THINGS TO DO

BIRDING

BIRDING

Bird watching is growing in popularity as a recreational activity along the Texas Gulf Coast, with Port O`Connor being one of the best birding "hot spots" in the state. For the last five years the area surrounding Port O`Connor has held the record for the most bird species spotted, in not only the state, but the nation!
BOATING

BOATING

Port O`Connor - The primary jumping off point to the second largest bay system on the Texas Coast - it offers diverse and myriad possibilities for all forms of water sports and boating adventure ! Take your pick enjoy quite, lazy days of relaxing and feeling like you are the only person on the water. Or, if fast paced, exciting and thrilling is more your speed, we have got plenty of that as well!
Location: Port O'Connor, Tx
FISHING

FISHING

Port O`Connor has as many varieties of fishing opportunities as you will find anywhere. Its close proximity to the Gulf provides excellent fishing for red snapper, king, ling and jack fish, plus deep water fishing for sailfish, marlin, tuna, dolphin and wahoo. With the largest and deepest bay system on the Texas Gulf Coast, Port O`Connor has much more to offer to the avid sports fisherman. Favorite fishing spots include Matagorda Bay, Espiritu Santo Bay and San Antonio Bay. These pristine waterways are full of redfish, shark, flounder, pompano, gafftop, whiting, croaker, sheephead, drum, jack crevalle and Spanish mackerel. Most impressive is the "silver king" of inshore game fish, the tarpon.
Location: Port O'Connor, Tx
HUNTING

HUNTING

Hunting in the Port O`Connor area is considered world class by some. There are several varieties of hunting which include waterfowl, geese, alligator, deer and exotics.
Location: Port O'Connor, Tx
SHELLING

SHELLING

Whether a serious or a casual beachcomber, Port O`Connor offers numerous shelling opportunities. Some of these areas include the little jetties along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, the Gulf beaches adjoining Pass Cavallo and several interesting spots on Matagorda Island.
Location: Port O'Connor, Tx
MATAGORDA ISLAND

MATAGORDA ISLAND

Matagorda Texas is the gateway to the great outdoors. Visit Matagorda for fishing, kayaking, birding, boating and great seafood.
Location: Port O'Connor, Tx