Deep Sea Fishing

Deep Sea Fishing


Many people who are visiting the beautiful island of Port Aransas are always looking for a fishing trip for themselves and the family. There’s many ways to go fishing in Port Aransas that range from all on your own to fully charted fishing trips. A great way to experience Port Aransas  is to get into those beautiful, deep blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico and head off-shore with your own Master Captain.

Herradura Cabo Express

Herradura Cabo Express


Captain Dave Heasley

Port Aransas Spearfishin




Deep Sea Fishing Port Aransas Texas

Deep Sea Fishing Port Aransas Texas

David Heasley is a local fishing guide and Master Captain in Port Aransas that can take you pretty much anywhere you want to go for fishing and guarantee a great time. Dave runs the “Herradura,” a 38 foot Cabo Express, a long with 2 others vessels. Dave also takes trips out to the oil rigs to spearfish and usually comes back with quite a haul.

If you are interested in contacting Master Captain David Heasley for your next Port Aransas fishing trip give him a call! He would love to fit you in and take you out for an unforgettable Mustang Island experience.

You can find Dave on Facebook or by calling (361) 442-6681

David Heasley Master Captain

David Heasley Master Captain


Deep Sea


This year’s Deep Sea Round Up Fishing Tournament of Port Aransas celebrated its’ 80th annual tournament this year! This tournament started in 1939 and has been going strong since. Other than the off shore tournament, the other divisions are bay fishing, fly fishing, bay surf fishing and even a Piggie Perch contest for the little ones.

This has been going on for years at Port Aransas and is a great thing to come and join in on the fun, no matter what age! You can see some really awesome fish coming in from weigh in and then listen live music at the Robert’s Point Pavilion overlooking the Corpus Christi Ship Channel.

Herradura Cabo Express

Herradura Cabo Express

Captain Dave Heasley  and the Deep Sea Round Up.

White Marlin


Master Captain David Heasley and his mates on their 38 foot Cabo Express competed in this years competition, running 17 hour days on rough seas. They pulled in White Marlin and Dorado, bringing in the 2nd place Dorado. “There were two White Marlin hooked at the same time but the HUGE one got away.”-says Heasley. With only a few hours left before weigh in, Dan Whiteside lands the Dorado and Cap’t Dave scooted back with the throttle wide open to make it in time for weigh in.

Port Aransas Deep Sea Fishing, off shore

Deep Sea Round up 2015 2nd Place Dorado

Love kayaking? Adore paddling? Seeking the boat of your dreams? The flawless waters and beaches of Corpus Christi Bay and the Gulf of Mkayakersexico are waiting for you here in Port Aransas and Mustang Island.

Mustang Island State Park has more than five miles of pristine coastline for you to enjoy, in addition to 20 miles of <a href="http://tpwd prozac” target=”_blank”>paddling trails.

If fishing is more your fancy, Port Aransas is known as the “Fishing Capital of Texas.”  Choose from bay fishing or keep your feet dry and try your luck along the Mustang Island jetties where redfish, flounder and trout are plentiful. Take your adventure off shore and Charter a boat for some deep sea escapades, where you might bag THE big one! There are myriad Texas fishing guides to help you ensure a successful adventure.North Padre Beach

Water sport enthusiasts will also find skydiving, boogie boarding, windsurfing, kite boarding parasailing, surfing or even just splashing around along our beautiful shores.

If you are more inclined to strolling and exploring along the sandy shores, there is plenty of great sea shell hunting in the area. You can easily hop on the jetty boat and take a trip to San Jose Island where the shell hunting is sprinkled with an amazing variety of species.

Just looking to chill? There is no shortage of pristine beach line to simply throw your towel down on and concentrate on some serious relaxing.

No matter how you like to get wet, it’s waiting right here for you on Mustang Island and beyond. Get in touch with your inner sea creature and book one of our beachfront properties today!

Sea Shell

There’s plenty of things to do this weekend in Port Aransas, Texas.

Whether you are visiting with friends and family, this island is big enough for anyone’s type of fun.


Fishing Tournament:

Outboard Fishing Tournament, July 17th-19th. <-Visit here for more information.

Fishing  Saturday and Sunday with weigh in at 5 pm at the Dennis Dreyer Municipal Harbor, Robert’s Point Park Pavilion.

“This 41st annual fishing tournament is exclusively for boats powered by outboard motors, and benefits our Port Aransas Volunteer Firefighters.”-Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce

Sunset Sounds-7pm-9:30pm on Friday, July 17th at Robert’s Point Park in the Amphitheater.

Bring your own beverages, blankets and lawn chair so you can sit back and enjoy the evening jamming, looking over the Corpus Christi Ship Channel.

“Alice in Wonderland” put on by the Port Aransas Theatre and at the Port Aransas Community Theatre

Show times Friday and Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday Matinee 2:30pm

“Port Aransas Community Theatre presents Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Jr. Music and Lyrics by Sammy Fain and Bob Hilliard, Oliver Wallace and Cy Coban, Allie Wrubel and Ray Gilbert, Mack David, Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingston.

Music Adapted and Arranged and Additional Music and Lyrics by Bryan Louiselle

Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by David Simpatico

Based on the 1951 Disney Film “Alice in Wonderland” and the novels “The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” by Lewis Carroll”-Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce

Visit the PACT website for more information!