Fishing for a good time in Port Aransas

Two fishing tournaments are being held in Port Aransas over Father’s Day weekend, June 17 and 18.

Woody's Sports Center Powder Puff Ladies Tournament

Woody's Sports Center, www.woodysonline.com

The Ladies Powderpuff Tournament always turns out a record number of entrants from locals to even a few from outside the state of Texas. Last year the winning stringer was over 20 pounds of fish that took first prize.  Registration is Friday, June 17, 2011 starting at 5 p.m. at Woody’s Back Porch, 132 W. Cotter Ave. in Port Aransas. (Late registration is at Woody’s, Saturday, June 18, 2011, until 6:30 a.m.) There will be a contestant meeting Friday, June 17, 2011 at 7 p.m. Rules will be explained and may be altered at the contestant meeting, so it is advisable for at least one team member to be present.For more information, check out the Web site at http://www.woodysonline.com/powderpuff.html. Or, contact Woody’s Sport Center, 136 W. Cotter Ave. in Port Aransas by e-mail at woodys@centurytel.net or by phone 361-749-5252 or fax 361-749-7222. You can also get more information from the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, at 403 W. Cotter Ave.. Call 800-45-COAST or (361) 749-5919  or visit the Web site at www.portaransas.org.

The 2nd Annual Game Warden Association Fishing Tournament should also have a great number of anglers from all over the area. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in three categories and numerous divisions. The Meet and Greet is Friday, June 17 starting at 5 p.m. the tournament is Saturday, June 18 with the weigh-in from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All tournament events are being held at Port Aransas’s Roberts Point Park City Marina. You can find more information at the Web site of the Texas Game Warden Association, http://www.texasgamewarden.com/news-and-events/current-fundraisers/second-annual-game-warden-association-fishing-tournament-region-x/ or call 1-800-322-8492 or 325-948-3021 or fax 325-948-3023. The Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau also has more information about this event.

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"What if?" Those two words all too easily send Devorah Fox spinning into flights of fancy. Best-selling author of “The Redoubt,” voted one of 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading 2016, and three other books in The Bewildering Adventures of King Bewilliam epic historical fantasy series. She also co-authored the contemporary thriller, Naked Came the Sharks, with Jed Donellie. She contributed to Masters of Time: a SciFi/Fantasy Time Travel Anthology and has several Short Reads to her name, including Murder by the Book, A Mystery Mini. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she now lives in The Barefoot Palace on the Texas Gulf Coast with rescued tabby cats ... and a dragon named Inky. Visit the “Dee-Scoveries” blog at http://devorahfox.com.
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