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Texas Team Trail Presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s Announces Championship Event set for Choke Canyon Reservoir

Event to Determine Team of the Year

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (June 22, 2020) – The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s announced its championship event is set for October 24-25 on Choke Canyon Reservoir. The two-day event wraps up the 2020 season and will determine the 2020 Lucas Oil Team of the Year.

Situated in south-central Texas, the Frio River impoundment is known as a quality bass fishery with double-digit fish reported often. All teams who entered all three regular-season events and participated in at least two are automatically qualified for the championship event. A fully rigged Ranger Z519 w/Mercury 225, valued at $50,090, is guaranteed for first place. Additionally, the second-place finishers will take home a Ranger Z518 w/Mercury 150 valued at $39,090.

The championship will also settle the Lucas Oil Team of the Year race. The Lucas Oil Team of the Year will receive custom rings and paid 2021 entry fees, courtesy of Lucas Oil. With the top-10 teams only separated by less than 100 points and double points awarded at the championship, many teams are still in contention to win the coveted title.  

Information on registration will be released in the coming months. 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, Bass Pro Shops, Ranger Boats, Lucas Oil, Duckett Fishing, Mercury, Triton Boats, Power-Pole, Nitro, Aftco, Sunline, Protect the Harvest, Garmin, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, Atlas, G-Juice, Powertex Group.

2020 TXTT scheduled events:

Championship October 24-25 – Choke Canyon Reservoir

WOODS AND PHILLIPS WIN ROUND 2 OF RAYBURN DOUBLE HEADER

Brookeland, Texas (June 11, 2020) — Persistence ranks high among the tournament angler’s requited traits and a solid stick-to-it effort by Chance Woods and Steve Phillips Jr. yielded a 25.51-pound limit that topped the June 6 Texas Team Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, at Lake Sam Rayburn.

The tournament was the second of two back-to-back events held on this Angelina River reservoir. This double-header replaced the Toledo Bend and Lake Amistad qualifying events that were postponed earlier in the season due to Covid-19 restrictions.

“We didn’t have a fish in the boat until 11 o’clock,” Woods said. “Steve caught a 7-pounder, then we had two small keepers. We were grinding; we hit some stuff and zeroed, we left and went to some other stuff that had boats sitting on it.

“So we said ‘Let’s go back to where we started. Those fish have to bite.’ We pulled up there and I catch our biggest fish (an 8.57, the tournament’s second-largest). About 10 minutes later, he hangs a 6-pounder.”

This was about 1:30 and Woods recalls the moment giving him and his teammate cautious optimism. Neither angler was ready to make any assumptions, but they certainly weren’t selling themselves short.

“I thought: ‘Well, we have a shot. We’re going to be right there with them; we’re going to scare them to death.’ Then, I caught another fish that was about 3 pounds and culled a pound and a half fish.

“We figured we had 25-26 pounds. We thought we’d be right there with them because we thought the weights would be just about the same as Friday (Kris Wilson and Harold Moore won with 26.04), but we really thought that somebody would sneak in there and beat us.”

Notwithstanding their restrained optimism, Woods acknowledges a spike in enthusiasm when his partner nabbed big’n number 2.

“We got a lot of confidence after he caught the 6-pounder,” he said. “Usually, when you catch big fish like that, a lot of times, you won’t catch another one off that same water. Sometimes you’re the windshield, sometimes you’re the bug. It was just our day today. We were very blessed.”

Fishing the mid-lake area across from the event site at Umphrey’s Family Pavilion, the winners focused on deep points with laydowns in 20-25 feet. They caught their fish on 1-ounce Jig-X football jigs with green pumpkin Berkley Chigger Craw trailers a Texas-rigged watermelon red Zoom Old Monster worms Texas rigged with 3/4-ounce weights.

Woods described the key to his team’s success: “I think it was the way that we put that boat right in the middle of those points; we threw uphill and brought it downhill. The way the wind was blowing determined how we had to set up.

“We had set up on the side, we had quartered into it, we moved to the other side. We had graphed those fish, we saw them, and we had to do whatever we could to make those fish bite.”

The most tense moment of the day was bringing a cantankerous big fish to the boat. Oddly enough, their largest was not the trouble-maker.

