(Mar. 26, 2013 - Umphrey Pavilion, Sam Rayburn, TX)...
Anglers Quest 2013 Sam Rayburn Saturday Team Series #4 out of The Umphrey Pavilion at Sam Rayburn, Tx began this event with 124 teamed anglers showing up to fish for the $10,700.00 purse. Any team entering 6 of the Sam Rayburn Saturday Series events will automatically qualify for the 2-day Rayburn 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 4th event of 2013 was started at 6:50 am. Sam Rayburn water was in good shape and 1.77 feet below normal pool level with water temps running 67-72 degrees. The weather at takeoff was a calm 59 degrees with a warming to 76 degrees by weigh in time. The fish catching was good on Big Sam today as there were 42 limits brought to the scales, for a total of 216 bass at 582.38 lbs making the average bass brought to the scales today weigh 2.69 lb.
The one man team of Rodney Dotson from Brookeland, Tx ran his bass rig to south lake creek areas with bedding bass to catch his bass throwing tx rigged flukes in 0-3 ft of water. Rodney managed to cull numerous times to finish in 1st place with 23.14 lbs. This win made Rodney $3000.00 for his day on the water.
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 ? oz spinner baits in 3-7 ft of water. They managed to cull several times to finish in 2nd place with 21.18 lbs. N Dee also had switched his boat insurance over to Foremost with the Salamone Agency and collected the $200.00 incentive bonus package for the 2nd event in a row. 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 $2200.00 for their day on the water.
The team of Randy Quin from Huffman, Tx & Mark Rouse from League City, Tx ran their bass rig to mid & north lake creek areas to probe the bedding areas holding bass to bring 20.95 lbs to the scales. Their largest find of the day was a fine 9.18 lber that they received the $200.00 Big Bass award with. They finished in 3rd and collected $1200.00 for their day on the water.
The one man team of Clayton Boulware from Zavalla, Tx finished in 4th with 19.82 lbs and collected $850.00. The team of Justin Burns & Richie Wagnon finished in 5th with 19.59 lbs and collected $700.00. The team of Ricky Guy & his partner Eric Hunt finished in 6th with 18.69 lbs and collected $550.00.
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 for 2nd event in a row.
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 web site.
On April 13th Anglers Quest will be at Kickapoo Bait & Tackle on Lake Livingston for the 4th of 8 Lake Livingston Saturday Team Series events. Then on April 14th A/Q will be at Lake Houston Marina on Lake Houston for the 4th of 8 Houston Individual Series events. On April 20th Anglers Quest will be back at Lake Houston Marina on Lake Houston for the 4th of 8 Houston Saturday Series events.
On April 21st Anglers Quest will be at Kickapoo Bait & Tackle on Lake Livingston for the 4th of 8 Lake Livingston Individual Series events. Then A/Q will be back at The Umphrey Pavilion on Sam Rayburn on May 4th & 5th for the 5th 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