Shrimpers seek safety

With Tropical Storm Fernand in the southwest Gulf of Mexico, 30 shrimpers have sought safe harbor in Conn Brown Harbor in Aransas Pass.

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Spring 2019

Spring has sprung in my coastal world, the North Bay area of the Coastal Bend. Texas is well known for its spring bluebonnets and Indian paintbrush with well-publicized Bluebonnet Trails. But there are many lesser known places to explore.  Look for the other spring flowers and enjoy listening and watching the birds.

Are you ready?

Do you love spending quiet time with a line in the water, enjoying the Gulf breeze while waiting for a bite? Maybe you’ve thought about meeting other anglers or even fishing competitively.

Shrimp boats fill docks in Conn Brown Harbor

Anyone who goes to Conn Brown Harbor this weekend may be surprised to see the large number of Gulf shrimp boats which are now docked. During the Texas Shrimp Season, these boats visit the harbor regularly to bring their catch to Erickson & Jenson Shrimp Packers but usually only two or three will be docked at the same time. On Wednesday, August 9, 15 shrimpers were counted with some tied alongside another boat.

Vets Fishing with Vets

Vets from the surrounding area will be at Redfish Bay Boathouse on Conn Brown Harbor beginning Friday, May 19 when registration begins at 5:00 p.m. The teams will be on the water Saturday morning at 6:00 a.m. or later if they sleep in. The opening ceremonies Friday evening are open to the public. The Veteran's … Continue reading Vets Fishing with Vets