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#6136810 - 05/02/11 01:16 PM Wade Fishing in Rockport, Texas
Deuces Offline

Registered: 05/31/10
Posts: 47
I was planing on heading down to Rockport for Memorial day weekend and wanted to do some wade fishing. Can anyone give me some advice on spots to fish, lures, or tips. any advice will be greatly appreciated.

#6136965 - 05/02/11 01:54 PM Re: Wade Fishing in Rockport, Texas [Re: Deuces]
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Registered: 02/10/04
Posts: 26263
Loc: Longview
I'll be there too during that time. It's my first time down there.

Try the search function...some good info scattered about in here.
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#6137121 - 05/02/11 02:31 PM Re: Wade Fishing in Rockport, Texas [Re: Bass_Bustin_Texan]
thegrouse Offline

Registered: 03/20/06
Posts: 178
Loc: San Antonio
I have found limited wade fishing spots in that area because the ICW runs along the shoreline. In between Aransas Pass and Port A on 361 there is a spot you can wade near Steadmans. As you are heading towards the ferry landing coming from Aransas Pass it is on the right before Fin and Feather. I use a paddle tail with a 1/8oz jighead. Kayak rentals are cheap and can get you to some good wading spots without paddling too far. Good luck.

#6137593 - 05/02/11 04:12 PM Re: Wade Fishing in Rockport, Texas [Re: thegrouse]
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Registered: 04/13/09
Posts: 5343
Loc: Buda/Port A
Holiday weekends are maddening. Amateur boaters everywhere, with no manners what-so-ever.

The causeway between AP and PA, as previously mentioned.
The causeway between CC and Padre Island
The area around Packery Channel
Wilson's Cut
Fish Pass

Good Luck.
Buda/Port Aransas, TX

#6140329 - 05/03/11 09:31 AM Re: Wade Fishing in Rockport, Texas [Re: LandPirate]
Deuces Offline

Registered: 05/31/10
Posts: 47
Thanks everyone for the suggestions and advice.

#6147005 - 05/04/11 07:17 PM Re: Wade Fishing in Rockport, Texas [Re: Deuces]
mikehaynes Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 03/13/11
Posts: 13
Loc: Victoria, tx
goose island and st. charles bay around goose island is good wade fishing for reds trout and flounder w/ live shrimp under a popping cork.....

#6147096 - 05/04/11 07:46 PM Re: Wade Fishing in Rockport, Texas [Re: mikehaynes]
toomuchmoxie Offline

Registered: 02/12/11
Posts: 446
Loc: San Antonio, TX
enter in the wilson's cut area, turn right at the launch, go down and align yourself with Port Royale, stay on the hard pack sand, enter any of the 3 or 4 areas. it will be very muddy at first, but go towards the duck blinds and work the area as much as you can. live shrimp under popp'in cork, you should do fine...keep workin it.
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#6147119 - 05/04/11 07:55 PM Re: Wade Fishing in Rockport, Texas [Re: toomuchmoxie]
cocodrie Online   content
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Registered: 03/13/08
Posts: 30950
Loc: New Braunfels, Texas
fish will be along shorelines in sand pockets early, trout will move deeper, reds will move shallow later, hopefully winds will settle a bit, fish with a shrimp and popping cork.


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