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Individual -Sam Rayburn

by: Barbara Long,

Angler of the Year, Mr. Clayton Boulware is phenomenal. He brought 5 bass to the scale that weighed 21.58 lbs.
Photo by Angler's Quest
(Feb 24, 2016 - Lake Sam Rayburn, TX)

Twenty-six Individuals came out to fish on Big Sam Sunday, they caught 14 limits and 82 fish that weighed a total of 221.65 lbs.

The AQ Angler of the Year, Mr. Clayton Boulware is phenomenal. He brought 5 bass to the scale that weighed 21.58 lbs. Clayton reported catching his fish 12-16 feet deep on Fat Free Shad,a Big Bite Kreit Tail Worm and a Flash Mob Jr. He would like to thank his sponsors, Lews, Big Bite, Pradco, Costa, Tracker Boating Center, Nitro, Mercury, Stanley Jigs & Spinner baits, and a special thanks to his lovely wife Elizabeth and his amazing children. Clayton took home the first place check for $540.00.

2nd place was held by Mike Needham with 5 fish that weighed 21.37 lbs. Mike reported catching his fish mid-lake in 3-4 feet of water on Texas rigged baby Brush Hogs & Swim Jigs out of his Skeeter/Yamaha rig. Mike won $340.00 for his day on the lake.

3rd place was held by Mr. Tommy Hill. His 5 fish weighed 17.78 lbs with an awesome 7.76lb kicker fish. Tommy reported catching his fish in 8-12 feet of water on a Carolina Rig out of his Bullet/Mercury rig. Tommy took home a total of $420.00. and he would like to thank Ms. Penny for all of her love and support.


Mr. Clint Kirby came in 4th place with a limit that weighed 15.25 lbs. Clint reported catching his fish mid-lake on a Rattle Trap, Sinkos and a Deep Lil'in out of his Blazer/Mercury rig. Clint won $130.00.

And Mark Richard got his entry fee back $75.00 for the 5th place and last money spot.

I would like to Thank ALL of the Fishermen and women who come out and support Anglers Quest. I know there are a lot of different tournaments out their for you to fish, and I appreciate you choosing to fish with me.  Also a great Big Thank You goes out to all the sponsors: Crawford Technical Services, Custom Built Awards, Executive Security Integrators Inc.,, Jasper County Development District #1, Kickapoo Bait & Tackle, Lake Houston Marina,  Rayburn Country Resort, Superior Paint Works, and Vincent Turf Farms.

I’d like to invite you all to come fish with Anglers Quest !!!  See ya in the Weigh-In Line !!!!!

Anglers Quest,  Tournament Director
Barbara Long