“Our (8.57) just kinda did her thing, but that 7-pounder Steve caught at 11 o’clock was a rodeo,” Woods said. “That fish went under the boat, came up the other side, back under the boat, around the side. We thought for sure she was going to end up in the trolling motor. The big fish was really drama free; she didn’t get crazy on us.

For their efforts Woods and Phillips earned a Ranger Z519 with a 225 Mercury. In addition, they claimed $2,085 of Anglers Advantage cash. Their total payday was $52,180.

MIRE-MATSUBU second

Catching bass on football head jigs is nothing unusual, especially on Sam Rayburn. But suspended fish? That certainly wasn’t what Brannon Mire and Ben Matsubu set out to do, but when opportunity knocked in a most unconventional way, the anglers flung open the door and welcomed a second-place limit of 23.21

Here’s how it went down. Mire and Matsubu were working brush on a large flat in the lake’s north end, but when that didn’t pan out, they started graphing the ends of the flat and points where the suspected they’d find more brush. They did, indeed, find two sweet looking structures, but this is where it gets crazy.

“Ben pulls us up on the brush pile and flips a jig into it, he took he Minn Kota Ultex off Spot Lock and as the boat backed up into about 40 feet, those fish followed us out — I guess because of the shade of the boat,” Mire said.

Coming from right off their shallow presentations, the anglers were still holding rods rigged with 5/8-ounce Talon Football jigs and Yamamoto Twin Tail Big Bite Baits Cane Thumper trailers. Seeing the fish clearly on the graph, the anglers simply dropped their baits and caught their fish while they suspended about 15 feet below the boat.

“Ben caught a 10.25 (the event’s big bass) that morning, then we went shallow because we knew there was a shad spawn happening,” Mire said. “We didn’t catch anything big, so we went back out to those brush piles to duplicate that same pattern.

“We sat on those brush piles for 5-10 minutes, took the Ultrex off Spot Lock, let the wind drift us back and those fish followed us again. They stayed on the graph and we sat there and caught probably 15 fish. It was something. This a brand new technique that we just stumbled onto.”

Odd? Yes, but who’s gonna argue with success?

For second place, Mire and Matsubu earned $8,139, which included $1,529 in Anglers Advantage cash, $1,060 for the big bass and a $250 Mercury bonus.

MADOLE-MADOLE third

Richard and Ronnie Madole didn’t catch a lot of fish, but they caught the right ones. Leveraging this quality-over-quantity outcome led them to a third-place finish with 20.94.

Fishing the upper end near the 103 Bridge, the anglers targeted a point in 11-13 feet.

“They were coming and feeding on that point early in the morning,” Richard said. “We found these fish last Saturday before cutoff. We found them at 1 o’clock; it was the last place we went to look at.

“We went to this spot first thing and they bit for about 30 minutes. We had a 6 1/2, a 4 1/2 and a 3 off that one spot. Then we had another spot around the bridge where we caught a 4 1/2 and a 2 1/2. We probably didn’t catch eight fish all day.”

Most of the Madoles’ bigger fish bit on a chartreuse/blue Strike King 6XD. The others bit a 3/4-ounce V&M football head with a tilapia color swimbait trailer.

For third place, the Madoles earned $3,930, which included a $500 Garmin bonus and a $250 Ranger bonus.

Boulware-Collins fourth, Wise-Bryan fifth

Clayton Boulware and Albert Collins weighed five bass worth 20.93 pounds, taking fourth place and earning $4,010. Behind them was Cody Wise and Zachary Bryan with 20.77 pounds. For fifth place, they earned $1,590.

Rest of the best

Rounding out the top 10 teams at the 2020 Texas Team Trail event on Sam Rayburn:

6th: Anthony Jones and Ed Melton — 20.72
7th: Kurt Luker and Jason Stovall — 19.92
8th: Alan Moore and Robert Davis — 19.41
9th: Jeff Randolph and Joe Byrd — 18.54
10th: Shaine Campbell and Chuck Ware — 18.47

WILSON AND MOORE TOP ROUND 1 OF RAYBURN DOUBLE HEADER

Brookeland, Texas (June 8, 2020) — You gotta catch five, but winning sure comes quicker when one of them is the tournament’s biggest bass. Such was the case for Kris Wilson and Harold Moore who caught a limit that weighed 26.04 pounds to win the June 5 Texas Team Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s, at Lake Sam Rayburn.

