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#12398895 - 08/24/17 02:37 AM Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier
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Registered: 08/22/17
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Hi everyone, i'm new to the forum and haven't dropped a line in 25yrs until today, wife and I are heading to Aransas Pass for 3 months day after labor day and will be across the street from Rockport Bay fishing pier. My question is if anyone has fished here lately and what have you been catching?.
Thanks in advance

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#12398919 - 08/24/17 05:26 AM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
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Registered: 07/30/12
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Loc: Hill Country
and when are you going?, you may want to wait a week or so.

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#12399210 - 08/24/17 10:26 AM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: boocat]
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Green Horn

Registered: 08/22/17
Posts: 10
Originally Posted By: boocat
and when are you going?, you may want to wait a week or so.

we are booked in at the rv park for Sept 5th were going to postpone another week due to storm and new to us rv won't be ready


Edited by OnTheRoad (08/24/17 10:27 AM)

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#12400306 - 08/24/17 10:19 PM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
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Registered: 06/19/12
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Loc: Benbrook Texas USA
Hope the pier is there after this weekend
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#12400617 - 08/25/17 08:10 AM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
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Registered: 06/10/14
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Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
I wouldnt expect much action for a while, unless you like picking up trash or finding cool stuff on the shoreline

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#12400705 - 08/25/17 09:03 AM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
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I don't think most people really understand how much damage a major storm will create. It's going to take a long time to dig out of this one boys, and whatever is there now will not be there Sunday.
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#12400972 - 08/25/17 12:47 PM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
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Registered: 08/22/17
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it looks like it's going to be a direct hit on port aransas were we will be staying, we still plan on heading down there in about 10 days, we are stocking up on extra food and water and will help out anyway we can

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#12402063 - 08/26/17 09:48 AM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
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Port A is a disaster area

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#12403330 - 08/27/17 10:22 AM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
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we were thinking of going in October but think we will change out destination and head to the mountains... frkazoid
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#12403538 - 08/27/17 01:50 PM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
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Registered: 01/24/12
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I was hoping maybe I could go down there and do some work if anybody is needing extra food I can go out and catch a bunch of fish can eat mangroves and shark till they get the lights back on
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#12403830 - 08/27/17 06:05 PM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
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It may be a while before the fishing picks up down there. The fresh water flooding is going to push the salt water out of the bays and it's going to take a while for the salinity to return.
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#12403889 - 08/27/17 07:08 PM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: AmpedUp]
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Originally Posted By: AmpedUp
we were thinking of going in October but think we will change out destination and head to the mountains... frkazoid


Once they get the electricity back on, and make sure the rest of the city services are up to snuff, they should start letting the public back in. Things ought to be good to go in another month. I'd wait until then before making a decision to head to the mts. I never caught anything up there over a foot long

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#12407977 - 08/31/17 03:57 AM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
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Green Horn

Registered: 08/22/17
Posts: 10
We still plan on heading to Aransas Pass the week after labor day, all the drone videos we have seen shows the rv park and marina we are staying at to be untouched. going to try and contact them tomorrow. clap

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#12408105 - 08/31/17 08:08 AM Re: Aransas Pass, Rockport Fishing Pier [Re: OnTheRoad]
ccoker Offline
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Registered: 07/25/16
Posts: 92
Loc: Austin
I grew up down in Rockport and Portland. man, it's heartwrenching
We are going down to help

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