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Welcome to Port O’Connor

Port O’Connor, Texas. A wonderful oasis on the Texas Gulf coast. Long considered The Best Kept Secret on the Gulf Coast, Port O’Connor is now known world-wide for fishing, hunting, birding, kayaking and the peaceful lifestyle enjoyed by those who have discovered the jewel of the Secret Coast.

PortOConnor.com is the premiere online resource for information about Port O’Connor and the Secret Coast of Texas. Surf around and explore what you may be missing — and, hopefully, soon will be experiencing when you come to Port O’Connor, Texas.

  • From rare migratory birds to ardent birders. From teeming schools of redfish to anglers of all ages. POC is a favorite to all.

  • Some of the largest offshore tournaments on the Gulf coast. And some of the happiest anglers you’ll ever find.

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Construction & Trades

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Fishing, hunting and tour guides.

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From cabins to motels, corporate retreats to fish camps.

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Where to shop for everything from gifts to groceries.

Thank You to the Clean Up Crews

Over the last week you may have noticed crews arriving in Port O’Connor. Cotton Logistics moved in to provide camp management support for the crews working to access the environmental impact of the recent oil spill in Galveston Bay.

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Oil Spill Reaches Matagorda Island

Barge Accident Saturday, March 22, a barge, owned by Houston-based Kirby Inland Marine Corp, was traveling the Houston Ship Channel when struck by a ship. The barge was transporting about 924,000 gallons of oil. The unfortunate result was an estimated 168,000 gallons of oil leaking into Galveston Bay. Emergency crews worked to contain the oil, and […]

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2013 Annual Lighted Boat Parade

Several boats participated in the Port O’Connor Chamber of Commerce Lighted Boat Parade, despite the cold temperature. The parade started at Froggies and ended at the judges tent in Caracol. To all of the participants, thank you. This is a wonderful annual event and a great way to kick-off the holiday.

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2013 Toy Run

An impressive number of boaters braved the cold weather to deliver toys to Port O’Connor. The gifts were unloaded by volunteers and will be distributed to the Adopt-an-Angel program which provides toys to over 400 at-risk boys and girls ages 2-16 in eleven different counties along the Texas Coast. Thank you to all who participated […]

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Shop Small

Shop Small, Shop Local

Small Business Saturday Saturday, November 30th is Small Business Saturday. This is your opportunity to support local retailers in Port O’Connor and the surrounding area. In 2010, American Express started a campaign encouraging consumers to shop locally. The following year, the U.S. Senate officially recognized the day as “‘Small Business Saturday’ and supporting efforts to […]

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National Night Out

Port O’Connor’s Night Out Against Crime

Please join your neighbors by supporting the National Night Out campaign, America’s Night Out Against Crime. The local event is being sponsored by the portoconnorwatch.com and the Calhoun County Sheriff, George Aleman. On October 1st, residents are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors at the Port […]

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POCO Bueno

POCO Bueno 2013 is in full swing now. This invitation only event will end on Saturday, July 20th with an official awards ceremony. Be sure to watch the beautiful boats as they arrive in Port O’Connor. And don’t miss the weigh-in at The Fishing Center. For updated information about the fishing tournament, be sure to […]

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Gift Shop Opens

In addition to great information and resources about Port O’Connor, the Visitor Center now includes a gift shop. Please stop by and see a variety of items, including antiques, beach bags, jewelry, purses, hats, wreaths and much more. Our official hours are Wednesday – Sunday, 11:00am – 4:00pm.  

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Calhoun County Burn Ban

A burn ban has been issued for all of Calhoun County. The ban will remain in effect for the next 90 days. Please be mindful of the dry conditions we are currently under, especially as we celebrate the 4th of July. Violating the ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine up to […]

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