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Craw Fish Festival coming May 3rd! Online meal tickets available for purchase!

If you have never visited “The Best Kept Secret on the Gulf Coast” , it’s a must place to add on your to go to list!!!

Welcome to majestic Port O’Connor, Texas. The best kept secret on the Gulf Coast. A perfect balance of luxury, relaxation, and adventure can be found in this quaint fishing community known as POC. A fantastic getaway for the saltwater fishing adventurer looking for the chance to snag the trophy trout of a lifetime! Inshore fishing like none other on the Texas Coast; redfish, black drum, and flounder are regulars on the cleaning tables. If offshore fishing is more your style Port O. offers quick access to the Gulf through Pass Cavallo. Marlin, kingfish, tarpon and snapper are commonly found in and around the waters of Espiritu Santo Bay and Matagorda Bay. Exciting duck hunting action will keep you telling stories for time to come.

Port O’Connor’s typically calm waters are a great place for sailing, boating, kayaking and other forms of water sports. If a quite stroll combing the beach is what you’re looking for just try beautiful King Fisher beach or take a quick boat ride over to Matagorda Island and Sunday beach. Port O’Connor is smack dab in the middle of migration paths for over 300 species of bird making this a sensational place for birding and photography. Looking to discover a hidden gem with all the amenities? You’ve found it in POC. If you are a History buff,click on  “Port O’Connor History” on right side of this page. Amazing things that happened in early 1900′s.


Helpful Information

Members and Local Business Directory
– Restaurants, lodging, seafood, RV Parks, bars, services, rentals, guides, and more can all be found here.

Local Weather – Local weather report and forecast.

Tides and Currents – Local tide charts.

The Dolphin Talk Newspaper – Locally owned newspaper for Port O’Connor and Seadrift Area.

Matagorda Island – One of the last primitive barrier islands in the United States stewarded by Texas Parks and Wildlife just four to five miles from Port O’Connor; no motorized vehicles, just peace and quite and the beauty of nature.

Port O’Connor Paddling (Kayak) Trail – Kayaking and paddle sports are growing activities; we have the longest and most vast paddle trails on the Texas Coast; these trails are an ongoing project with ever-improving stewardship by both locals and Texas Parks and Wildlife.


Chamber Chat

The Chamber wants everyone to know, whether you are an individual or a business, you are special and appreciated for joining and getting involved in the community of Port O’Connor. Without you and your input and support there would be no Chamber.

The 2nd Annual Crawfish Festival will have come and gone before the Dolphin Talk comes out again. Proceeds from this event is to make improvements on King Fisher Beach. Also make plans for Memorial Day Events—May 24th–The Annual Kids Fishing Tournament begins at 9 a.m.–11 a.m. for more info call 361-983-2898, after lunch the Annual Kite Contest begins, bring sunscreen, blankets, chairs and spend an old fashioned family day on the beach!!!

The May meeting will be May 12th —If you joined since last Dolphin Talk and your name is not here, please contact the Chamber —Have a wonderful and safe time in POC–
I am sorry if I received your membership after I turned in the Chamber Chat you will be in May’s Dolphin.

New & Renewed Memberships—

Port O’Connor R.V. Park
Herbert & Adell Reeves
Dolphin of the Bay R.V. Park
Mr. & Mrs. Kenny Finster
The Dolphin Talk Newspaper
Amanda Raby
Jim Vass
American Inn & Suites
Prokop Custom Homes, LLC
Larry & Virginia Robertson
Mary Ann Claiborn
Back Bay Guide Service
Port O’Connor Rentals
Bits & Marge Braudaway
Siegeler Insurance Agency, Inc.
Gerald Clay & Karen Knight DDS
Middleton Outdoor, LLC
Bill & Donna Pyle
Capt. Kirk Morgan Guide Service
Mr. & Mrs. Steve Gumina
Alan & Robyn Roberts
Marty’s Landing
Mama’s Kitchen
Foxco International
Ron Elkins Guide Service
Bubba’s Smoked Meat
Bugman, Inc.
Roger & Karen Krause
Delmar Krenek
Rusty & Chyrl Brhilek
Mike & Peggy Macha
Shane & Katherine Simon
Frances Alexander
Diamond B Lodge, LLC
Jason & Jennifer Hagan
Mark & Lisa Cruell
Kelly Parks Guide Service
Victoria Electric Coop.
Central Drug
First National Bank
POC Hardware
Henry & Jane Pongratz
Beacon 44 Seafood Market
Beacon 44 R.V. Park
Steven & Amy Osina
Coastal Bend Marine
Charles Dullye
Urban Surveying, Inc.
Hammertime Guide Service
NAPA Auto Parts & Machine Co.
Johnny & Charlyn Sciacca
Bob Bonar/State Farm Ins.
Larry & Mary Vaughn
Drumrunner Lodge
Poco Loco Lodge
Gary & Jane Madden
Bernie Klein
Texas Saltwater Fishing Magazine
Carl Ray Storage Barn
Carl Ray/ Attorney
G & W Engineers, Inc.
Naomi Albrecht
Virgil & Ursula Price
The Two R.V. Park
Donnie Haynes

-written by La June T Pitonyak