It is certainly hot in POC but fishing is hotter! Don’t miss the opportunity to plan a last minute fishing trip before Summer ends. TRE still has quite a variety of places to rent for a quick get away, and more are coming online in the near future. Check our Website frequently to find just the right Vacation Stay for you! Booking online has never been easier…but should you need assistance our office is open 7 days a week to serve you!
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By all accounts this year’s Lone Star Shootout was a tremendous success…lots of blue marlin, white marlin, sailfish and tuna were caught in this legendary offshore tournament, headquartered here in POC. Everyone enjoyed the “parade” of boats as they set out on that first day as well as the public weigh in on the last day. Of course there was a fair amount of chatter in between as news of “catches” came in and speculation of “boat leaders” circulated around town…all in good fun!
Book your stay now for the7th Annual Port O’Connor Crawfish Festival and Cook-off! Saturday April 27th from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM at King Fisher Park. This event, sponsored by the POC Chamber of Commerce, is the unofficial kick-off to our Summer Season; and includes such things as a Crawfish Cook-off, Food and Craft Vendors, a Crawfish Eating Contest, a Bloody Mary Contest, a Horseshoe Tournament, and Live Music. Music will be provided by The Mudbugs Cajun Band and headlined by Texas Country Artist Bri Bagwell. The profits this year will go towards making improvements to King Fisher Park. Hope to see you there!
Spring Break is around the corner! And POC is the place to be for great fishing! Trout, Reds, Flounder, and Black Drum are plentiful. Kayaking and Birding are also becoming popular activities in our area; and our Kingfisher Beach has been expanded and is looking fantastic! So if you can make your way to POC, Spring Break is a perfect time to come. Rentals are still available but filling up quickly. Hope to hear from you soon!
The Tigrett Vacation Rental Team wishes all of you a Terrific 2019! We look forward to continuing to help you meet your vacation rental needs. Our aim is to provide you with Personal Attention and a great Port O’Connor Experience!
Poco Bueno is a family-run fishing tournament held every summer in Port O’Connor, Texas. It was founded in 1969 by Walter W. Fondren III and some of his close friends who all fished out of Port O’Connor. Walter believed that Blue Marlin fishing would be a fun way to draw attention to the incredible resources that Port O’Connor had to offer the recreational fisherman.
The name Poco Bueno came about when Walter remembered a slang term in Spanish (poco bueno) that roughly translates to “it’s ok.”
Thirteen boats registered for that first year. In 1985, an Inshore Division was added in order to accommodate the overwhelming desire of Redfish and Trout anglers to participate. With the growing popularity of fly fishing on the Texas coast, a Fly Fishing Division was added in 2009.
In the years since, Poco Bueno has included as many as 115 offshore boats and 120 inshore teams. Through the years, it has kept its original spirit – a group of friends gathering to promote the sport fishing of Port O’Connor, Texas.