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#11428752 - 02/21/16 01:44 PM Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas
JackandDiane Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/31/16
Posts: 8
Any recommendations on a good boat ramp to use to get out to the gulf in Port A?

Thanks,

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#11429178 - 02/21/16 06:35 PM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
Jeffj88 Offline
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Registered: 04/10/14
Posts: 5
The main one in marina works just fine and it's free

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#11430018 - 02/22/16 07:29 AM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
BODA Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/10/14
Posts: 220
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
get there EARLY if its a weekend, that launch will be an absolute zoo on the weekends as the weather gets nicer, and get ready for amateur hour

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#11430025 - 02/22/16 07:32 AM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
Ambassador84 Offline
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Registered: 02/03/11
Posts: 3018
Loc: San Antonio
Conn Brown...theft was an issue there but I haven't used that one in quite awhile. It's about a 10 minute boat ride up the channel to get to the jetties. The public ramp on the island is nice, but can get a little crowded even though there are 4 ramps.
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#11430134 - 02/22/16 08:25 AM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
capt grumpy Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/14/06
Posts: 926
Loc: west tx
I have never had problems with public ramp during the week, 2 ramps on left are deep water ones on right are less slope easer to load bay boat.

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#11430323 - 02/22/16 09:28 AM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
BODA Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/10/14
Posts: 220
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
and unless youre staying on the island somewhere, dragging your boat on the ferry is a little unnerving (for me atleast) I would launch somewhere else and head out via Packery (again just preference)

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#11431241 - 02/22/16 03:00 PM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
Grinder55 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/21/13
Posts: 752
Loc: Rockport, Texas
Conn Brown is quick n' easy and has plenty of parking and live bait
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#11437278 - 02/24/16 07:22 PM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
Baffinboy Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/21/15
Posts: 35
Loc: San Antonio
The public ramp in Port A, right next to the ferries. Tons of Ramps and tons of parking

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#11477887 - 03/14/16 09:42 PM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
barryfish Offline
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Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 1106
How long is the journey to get to the gulf if you don't launch from port a? Where would the best place be to launch then?

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#11478239 - 03/15/16 05:35 AM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
jtwhites85 Offline
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Registered: 01/03/07
Posts: 85
Loc: Houston, TX
Conn Brown is 9 miles to the jetties. An easy run and a great ramp IMHO.
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#11478380 - 03/15/16 08:03 AM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
barryfish Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 1106
Thanks, how far is the blue water from the jetties?

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#11478896 - 03/15/16 12:33 PM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
jtwhites85 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/03/07
Posts: 85
Loc: Houston, TX
http://tpwd.texas.gov/gis/ris/artificialreefs/

Great resource but you have to use IE to open or another browser that supports Silverlight if you want to view the documents associated with the reefs. Those show the exact GPS positions of the various materials that were put in as well as a general overview of the site area.
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#11480753 - 03/16/16 08:49 AM Re: Best Place to launch boat Port Arnassas [Re: JackandDiane]
barryfish Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 04/28/10
Posts: 1106
Yea i came across that site a few weeks back. Just curious how many miles out the blue water starts.

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