Port Aransas Texas – Lay of the (Is)land

| July 20, 2016

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PART I – Port A Overview 2016

I am still processing all the information in my head about the sights, sounds and pluses and minuses I found at Port Aransas, Texas, during my stay July 8 to 13, 2016. I have to say that Port A is a combination of the best that the Texas Gulf Coast has to offer, and some of the bad things the coast is faced with these days.

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The fact that there’s camping and driving on the beach of Mustang Island means there’s a mass of humanity that shows up – from the south across the bridge coming from Corpus Christi, and from inland coming across on the ferry system. And they come in this huge wave that begins Thursday and ends Saturday night and early Sunday morning. The crowd is so tuned into this timing that rentals even run their weeks from Thursday to Thursday instead of weekend checkout days! This influx of thousands and thousands of party goers … CHOOSE AN OPTION TO CONTINUE READING —



  • A Photographic Look Inside the Tarpon Inn
  • Gallery Tour – Potters on Cotter and recommended Galleries and Studio
  • Restaurants and/or Buy off the Boat?
  • Fly Fishing Port Aransas in Wind and Slack
  • New Information on Conventional Winter Gator Trout Translated to Fly
  • The Jetties & Piers


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Category: Adventure, Culture on the Skids, Destination Fly Fishing, Eating and Drinking, Fishing Reports, Fly Fishing for Redfish, Fly Fishing for Trout, Industry, Life Observed, On The Road, Paid Reading Content, Reviews, Texas Gulf Coast

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