Padre Island National Seashore 2019-Nov 8-10. Driving PINS on Sat, Nov 9th spotting jacks in the surf and casting to them. Stay in a hotel the night before. You take care of your own lodging.
- Fri, Nov 8: Drive to Corpus Christi. We will spend the night in a hotel in Corpus Christi (possibly the Hyatt or Red Roof Inn).
- Sat, Nov 9: Meet at the Visitor Center parking lot an hour before sunrise. We want to be at MM 20 by sunrise. 4WD or a ride is needed. 8-12 wt rod required. Overnight back at the same hotel.
- Sun, Nov 10: Drive back to Houston
3-6″ whitish flies with Billy S’s set-up using a 1/32 oz egg or cone sinker tied into the loop knot.
30# or larger fluorocarbon.
Trip Description: We will take four-wheel drive vehicles down Padre Island National Seashore targeting jacks in the surf.
When: Locked November 8-10, 2019 (Fishing on Sat, Nov 9th)
Where: Padre Island National Seashore
Start Time: Nov 8: drive to Corpus Christi (overnight at a hotel in Corpus Christi)
FISH Sat, Nov 9th (Overnight at a hotel in Corpus Christi)
End Time: Nov 10: drive back to Houston
Trip Leader: Andrew Jones
Phone: (713) five75 7tree7four
How to sign up:
1. Evite link, click here
2. Or e-mail or call the trip leader (Andrew Jones).
Let me know if you are 4WD driver or not when you sign up.
How to get waiver forms: Download PDF form here.
Required Waiver of Liability, filled out and signed, along with emergency contact information.
Cost: National Seashore Entrance Fee $10 per vehicle
Directions: About 250 miles (4-5 hours) from central Houston
Search Houston to Malaquite Beach (20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, Texas (Padre Island National Seashore)) in an online mapping program
About the area:
At 60-70 miles long, Padre Island is the longest, undeveloped, barrier island in the world. Anglers with four-wheel drive vehicles can access almost all of it.