Aransas Pass   Pop. 8,276   Alt. 20

General -

Named for pass between Mustang and St. Joseph Islands; on mainland but connected to Mustang Island and Port Aransas by causeway and ferry. Shrimping, commercial and sport fishing are top area industries. Waterfowl hunting in season. guide service available.

Visit Conn Brown harbor, south from Stapp Ave.; at harbor entrance, dedicated to fishermen lost at sea.

Fishing -

Are is mecca for fishermen. Council bait and tackle shops supply all angling needs, including rental equipment. From shore, wharves, piers and jetties, fishermen may expect to catch redfish, speckle and sand trout, sheepshead, flounder, croakers, skipjack, and drum. group boats provide bay and deep-sea fishing for half or full days; charter cruisers are available for offshore sport. species caught from group or charter boats may include tarpon, sailfish, warsaw, and others.


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