This event was the first of two back-to-back tournaments held on this Angelina River reservoir. This double-header replaced the Toledo Bend and Lake Amistad qualifying events that were postponed earlier in the season due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Outpacing the field by more than 4 pounds, Willson and Moore relied on a strategy of mobility. As Wilson explained, they committed to playing the numbers game.

“We ran around so much, we fished from above the 147 Bridge all the way to the south end and everywhere in between,” he said. “We probably fished 25 or so spots. That was pretty much our game plan; we’d pull up and try to catch the active fish on the spot and then we’d move on.

“It was a timing deal on most of these spots. The way I look at it, the more spots you hit, the more potential you have to hit one at the right time. We would run six or eight spots and not even get a bite, then we’d pull up on one and catch four or five fish.”

Noting that they bagged their big fish — a 9.16 — around 10:30, Wilson said he and Moore were targeting deep drops; some in 12-14 feet, most in 28-30. The deeper spots proved most productive and yielded the majority of their 20-plus keepers.

“We spent a lot of time on the lake, several days before cutoff,” Wilson said. “I graphed 13 hours a day for three days I didn’t event pick up a rod. Some spots had stumps, some had brush and then some had nothing; just slick points.

“There was a period of time when it got really slick calm and it seemed like we could get bites on some places with brush; but when we had a little bit of breeze, the slick spots, or the ones with just a little bit of rubble were better. In practice, the bigger fish were coming off the more obscure stuff — the spots where other people might overlook.”  

Wilson pointed to June’s lunar cycle as a significant factor in the event’s productivity: “I think the full moon had a big impact this weekend. The bite was good until around 10:30 and then we had a pretty good lull.

“We ran eight or 10 spots and only caught a couple small fish, but later in the afternoon, they started biting again. In the last 45 minutes we hit five spots and caught several fish on each one.”

Wilson and Moore caught most of their winning fish on a 3/4-ounce 6th Sense Hybrid Jig with a green pumpkin Berkley chunk. They also caught fish on a big spoon, a 6th Sense C-20 crankbait in chartreuse and blue, a hollow body swimbait and a Carolina rig with a straight tail worm.

“In most places, depending on the wind, we would position shallow, throw deep and drag uphill,” Wilson said. “The fishing pressure is so high and the fish aren’t used to seeing baits coming uphill.”

With the Texas Team Trail being required to put on a trailered take off and drive thru weigh-in, the event had a different look and feel from what anglers have come to expect. Wilson, however, said that he and Moore found this structure favorable.

“They gave you two hours to get it, so you could be anywhere on the lake,” Wilson said of the check in format. “I personally liked it. It seemed like it went smoothly and the weigh in went quicker than normal.

“Also, you got to keep your fish in the live well, so they stayed cool, rather than holding them in a tank. I think that was definitely better for the fish.”

For their efforts Wilson and Moore earned a fully rigged Nitro Z18 with a 150 Mercury. In addition, they claimed $2,370 of Anglers Advantage cash and a $1,130 Big Bass award. Their total payday was $35,495.

TURNER-MORTON second

The second-place team of Randy Turner and Justin Morton might describe their day as “made in the shade.” Comfort aside, the anglers weren’t cooling their heals; rather, they put in the work necessary to sack up a limit that went 21.90.

“Started mid lake and it just didn’t work out; we didn’t have a keeper at 8:30, so we decided to make a run up north and flip the cypress trees,” Turner said. “We fished the edges of the Attoyac River and we had a couple of spots where the fish kept reloading.

“We keyed on some shady areas up in the day. Plus, the bream were spawning, so I think the fish were using the shade for cover, but they were able to feed under there.”

Turner said he and his partner caught their three biggest fish — a 7-pounder, a 5 1/2 and a 5 — off one particular tree. They’d fish the tree, catch one, move on and fish elsewhere, then return to that magic spot and pop another good one.

Working in about 3 feet of water, Turner and Morton caught all of their weight on Texas-rigged Zoom Old Monster worms in the redbug color. They used 1/2-ounce tungsten weights and No. 5 wide gap hooks.

