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rockport fishing

High tides bring good fishing

The Fall and Spring Equinox almost always bring higher than normal tides. The people in Rockport fishing along Fulton Beach Road know that this is a prime time to fish Little Bay. I enjoy fishing shell reefs under these conditions. Shrimp and a popping cork works great north of town…ie ( Carlos, Mesquite, Copano, St…
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hummerbird festival 2019

Hummerbird Festival 2019 was a big success!

Hummerbird Festival was a success! As you’ll see in the article linked below, people really did flock to Rockport-Fulton this past weekend for the Hummerbird Festival!  The weather turned out to be great, such a blessing since the last 2 years this event has faced hurricanes and flooding.  How have the hummingbird numbers been at…
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coyotes in harbor oaks

Neighborhood Alert: Coyotes in Harbor Oaks

A report was sent in from resident Ben Jones, he has observed multiple signs of large canine wild diet scat. It appears this may be from a Coyote or Coyotes. His yard is near the Harbor Oaks Boat ramp. He also spotted a Coyote near Bellinos Restaurant a few months ago. If you have small…
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seafair 2019

Save the date for Seafair 2019

The 45th Annual Rockport Fulton Seafair is coming up soon! The Rockport-Fulton Seafair 2019 Festival, is four days of family-friendly festival fun on October 10, 11, 12 and 13, 2019. Sea-a-Bration This year, a Sea-A-Bration Celebration Party will take place Wednesday, October 9. Yes, it’s a big deal! Make plans to sip, dine and dance your way through a…
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Hurricane Harvey Anniversary

Hurricane Harvey 2 year Anniversary Events

The community looks back at Hurricane Harvey 2 years later Hurricane Harvey Anniversary Encore Block Party – Downtown Rockport Come out and celebrate at this FREE event. Celebrate how far we’ve come since Hurricane Harvey hit our community! We’re so thankful and grateful for all of the help and support our community has received and…
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drip irrigation

Drip Irrigation – Home Irrigation Part 3

Before we get started, here are the latest watering restrictions from the City of Rockport’s website. Drip irrigation is allowed any day at all stages below until Stage 3 is reached. Current Status – Voluntary “In accordance with the City’s Drought Contingency and Emergency Water Plan, customers of the city’s water system are asked to…
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choosing bait

Choosing the best bait for trout

Let’s talk choosing bait for trout. Croaker and pigfish/piggies/grunts are the best type of trout bait in the summer time in our area. For some reason Piggies are not available this year.  I’ve talked to several trappers this summer and they all say the same thing. “There just are not any piggies out there.”  The…
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installing sprinklers systems

Home Irrigation – Part 2

Installing an underground irrigation system If you’re considering installing sprinklers or seriously upgrading a current system, you might want to first think about landscaping. ⦁ Call 811 at least two days before any digging. This includes any digging – trees, post holes, irrigation lines, etc. ⦁ Less grass and larger beds make for lower water…
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Canal Fishing in Rockport

Canal Fishing In Rockport – Harbor Oaks

Captain Robert shares some tricks and tips for canal fishing in Rockport – Harbor Oaks. Some people ask what I have to say about canal fishing in Rockport, specifically Harbor Oaks — Well, first I have to say, I don’t live on a canal. But I have lived across from Canoe Lake for over 30…
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New Rockport Police Chief

New Rockport Police Chief Gregory Stevens Officially Joins RPD

The new Rockport Police Chief, Gregory Stevens, officially joins the RPD on Wednesday June 19th. Chief Stevens has more than 30 years of experience in military and civilian law enforcement. He spent much of that time in the City of Lubbock, Texas. He retired as Chief of the Lubbock Police Department on May 31st. Stevens…
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