Jacks in the Surf; Nov 8-10, 2019



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.

Billy S set-up for Jacks

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
e-mail:      andjones1960(at)gmail(dot)com
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.


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