“You had to get your boat in a certain angle because some of the limbs were blocking your cast,” Turner said. “You had to get your bait right up against the tree.”

For second place, Turner and Morton earned $7,613, which included $1,738 in Anglers Advantage cash and a $250 Ranger Boats bonus.

BOULWARE-COLLINS third

Clayton Boulware and Albert Collins, who won the 2018 TXTT Championship on Lake Sam Rayburn, again applied their dual lifetimes of local knowledge to a run-and-run strategy that yielded a third-place limit that weighed 21.59. Boulware said they launched with the intention of cranking the motor several times and that’s exactly how their day unfolded.

“The way we fish is we hit a bunch of spots; we probably hit 15-25 spots,” he said. “We had a little milk run and you just hope that within those 15-25 spots, you’ll catch five good ones. We only had one spot where we caught more than one fish that helped us.

Fishing between the 147 Bridge and the 103 Bridge, Boulware and Collins worked both river arms and targeted a variety of offshore structure in 12-14 feet. They fished small areas of hard bottom, isolated stumps and breaks.

“We fished all natural stuff, not brush,” Boulware explained. “The fish tend to use the natural stuff year in and year out; but with the manmade stuff, if you don’t refresh it every year, they won’t come back.”

Boulware and Collins caught most of their fish on a Texas-rigged Mister Twister Hang 10 in the Red River Special color and a Big Bite B2 worm in blue fleck. They also caught fish on a 3/4-ounce Santone Football jig in the Red Beans and Carrots color with a green pumpkin Big Bite Baits College Craw Worm.

“The key was just slow presentations,” Boulware said. “We had been catching them cranking but the water has warmed up in the last week. Even with the football jig, we would take 45 seconds to a minute to get the bait through the productive spot.”

For third place, Boulware and Collins earned $5,455, which included $1,580 in Anglers Advantage cash, a $250 Nitro Boats bonus and a $250 Mercury bonus.

Phillips-Sparks fourth, Shook-Iles fifth

Clay Phillips and Russell Sparks weighed five bass worth 20.29 pounds, taking fourth place and earning $3,593. Behind them was Brian Shook and Danny Iles with 19.97 pounds. For fifth place, they earned $3,372.

Garmin Tournament Rewards

Adam Dunn & Shelby Shaw added a $500 cash prize to their check by being the highest placing Garmin user at the Sam Rayburn event. They earned $2,336 total during this event. 

Rest of the best

Rounding out the top 10 teams at the 2020 Texas Team Trail event on Sam Rayburn:

6th: Derek Taylor and Rusty Neugebauer — 19.58
7th: James Nitschke and Jason Bonds — 19.56
8th: John Cox and Dewayne Reese — 18.78
9th: Curtis Jordan and Chris Bush — 18.32
10th: Cory Rambo and Rusty Clark — 17.70

Rayburn Double Header Offers Two Shots at Stellar Fishery

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL (June 1, 2020) — The last time the Texas Team Trail presented by Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s visited Lake Sam Rayburn, that late-February event yielded a massive winning limit of 49.31 pounds. Such fireworks typically fall into the once-in-a-decade category, but while expectations for a repeat performance would be less than realistic — if for no other reason than the seasonal differences — the upcoming June 5-6 double-header is sure to showcase this powerhouse lake’s tremendous bass fishery.


First, a summary of adjustments to the 2020 season adjustments. These back-to-back qualifying events on Rayburn replace the Toledo Bend and Lake Amistad events that were postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions. The 2020 Championship has also been rescheduled to October 24-25 (location TBA).


“After intense consideration, which included respectful communication with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, we made what we believe are the most prudent decisions for the remainder of our season,” said TXTT Tournament Director Mike Hastings. “We know how much the competitive season means to our anglers and we did our best to work within the state’s guidelines to provide the best possible solution.”


LAKE PROFILE
This 114,500-acre Angelina River impoundment, originally known as “McGee Bend Dam and Reservoir” was created in 1965 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sam Rayburn Dam. September 1963 saw the name officially changed to “Sam Rayburn Dam and Reservoir”, in honor of the recently deceased Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Sam Rayburn Danny Iles of Hemphill, Texas partnered with Brian Shook to catch that monster bag during the season opener on Rayburn. He’s optimistic that Rayburn is set up for a solid two days of bass fishing.


