Harbor Oaks Blog

Harbor Oaks Fishing Tips Featuring Captain Robert Hamilton

May 2019 Harbor Oaks Fishing Report

I have been fishing the Texas Coast for 40 years, and I’ve been a Coast Guard licensed guide in the Rockport area since 1987. I primarily fish in the Rockport area in Aransas, Carlos, Redfish, Copano, Corpus Christi, Nueces, Mesquite, and San Antonio Bay Systems. This is a great time of year for fishing! Starting…
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Best Coastal Small Town Nominee Rockport Beach In Rockport Texas

Rockport Nominated for USA Today Best Coastal Small Town

USA Today has named 20 nominees for Best Coastal Small Town – each community has a population of less than 25,000 people. In addition they must offer affordable seaside fun and small town charm that proves bigger is not better. Vote for Rockport once daily, on every device, until polls close on Monday, May 6…
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Rockport Police Chief Sole Finalist announced

City of Rockport names Police Chief Finalist

ROCKPORT, TX – After an extensive, nationwide search, the City of Rockport has selected Gregory Stevens as the sole finalist for the position as Chief of Police. Stevens has more than 30 years of combined experience in civilian and military law enforcement. He will soon be retiring from his position as Chief of Police for…
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Springtime in Rockport

Written By Richard Snyder As I’m writing this, the snows are swirling, the wind is howling and the temperature is dropping. Somewhere, but certainly not in Rockport. For the moment we’re blessed with mild weather and are starting to think about weeds, lawns, flowers and all things growing. WEEDS: Most winter weeds such as clover…
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City of Rockport Spring Leaf Pick-Up

Per its agreement with The City of Rockport, Republic Services will begin the Rockport Leaf Pick up, hand pick up of bagged leaves and grass clippings on April 1. The program will continue for four weeks. Because Republic Services will not be using its traditional zone, residents will need to place their bags curbside on…
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Rockport Gardening Tips

March Madness

Written By Richard Snyder If you’re looking for sports-related entertainment here, I’m sorry to disappoint you. March Madness in the Coastal Bend is all about our love-hate relationship with Live Oak trees –massive mounds of leaves, green pollen coating everything and those icky caterpillars crawling everywhere. Harvey reduced all that for a while, but it…
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Neighborhood Watch Update

Previously several waterfront residences have experienced acts of “mischief”, and in some cases loss of  personal property.  Benches, chairs, and kayaks are among the property items that were either tossed into canals, or were taken.  It appears that this activity has occurred in the late night hours.  PLEASE take appropriate action to secure your property, and…
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My favorite things about Rockport

  If you are looking for a place to retire, fish, work, vacation, or relax you will love Rockport, Texas. But this city is more than its beaches and fishing, with its rapidly growing economic environment, great schools, abundant parks, and a vibrant art culture. There’s also a thriving tourism industry, with a plethora of…
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