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Greg Fenn & Mark Thompson WIN!!

Anglers Quest Rayburn Saturday Team #5

by: Bill & Barbara Long, Anglers Quest

1st- Greg Fenn & Mark Thompson
Photo by Anglers Quest
2nd - Mike Nedham
Photo by Anglers Quest
(May. 05, 2013 - Umphrey Pavilion Sam Rayburn, Tx)

Anglers Quest 2013 Sam Rayburn Saturday Team Series #5 out of The Umphrey Pavilion at Sam Rayburn, Tx began this event with 78 teamed anglers showing up to fish for the $6610.00 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 5th event of 2013 was started at 6:05 am. Sam Rayburn water was in good shape and 1.77 feet below normal pool level with water temps running 64-66 degrees. The weather at takeoff was a very windy 37 degrees with a warming to 75 degrees by weigh in time. The fish catching was good on Big Sam today as there were 23 limits brought to the scales, for a total of 127 bass at 280.59 lbs making the average bass brought to the scales today weigh 2.20 lb.

The team of Greg Fenn from Broaddus, Tx & Mark Thompson from Lufkin, Tx their bass rig to north lake areas with to catch their bass throwing tx rigged flukes in 5-10 ft of water. They managed to cull a couple times to finish in 1st place with 15.35 lbs. This win made them $2500.00 for their day on the water.

The team of Mike Needham from LaPorte, Tx & Todd Gualandri from Friendswood, Tx ran Mike's bass rig to mid lake creek areas over grass to catch their bass throwing Stanley 1/2 oz spinner baits in 3-7 ft of water. They managed to cull several times to finish in 2nd place with 14.55 lbs. This finish made them $1250.00 for their day on the water.

The father & son team of Stan & Steve Burgay from Timpson, Tx ran their bass rig to mid & north lake creek areas to probe the grassy areas holding bass to bring 14.26 lbs to the scales. They finished in 3rd and collected $700.00 for their day on the water.

The team of Charles Ford from Jasper, Tx & Ron Risenhoover from Lufkin, Tx finished in 4th with 14.01 lbs and had the Big Bass of the event at 6.59 lbs. Charles & Ron both had recently purchased Foremost insurance from the Salamone agency and collected the Bonus of $200 each making them $1165.00 for their day on the water. They also wanted to Thank their sponsors Viscious Line, Bass Kandi Lures, Daiichi Hooks, Castaway Rods, Interstate Batteries,The Tackle Monkey, Performance Marine Propellers, Champion Boats & Honda Marine. The team of N Dee Williams & Jeff Wise from Lufkin, Tx finished in 5th with 13.77 lbs and collected $500.00. The team of Brian Branum & Keith White finished in 6th with 13.50 lbs and collected $400.00.

There were 7 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. Charles Ford & Ron Risenhoover both were the $200.00 bonus winners at this event making them an additional $400.00.

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 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 May 7th & 14th Anglers Quest will be at Lake Houston Marina on Lake Houston for the 7th & 8th of 23 Lake Houston Tuesday Series events. Then on May 18th A/Q will be at Kickapoo Bait & Tackle on Lake Livingston for the 5th of 8 Livingston Saturday Series events. On May 19th Anglers Quest will be at Lake Houston Marina on Lake Houston for the 5th of 8 Lake Houston Individual Series events. On May 21st A/Q will be at Lake Houston for the Tuesday night event and then on May 25th Anglers Quest will be back at Lake Houston Marina on Lake Houston for the 5th of 8 Houston Saturday Series events. On May 26th Anglers Quest will be at Kickapoo Bait & Tackle on Lake Livingston for the 5th of 8 Lake Livingston Individual Series events. Then A/Q will be back at The Umphrey Pavilion on Sam Rayburn on June 1st & 2nd for the 6th 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 web site.

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,, 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
3rd - Steve Burgay
Photo by Anglers Quest
4th & 6.59 Big Bass - Charles Ford
Photo by Anglers Quest