December 21, 2021

Waterfront Luxury Homes in Rockport, TX Perfect for the Serious Fisherman

Rockport, TX is famous for its fishing. The Islands of Rockport is famous for its spectacular waterfront homes and access to some of the best fishing anywhere. Tailored for its’ discerning buyers, The Islands of Rockport meets the needs of both the homeowner and the fishing enthusiasts. Waterfront‑Resort style living with an idyllic location on the Texas Gulf Coast, The Islands of Rockport combines the laid‑back charm of small‑town living with big‑city amenities.

fishing in Rockport, TX

All about fishing in Rockport, TX

Simply put, fishing in Rockport, Tx is legendary. The Islands of Rockport sits directly on Estes Flats, which is a well‑known destination for bay fishing enthusiasts and home to trophy Redfish and Speckled Trout. For deep‑sea fishing,  you have direct boat access to the Gulf of Mexico to try your hand at catching some snapper and tuna. Or head out to deeper waters to search for Blue Marlin.

If you’re looking for the best fishing spots in Rockport, Tx you don’t need to look far. Excellent fishing destinations abound near Rockport and along the Gulf Coast. Here’s a quick rundown:

  • Aransas Bay: Protected from the Gulf by jetties, Aransas Bay is a vast expanse of water teeming with trout, redfish, and other species.
  • Padre IslandHead to the Gulf side of Padre Island if you’re looking for red snapper. On the Bayside you’ll find flounder, redfish, and trout.
  • San Jose IslandThis is a prime spot for shore anglers. Hunt the flats and bays for black drum, sheepshead, and even tarpon.
  • Rockport Pier: Along with Fulton Pier, a popular spot for fishermen.
  • Offshore Oil RigsLocated just 40 miles offshore, these offshore islands are full of huge snappers, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Tuna, and Billfish.

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What months are good for fishing in Rockport, Tx?

The quick answer? All of them! While certain types of fish are more abundant at specific times of the year, you can have successful fishing excursions year‑round. Here’s when different species are easiest to catch:

  • Redfish: April – November
  • Red Snapper: June – August
  • Sharks: April – June; August, November – December
  • Speckled Trout: February – October
  • Tuna: October – November

And while these are the fish most commonly found in the waters near Rockport, they are by no means the only species you’ll find. One of the most exciting aspects of fishing in Rockport, Tx is the sheer variety of fish waiting to be discovered. Others that may find their way to your hook include Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Blue Marlin, Cobia, Flounder, Jack Crevalles, Black Drum, Amberjack, Mackerel, and Wahoo.

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A community designed for fishing enthusiasts

When it comes to Rockport real estate, The Islands of Rockport caters to those who love fishing. People travel thousands of miles to try their luck in Redfish Bay, Copano Bay, or any of the best fishing spots in Rockport, TX. But when you own a home at The Islands of Rockport, world‑class fishing is as close as your backyard! Just minutes away by boat is the thrill of deep‑sea fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.

Homeowners at The Islands of Rockport have access to their own private boat slips. And the new Phase 2 of The Islands of Rockport will feature a modern, full‑service marina, hotel, and restaurant/bar.

Boasting the highest quality, extra‑wide canals ranging from 100’ to 150’, The Islands of Rockport was also thoughtfully designed with high property elevations, and a water quality system second to none. Our “bubble curtain” technology is also used to preserve the pristine water quality of the canals.

If you’re looking for new construction homes in Rockport, Tx, The Islands of Rockport offers the opportunity to design and build a custom waterfront dream home. Villas in the new phase of The Islands of Rockport will offer various home plans with all the luxury features you can imagine. A gated new home community in Rockport, Tx, Islands of Rockport combines modern infrastructure with timeless coastal architecture.

Best of all, The Islands of Rockport has a true feeling of community. The bond created by a love of fishing and the coastal lifestyle runs deep and creates endless opportunities for social connections and exciting activities. Homeowners can often be found joining each other for fishing excursions or having a sunset cruise.

Amenities at Islands of Rockport include a beautiful clubhouse with a fully equipped exercise room and a resort‑style swimming pool. The community also has an eight‑acre nature preserve where you can see a wide variety of migrating birds.

The Islands of Rockport is taking reservations now for homesites in Phase 2. Choose a pool or marina‑front homesite, a bayfront homesite, or a canal‑front homesite in our extraordinary community. Contact us to schedule your private tour and choose the ideal location for your new Bay front home.