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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
Every year the Port O’Connor Chamber of Commerce presents a fireworks show that is better than the last. This year will be no exception. The fireworks display will take place Saturday, July 6, at King Fisher Beach. We hope you will join us in this celebration. If you would like to donate to this great event, […]
Despite the huge increase in wounded warriors accommodated this year during Warrior’s Weekend in Port O’Connor, the organizers and community came together once again to provide a unique experience for soldiers, their families and anyone who participated in Warrior’s Weekend 2013. As for the previous six Warrior’s Weekend, thousands from POC, South Texas and, indeed, […]
On May 18th, the annual Warrior’s Weekend in Port O’Connor will host over 700 of our wounded heroes and their families for a day of fishing and fun. For the 8th year in a row, soldiers who have sacrificed for our country will be brought in from all across the USA to our little corner […]
While the design may appear quite “simple,” the new layout and design for PortOConnor.com is intended to provide better service and performance for the thousands of monthly visitors to our corner of the world wide web. We’ve beefed up the events calendar, as well as the news and local features sections — and we’re still […]
We were able to work the Houston Fishing Show at the George R. Brown Convention Center, March 6-10, and met so many new fisherman who hadn’t been to Port O’Connor. The Port O’Connor Visitor Center, i.e. portoconnor.com, had a large booth and we were excited about the results. We saw old friends and made new […]
A crowd of approximately 200 local and seasonable Port O’Connor residents listened to and questioned Calhoun County Sheriff George Aleman and his deputies at a town hall meeting on Saturday morning at the Community Center. In what was, at times, a contentious discussion around the recent spate of home and boat storage burglaries, the sheriff […]
An unknown passer-by called 911 and reported seeing smoke coming from the auditorium at the Port O’Connor Elementary School yesterday evening around 6:00pm. Fire units from Port O’Connor and Seadrift responded to the blaze which was quickly contained and extinguished without causing severe damage to classrooms and offices. The fire, at press time, was said […]