Water Body Records for Sabine River

Updated August 4, 2017

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Weight Records

This page ranks weight records caught by rod & reel, fly rod and bow fishing. All-Tackle rankings are displayed on a separate page.

All-Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, Hybrid Striped 15.21 0.00 May 15, 1992 Tadd Jennings  
Bass, Largemouth 3.68 20.00 May 11, 2013 Paul W. Crochett Jr. top water jig 
Bass, Paradise 3.08 17.00 Mar 24, 2005 Richard Wisher crawfish 
Bass, Striped 43.31 44.00 Jan 27, 1990 Ronald G. Kirkland  
Bass, White 4.04 20.00 Mar 19, 2010 Ben Cornelius minnow 
Bass, White x Yellow 3.49 16.75 Mar 9, 2009 Suzanne Lang road runner 
Bass, Yellow 3.46 17.50 Mar 12, 2009 Butch Koehler rat-l-trap 
Buffalo, Smallmouth 28.63 29.50 Dec 31, 2006 Kevin Dudo Roadrunner 
Catfish, Blue 55.90 48.25 Jul 1, 2012 Hayden Stallings cut bait - perch 
Catfish, Channel 9.60 29.00 Feb 20, 2016 Kevin Dudo  
Catfish, Flathead 35.50 0.00 Oct 6, 1990 Douglas Creech  
Crappie, White 2.40 15.75 Mar 1, 2007 Jane Gallenbach  
Drum, Freshwater 23.22 33.00 Jun 20, 1998 Steven Grantham  
Gar, Spotted 1.56 21.25 Jun 30, 2005 David Beck minnow 
Jack, Crevalle 31.88 46.25 Apr 19, 2006 Darren Craig frozen shrimp 
Fly Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, White 3.06 17.25 Feb 17, 2016 Larry Hartley clouser 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Buffalo, Smallmouth 92.00 48.00 Mar 22, 1999 Kent McDowell
Carp, Common 38.00 37.00 May 12, 1997 Kent McDowell
Carp, Grass 65.00 50.75 Apr 23, 2008 Joseph Mabry
Drum, Freshwater 20.00 30.00 May 9, 1997 William Ruth
Gar, Alligator 245.19 94.00 May 19, 2015 Michael Hutto
Gar, Hybrid 88.00 80.50 Apr 21, 2016 Rodney Watson III
Gar, Longnose 49.50 66.50 May 3, 2016 Michael Hutto
Gar, Spotted 7.90 35.00 Jun 17, 2006 David Cundieff Jr.

Note: Bow fishing for blue, channel and flathead catfish was legal only from September 1, 2006 to August 31, 2008. Applications for bow fishing records can no longer be accepted for these species.

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Weight Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, White x Yellow 2.85 16.50 Feb 24, 2008 Charity Lee jig 
Bass, Yellow 2.38 16.00 Mar 11, 2006 Zach Wise road runner 
Catfish, Blue 55.90 48.25 Jul 1, 2012 Hayden Stallings cut bait - perch 
Catfish, Channel 1.48 17.50 Feb 26, 2007 Haley Pyle green jig 
Crappie, White 1.96 15.75 Mar 31, 2007 Diziree Dickey road runner with minnow 
Drum, Freshwater 1.13 14.00 Feb 26, 2007 Haley Pyle green jig 
Bow Fishing
Species Weight Length Date Angler
Buffalo, Smallmouth 43.00 35.00 Mar 16, 2008 Hunter Holder
Carp, Common 26.00 35.00 Mar 16, 2008 Hunter Holder
Gar, Alligator 125.00 78.00 May 18, 2008 Hunter Holder

Catch and Release Records (by length)

All Ages

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, White 17.25 Feb 17, 2016 Larry Hartley Fly Rod, clouser 
Catfish, Blue 46.50 Jan 2, 2010 Jace Swonke hog meat 
Fly Fishing
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Bass, White 17.25 Feb 17, 2016 Larry Hartley clouser 

Junior Angler

Rod & Reel
Species Length Date Angler Bait or Lure
Catfish, Blue 46.50 Jan 2, 2010 Jace Swonke hog meat