“As of right now, the lake looks really, really good,” Iles said. “The water’s not gin-clear; it has a good fishing color to it.”

As of June 1, Rayburn’s water level was 164.32, just below full pool of 164.40. With no major rain events forecast between now and the weekend, that level should remain consistent.


This status stands in stark contrast to 2019, when spring flooding brought Rayburn’s water level approximately 10 feet above normal. Those extreme conditions forced the rescheduling of the year’s first qualifier, but anglers will thankfully find a much more stable and predictable lake for the final regular-season events.


Weather looks good, too, as Friday and Saturday show nearly cookie cutter forecasts with daytime highs in the lower 90’s, partly cloudy skies, 20 percent chance of rain and light northeast winds.


TACTICS IN PLAY
Following typical June patterns, Isles said the fish will be postspawn and likely scattered throughout the lake. In his view, anglers will be able to catch fish on a topwater bait to a big, deep diving crankbait and anything in between.


“You can catch that shallow or deep,” Iles said. “There are some fish that live shallow all year, but they’re not always easy to catch. This time of year, they’re easy to catch.”


“I think brush piles are going to play a big role and then, there’s a pretty good shallow bite too, if you don’t have a bluebird, high pressure day. It really is wide-open.”


Offshore anglers will definitely give those crankbaits a good work out, but football heads, big Texas-rigged worms and Carolina rigs could also produces. The shallow flipping game could also be a factor, along with shallow running crankbaits, frogs and Senkos.


By the first week of June, the shad spawn will likely be in the rear view mirror, but bream beds could offer a home run pattern. Finding that honeycomb pattern in a shallow, protected area will put a lot of tempting bass meals in close proximity.


This is wolf-pack time, so teams that find bream beds may also find clusters of bass patrolling the perimeter, waiting for their chance to rush in and grab a plump panfish. Prop baits, spinnerbaits, bladed jigs and swimbaits are common choices for this scenario.


“We’ll have a full moon (June 5), so that will play a role,” Iles said.


EVENT OUTLOOK
Given the time of year and Rayburn’s history cranking out big bags, Iles said he believes it will take mid to upper-20’s to win each day. He expects that nearly the entire lake will be in play, so anglers will lack not for the ability to spread out and find fish.


“I think you’ll be able to fish pretty much anywhere but the far upper reaches of the river arms; I think they’re muddied up,” Iles said. “But 85 percent of the lake is wide open.”


Strategy always matters, of course, but this double header of Rayburn events will require solid game plans with less concern for moderation and more of a step-on-the-gas approach. By comparison, a multi-day event might find anglers wisely measuring their Day 1 effort; but with two separate events, you gotta lean on ‘em.


“I think the way these are set up, if you get on something really good, you pretty much have to burn it up, whichever day you can catch ‘em in,” Iles said. “The whole goal is to win one, so there’s not whole lot to be gained by playing it safe and trying to save fish for the second day. I think you deal with the second day when you get to it.


“More than likely, you can win one (or both) events doing the same thing both days; but probably not in the same places. You might be able to run the same pattern in multiple places. You’ll either end up seeing someone with one school of fish that they catch one day, or both days, or you’ll have people that run and gun, fish 15-20 places, and catch a couple fish off each place. Those guys might be able to really well both days.”


The trailered weigh-in will also factor into time management. With teams allowed to launch at the ramp of their choice, driving distances will vary and allowing sufficient time will be crucial to making your day’s efforts count.

2020 Updated TXTT Schedule of Events

Texas Team Trail wants to host a tournament as much as our anglers want to fish a tournament; however, at this time, we do not feel that it is in the best interests of everyone who would be attending the upcoming Lake Fork event, or the local area, based on most recent Texas guidelines released and current CDC guidelines.   

After much consideration, we feel that if we wait until Phase 2 of the Texas guidelines, we will be able to host events as close to “normal” as we can for the current situation.  Our decision is based on the safety of all our anglers who travel not only from Texas but from others states as well.

As for upcoming Texas Team Trail season, we will have two qualifying tournaments on Sam Rayburn Reservoir on June 5th and June 6th.  These dates will now be host to two (2) one-day qualifying events with complete prize structure as advertised. 

