The Port O’Connor Visitor Center had it’s official opening on July 31, 2012. Novusweb president, Bret Williams, thanked everyone for coming, giving thanks to those who have contributed to the acquisition, design and remodeling of the center: Roger and Karen Krause, Paul McGee, Jim and Linda Butler, and Joe and Michelle Tennison. Williams gave special […]
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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.
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Eighteen-year-old Ryan Smith of Portland, Texas reeled in the winning marlin at the annual Poco Bueno Invitational Fishing Tournament. The fish, brought in by the Dona Ken, weighed in at 493.5 pounds with a length of 112 inches. According to the Victoria Advocate, this year was the first time Smith fished the Poco Bueno. With […]
Thousands gathered throughout Port O’Connor, with most at Kingfisher Beach, to watch the annual Port O’Connor Fireworks display. Each year, the businesses and citizens of Port O’Connor raise money to put on one of the finest displays on the Texas Gulf Coast. A stream of vehicles came into Port O’Connor all day on Saturday, bringing […]
Kayaking off Port O’Connor, Texas, affords an exciting experience to interact with the coastal habitat. Exploring the area in an individually-powered vessel allows for a more relaxed pace, perfect for enjoying time outdoors. Paddling also provides the opportunity to exercise in a healthy and unique environment, outside and on your own time. An excellent kayaking […]
Sundown Island, an Audubon Bird Sanctuary in Matagorda Bay off the coast of Port O’Connor, has been renamed “Chester Island” (more…)
Birding in Port O’Connor is “pretty good in any season and can be exceptional when the right conditions come together,according to master birder and local resident Petra Hockey. Viewing birds is generally better in the morning, much like fishing — though in this area, both activities are decent most of the time. Some places to view […]
Warrior’s Weekend is an annual fishing event held in Port O’Connor to honor American soldiers, particularly those who have been injured while serving our country. (more…)
King Fisher Beach in Port O’Connor, Texas, is a great spot for a day in the sun. This beach park looking out over southern Matagorda Bay is a preferred gathering point for families, groups of friends and the whole community, as well as those seeking a peaceful moment near the water. Fishermen, young and old, […]
Many enjoyable features of Matagorda Island are only a boat ride away for Port O’Connor residents and visitors. (more…)