Fishing & Boating News

Texas Team Trail Presented by Cabela's Opens Season on Sam Rayburn

by: Blue Heron Communications,

(Jan 16, 2016 - NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL) The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Cabela's will host its first regular-season event of the 2016 tournament season on Saturday, Jan. 30, at Sam Rayburn Reservoir. The iconic Texas fishery is situated between Beaumont and Longview and remains one of the most popular destinations in the world for competitive bass fishermen.
 
Registration for the event is already underway - anglers can secure an opportunity to pre-fish Friday, Jan. 29, by completing their registration online or via phone prior to midnight on Thursday, Jan. 28. Additionally, all anglers that pre-register online at www.texasteamtrail.com will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Cabela's gift card.   
 
The Sam Rayburn event is the first regular-season event of four 2016 qualifying events that guarantee a fully rigged, 18-foot boat, motor, trailer package as first-place prize. The winning anglers at Sam Rayburn will walk away with a brand-new Triton 189TRX with a 150HP Mercury valued at $28,495.
 
In addition to the payout, the event offers anglers an unprecedented opportunity in terms of sponsor bonuses and television coverage. The budget-friendly $250 entry fee, plus multiple contingency programs and a guaranteed, over-100% payback at every event provides tremendous value to the weekend angler.
 
On-site registration is set for Friday, Jan. 29, from 3-6 p.m. at Umphrey Pavilion (5438 RR 255 West, Sam Rayburn, TX 75951). At least one team member must attend, as boat numbers will be assigned during this time. The tournament will launch Saturday, Jan. 30, at safe light from Umphrey Pavilion and weigh-in will begin at the same location at 3 p.m.
 
Anglers with questions or anyone interested in more details on the event are encouraged to visit www.texasteamtrail.com or call 210-281-1752 or 210-788-4143.
 
Texas Team Trail events are made possible through the sponsorship and continued support of these well-respected brands: Cabela's, Ranger Boats, Lucas Oil, Evinrude, RAM, Mercury, Minn Kota, Triton Boats, Power-Pole, Amphibia, Arctic Ice, Stratos Boats, Lowrance, Navionics, Protect the Harvest, BoatU.S., General Tire, SuperClean, Mustang Survival, Garmin, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, Atlas, G-Juice, Powertex Group.  
 
2016 TXTT scheduled events:
 
January 30 - Sam Rayburn Reservoir
February 20 - Toledo Bend
March 19 - Richland Chambers Reservoir
April 16 - Lake Texoma

Championship - May 14-15 - Ray Roberts Lake