Category Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi Fishing Report 4/5/19

Texas Gulf Coast Red Fish

Corpus Christi: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Redfish are good in the potholes on shrimp.

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Corpus Christi Fishing Report 1/24/19

Corpus Christi Fishing Report

Corpus Christi: Trout are fair to good on the edge of the spoils on Gulps and live shrimp. Black drum are good in the Humble Channel at night on crabs and table shrimp.

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Harrison’s Landing of Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi Restaurant

Harrison’s Landing, a dba of Yachting Center of Corpus Christi, LLC, is a family-owned and –operated business, comprised of three areas of services:  Tavern on the Bay, Cathy’s Boutique & Gifts, and the Yachting Center.

The Yachting Center was opened in 2006 at its former location on the Cooper’s Alley L-Head, at the other end of the City Marina, as a sailing school, captain’s training and charter boat operation.  By 2007, the operation had grown and a new, larger location was needed.   A retired Army utility lash barge was purchased and modified to accommodate the existing two-story floating building.   We relocated to our new location in April 2009, and expanded our operation to include Cathy’s Boutique & Gifts.

The following year we opened Tavern on the Bay, an outdoo...

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Corpus Christi Fishing Report 1/17/2019

Corpus Christi Fishing Report

Corpus Christi: Trout are fair on the King Ranch shoreline on Soft–Dines and Corkies. Redfish are good in the Humble Channel on crabs and table shrimp. Trout are good in Oso Bay on topwaters in the afternoon.

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It’s time to get outside and connect with nature

South Padre Island

August 1, 2018 — CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Busy schedules, excessive screen time and lots of other factors keep kids from connecting with nature, even though study after study show that spending time outdoors makes them healthier, happier and smarter. Same goes for adults. So why not head outside together?

From August 18 to November 10, Coastal Bend residents will have the opportunity to venture outside and connect with nature during Texas Nature Challenge 2018. This family-oriented adventure is aimed at getting families and kids outside and visiting local parks, nature centers and green spaces. At each site, participants complete challenges designed for family fun and nature exploration.

Digital badges offer an additional opportunity for families and teams to interact with Texas Nature ...

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Texas Forest Service deploys incident management teams to South Texas for Tropical Storm Alex

Corpus Christi

Texas Forest Service is sending nearly 50 emergency responders to South Texas in preparation for Tropical Storm Alex, which is expected to make landfall as a hurricane early Wednesday morning.

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Corpus Christi Wins ‘America’s Birdiest City’

Corpus Christi

The results are in and Corpus Christi once again celebrates the title of 'America's Birdiest City'. Corpus Christi has held the title consecutively each year since 2003.

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Abandoned Crab Trap Drop-off Sites Announced

CORPUS CHRISTI — Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials announced drop-off sites for the 8th Texas Abandoned Crab Trap Removal Program, scheduled this year from Feb. 19 to 28.

During this 10-day period, all Texas bays will be closed to crabbing with crab traps, and any traps left in the bay will be presumed to be abandoned and considered litter under state law, thus allowing volunteers to legally remove any crab traps they find.

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TPW Commission Approves $2.5 Million in Boat Ramp Grants

AUSTIN — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved $2,545,249 in grants to pay for 10 boat ramp construction or repair projects across the state.

The funding receiving the commission’s OK at its January 28 meeting is made possible by the State Boating Access Program authorized by the 64th Legislature in 1975. The program provides funding for the purchase, construction, renovation and maintenance of boat ramps, access roads and other related projects aimed at improving the recreational boater’s access to public waters. The money for the program comes back to the states from the federal recreational boating gasoline tax and an excise tax on fishing tackle collected under the Federal Aid to Sport Fish Recreation Act.

Local governments will operate and maintain the ramps.

 

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Texas Parks & Wildlife takes Expo on the Road

AUSTIN, Texas — On Feb. 20-21 at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will debut its new Life’s Better Outside® Experience, in effect taking its TPW Expo on the road. In San Antonio and at similar events this year in Houston, Longview and Corpus Christi, visitors of all ages can try fishing, archery, birding, rock climbing, camping, Wildlife CSI, and other activities, with gear and guidance provided free.

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