services: Automated Mailing Solutions, Bowden Marine Sales & Service, Buster McNuttys, Check-It Stik, City of Jasper, Tx-Chamber, City of Onalaska, Custom Built Awards, Executive Security Integrators, FishingWorld.com, Foster Fence Ltd, Freeway Truck Sales, Jasper Economic Development District #1, Kickapoo Bait & Tackle, Lake Houston Marina, Lone Star Buffet, Martel?s Welding Works, Need More Tackle, Power Pole, Rayburn Country Resort, Royal Purple Synthetic Oil, Sabine County Tourism, Solar Bat Sunglasses, Superior Paint Works Inc., The Stump Bar & Grill, Tri County Construction Co., Vincent Turf Farms,
God Bless & Good Fishing to All...
Anglers Quest, Mr Bill & Barbara Long