Canceled – Jacks in the surf November 4-6, 2022

Current plan: Padre Island National Seashore 2022-11-05.  Spotting jacks in the surf and casting to them.

We plan to stay in a BNB that the club has reserved the night before.  Details soon and depends on attendees.

Meet at the Visitor Center parking lot an hour, or more, before sunrise.  We want to be at MM 20 by sunrise.

4WD or a ride is needed.

8-12 wt rod required

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

Billy S set-up for Jacks

30# or larger fluorocarbon.

Let’s flesh this out.  Ask  questions and we will update as we go.

Trip Description: We will take four-wheel drive vehicles down Padre Island National Seashore targeting jacks in the surf.

Where:       Padre Island National Seashore
Start Time:  0530          End Time:    1800 or so
Trip Leader: TBD
Phone:    903-738-0318 
FRC radio channel: 16
VHF radio channel: 69 for primary, 71 back-up

How to sign up:
1. Sign up via the Evite link.
2. Email or text Taylor Guest at

Let the trip leader know if you are 4WD driver or not when you sign up.

How to get waiver forms: 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, but don’t trust it. The GPS coordinates are (27.424827, -97.299856)

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.


2 thoughts on “Canceled – Jacks in the surf November 4-6, 2022

  1. I signed up on the evite for this trip.
    I didn’t make the last meeting, so if the trip leader has any information pertaining to the BNB please send it to me via email.


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