(Feb. 25, 2013 - The Umphrey Pavilion, Sam Rayburn, Tx)...
Anglers Quest 2013 Sam Rayburn Saturday Team Series #3 out of The Umphrey Pavilion at Sam Rayburn, Tx began this event with 122 teamed anglers showing up to fish for the $10,650.00 purse. Any team entering 6 of the Sam Rayburn Saturday Series events will automatically qualify for the 2-dayRayburn Championship. The top team in points after the series will be declared the Team Anglers of the Year and will be awarded free entries to all 2014 Rayburn Saturday Series events. The teams entering all 8 Rayburn Saturday series events will automatically qualify for all 3 of the Lakes Saturday Series 2-day Championships. Any team qualifying for any A/Q Championship will be allowed to enter the "Tournament of Champions" on October 23-27 at Toledo Bend.
This 3rd event of 2013 was started at 6:35 am. Sam Rayburn water was in good shape and 2.07 feet below normal pool level with water temps ranning 56-58 degrees. The weather at takeoff was a calm 39 degrees with a warming to 80 degrees by weigh in time. The fish catching was good on Big Sam today as there were 44 limits brought to the scales, for a total of 242 bass at 654.36 lbs making the average bass brought to the scales today weigh 2.70 lb.
The team of N Dee Williams from Cushing, Tx & Jeff Wise from Lufkin, Tx ran N Dee’s Ranger/Evinrude bass rig to mid lake creek areas over grass to catch their bass throwing Stanley 1/2 oz spinner baits in 7-10 ft of water. They managed to cull numerous times to finish in 1st place with 25.24 lbs. N Dee also had just switched his boat insurance over to Foremost with the Salamone Agency and collected the $200.00 incentive bonus package. The team wanted to give special Thanks to The Boat Center at Lake Palestine for the awesome service in preparing their Ranger for this event. This win made them $3200.00 for their day on the water.
The team of Matt Thrash from Lufkin, Tx & Daniel Blanton from Huntington, Tx ran their bass rig to mid & north lake creek areas to probe the ditches, drains & points with grass using their rods & reels tipped with Traps to bring 22.78 lbs to the scales. They finished in 2nd and collected $2000.00 for their day on the water.
The team of Danny Iles from Hemphill, Tx & Matt Morrison from Houston finished in 3rd with 20.00 lbs and collected $1000.00. The team of Daniel Metreyeon from Beaumont, Tx & Michael LaFleur from Orangefield, Tx finished in 4th with 19.90 lbs including the Big Bass of the event at 9.34 lbs and collected $1000.00. The Owner of The Stump Bar & Grill team of Mike Taylor & his partner Bob Brown finished in 5th with 19.08 lbs and collected $650.00.
There were 12 places paid in this event. The entire results from this and all A/Q events put on by Anglers Quest can be viewed at the anglers-quest website.
The Sam Rayburn Resort is now giving away to 1st place out of the money a Stay & Play package valued at $200.00 for each of the Rayburn team events.
The Foremost Insurance Group through The Salamone Agency in Jasper & Kirbyville, Tx has come on board with A/Q to offer a great incentive bonus program for owning a Foremost policy...check out the details on our site. N Dee Williams was the $200.00 bonus winner at this event.
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, The Foremost Group..ie The Salamone Agency, The Sam Rayburn Resort, 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 March 9th Anglers Quest will be at Kickapoo Bait & Tackle on Lake Livingston for the 3rd of 8 Lake Livingston Saturday Team Series events. Then on March 10th A/Q will be at Lake Houston Marina on Lake Houston for the 3rd of 8 Houston Individual Series events. On March 16th Anglers Quest will be back at Lake Houston Marina on Lake Houston for the 3rd of 8 Houston Saturday Series events. On March 17th Anglers Quest will be at Kickapoo Bait & Tackle on Lake Livingston for the 3rd of 8 Lake Livingston Individual Series events. Then A/Q will be at The Umphrey Pavilion on Sam Rayburn on March 23rd & 24th for the 4th of 8 Sam Rayburn 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, Foremost Insurance Group, 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