The Texas Team Trail Championship event will move to later in 2020 on a date and lake to be determined.  Qualification for the Championship will now be based on three events instead of four events.  A team must pay for entry into all three qualifying events and physically fish at least two of those qualifying events in order to qualify for the Championship.

Remaining 2020 TXTT Schedule

June 5, 2020  (Friday) – Sam Rayburn – Qualifying Event

June 6, 2020 (Saturday) – Sam Rayburn – Qualifying Event

October 24-25, 2020 (Saturday-Sunday) – TBA Lake – Championship

For those teams that have pre-paid for the Lake Fork event, we will either refund your entry or move it to one of the upcoming Sam Rayburn qualifying events. Please email cschad@outdoorteamworks.com with any questions/requests on refunds/transfers.  

We look forward to seeing everyone on Sam Rayburn in June!  

Texas Team Trail Presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s Cancels Amistad Event

Amistad event cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns

Springfield, Mo. (April 2, 2020) – The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s has cancelled the Amistad event due to concerns about the Coronavirus. Originally slated for April 18, TXTT does not currently have a date rescheduled to make up the event. 

“We are monitoring the situation on a day-by-day basis and, at this time, cancelling the event is the prudent decision,” said TXTT Tournament Director Mike Hastings. “We will continue to update our TXTT anglers on the remainder of the 2020 season.”

The decision is based on recommendations from the Center for Disease Control concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation continues to develop, TXTT will provide details on future changes to the 2020 TXTT season schedule. 

Anglers with questions or anyone interested in more details 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, Bass Pro Shops, Ranger Boats, Lucas Oil, Duckett Fishing, Mercury, Triton Boats, Power-Pole, Nitro, Aftco, Sunline, Protect the Harvest, Garmin, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, Atlas, G-Juice, Powertex Group.

2020 TXTT scheduled events:

May 9 – Lake Fork

June 5 – Sam Rayburn

Championship 

June 6-7 – Sam Rayburn

Texas Team Trail at Toledo Bend Canceled, Rayburn Rescheduled

Toledo Bend event cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – The Texas Team Trail (TXTT) presented by Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s has cancelled the Toledo Bend event due to concerns about the Coronavirus. TXTT has rescheduled the second regular-season event to be hosted on Sam Rayburn on Friday June 5, the day before the TXTT Championship event, June 6-7.

“Based on direction from the Governor of Louisiana and Sabine River Authority (SRA) to not allow any event larger than 50 persons to be held, the Toledo Bend event is cancelled,” said TXTT Tournament Director Mike Hastings. “Their decision is based on recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. The SRA is following the warnings from the CDC and has issued guidance to restrict the use of SRA facilities for events consisting of 50 or more people until May. While we would like to hold the event this weekend, we also understand and respect this decision which is in the best interest to help lessen the spread of this virus.”

Information on registration and team meeting details will be release in the coming months. 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, Bass Pro Shops, Ranger Boats, Lucas Oil, Duckett Fishing, Mercury, Triton Boats, Power-Pole, Nitro, Aftco, Sunline, Protect the Harvest, Garmin, Valley Fashions, T-H Marine, Atlas, G-Juice, Powertex Group.

2020 TXTT scheduled events:

April 18 – Amistad

May 9 – Lake Fork

June 5 – Sam Rayburn

Championship

June 6-7 – Sam Rayburn

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TXTT Toledo Bend Event Cancelled

The Texas Team Trail event scheduled to take place at Toledo Bend Reservoir this Saturday, March 21, has been cancelled based on direction from the Governor of Louisiana and Sabine River Authority (SRA) to not allow any event larger than 50 persons to be held. Their decision is based on recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. The SRA is following the warnings from the CDC and has issued guidance to restrict the use of SRA facilities for events consisting of 50 or more people until May. While the Texas Team Trail would like to hold the event this weekend, we also understand and respect this decision which is in the best interest to help lessen the spread of this virus.

Texas Team Trail is working diligently to develop a plan for rescheduling this event and monitoring ongoing changes. If you have any further questions or concerns, please send an email to amandag@outdoorteamworks.com.