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Accident Results in Death at MLF Series Event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir

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 2 weeks ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Apr 29th, 2021 at 9:01 PM

Accident Results in Death at MLF Series event on Sam Rayburn Reservoir

Advisory for Thursday, April 29

WHAT:
MLF confirmed Thursday afternoon that there was an accident resulting in a fatality at the Toyota Series at Sam Rayburn Reservoir event in Brookeland, Texas. The anglers’ family has been notified.

WHERE:
Toyota Series at Sam Rayburn Reservoir
Umphrey Family Pavilion
5438 RR 255
Brookeland, Texas 75931

NOTES:
A co-angler competing at the Toyota Series event at Sam Rayburn Reservoir died Thursday after falling from the boat. The boat was not running when the co-angler entered the water.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) recovered the body of the deceased co-angler Thursday afternoon. The incident is currently under investigation by the TPWD and San Augustine County officials. Officials have not yet released the name of the anglers involved.

Thursday’s weigh-in from the Umphrey Family Pavilion will not be live-streamed.

MLF will continue to release information as it becomes available. Updated information will also be posted on the MLF website, MajorLeagueFishing.com, as it becomes available.

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