It’s been said that Port Aransas is the “Fishing Capital of Texas” and with multiple fishing spots you are bound to reel in something good.
Bay & Shallow Water
Bay fishing is outstanding in the waterways surrounding Mustang Island, where limits of redfish, flounder, black drum, and trout are common place.
Pier & Jetty
For those that prefer to keep their feet dry, Port Aransas has the Horace Caldwell Pier and the popular south jetty for around-the-clock casting.
Horace Caldwell Pier Quick Facts
Pier attendants will be available during business hours
Admission is good through 5am
The cost is $3 per person and $4 per pole. Cash only. Kids under 6 are free and discounts are available for active military, military veterans and seniors 65+.
Bring your own fishing license or stop by IGA Family Center to pick one up because fishing license are not sold at the pier.
Bait, tackle and equipment are available for sale in the Keepers at Horace Caldwell Pier Shop
Launch your boat from one of our many marinas or hire a private charter for the fishing trip of a lifetime. Tackle the deep blue waters on an offshore excursion and reel in kingfish, sailfish, marlin, tuna, and more.