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Horace Caldwell Fishing Pier

Port Aransas Beach Rd, Port Aransas Beach Rd & Beach St., Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-749-5333
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Revisited Horace Caldwell Pier

The pier is 95% open, 6/4/18. The right side of the "T" head is still closed. I saw sharks and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Solar-sailor
,
Rockport, Texas
Great place to fish or just watch the views.

Went to the Horace Caldwell Pier today and talked to the owner. Pleasant to talk to. Shared a lot... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
skiuaw
,
Dallas, Texas
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  • Excellent32%
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  • Average16%
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“buy bait” (2 reviews)
“fish” (24 reviews)
“nice walk” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Port Aransas Beach Rd, Port Aransas Beach Rd & Beach St., Port Aransas, TX 78373
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+1 361-749-5333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pier is 95% open, 6/4/18. The right side of the "T" head is still closed. I saw sharks and whiting being caught. Noting big, but the fish ate well. One of the enjoyable things about the pier is the view - If you like...More

3  Thank Solar-sailor
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Went to the Horace Caldwell Pier today and talked to the owner. Pleasant to talk to. Shared a lot of information.

2  Thank skiuaw
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came here just to walk on the pier since this is our favorite spot to fish and we didn’t know that it cost to go walking. The guy behind counter got smart with us when I mentioned that it used to...More

2  Thank jessicadaigneault
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Fine if you like fishing,cost $3 to get on, extra for poles.Can buy bait, bit smelly but if you eant to fish it comes with the territory

1  Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Currently closed due to damage caused by Hurricane Harvey. No signs of work were apparent. No access is allowed at this time. No known schedule as to when it might re-open

5  Thank linrandysanders
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Everyone loves watching the big ships go by, great place to walk the beach or drive on the beach. Really nice spot.

Thank river6132
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Hurricane Harvey damaged all the fishing piers Port A. Repairs are a very low priority - clean up and repairing homes is priority. (11/11/17) It may take a year to reopen the piers. The Jetties were also damages - the state does not plan to...More

2  Thank Solar-sailor
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Horace Caldwell, and all other public piers in Port Aransas are closed after Hurricane Harvey. I visited (11/11/17) and found all the facilities damaged and closed. Even the jetties are damaged and here are no plans to repair any at this time. Public fishing is...More

3  Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This pier is similar to many other along the coast. However, on this pier there is a charge per person and per fishing rod. If you plan to fish with more than one rod you will have to pay an additional fee.

Thank Charles_TA_1
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

it was very windy wanted to take a picture under the pier got there around 830 am and it was already too crowded

Thank Madeleine L
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Solar-sailor
12 November 2017|
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Response from Solar-sailor | Reviewed this property |
Great!
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almurjipa
6 May 2017|
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
Here are the rules I found concerning the pier: Hook and Line Fishing Only No Flammables (lanterns, heaters, BBQ’s, etc) No Camping No Overhead Tarps No Diving or Jumping No Surfboards or Floatation Devices No Pets No... More
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haybailey
29 April 2017|
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Response from WiAng | Reviewed this property |
I was going to buy a beer there at the office/shop but it was posted "no alcohol" so I didnt, not sure about other drinks, I doubt they would stop you from taking water, there were people out fishing, I'm sure they probably... More
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