Matagorda Fishing Rendezvous

Event Phone: (281) 850-1111

You are all invited to come.  Bring a side dish, your lawn chairs & BYOB.  Trophies for the heaviest fish include first and second place offshore as well as first and second place inshore.  If you can’t bring a boat, an angler can catch a ride on a friend’s boat, fish from the Matagorda Beach Pier or fish the surf.


Friday, August 21:
Early arrival of boats
1900   Dinner at The Harbor Waterfront Restaurant
190 County Road 214, Matagorda, TX 77457
Turn left at sign for Matagorda Harbor (past cemetery)

Saturday, August 22:
0730       Coffee and donuts
0800       Departure of boats
700       Weigh-in of fish ends
1830±    Fish and potluck dinner
1930       Awards presentation

Sunday, August 23:
1000       Brunch


  • Catch of the day
  • Side dishes by attendees
  • Bring lawn chairs & BYOB


By car, enter Matagorda via Hwy. 60.  Turn left at the flashing red light (Stanley’s Market on corner), cross bridge and go south approximately 3 miles.  Watch for #131 – a two-story tan house on right.

By ICW from Freeport, pass under the Matagorda Bridge, and take the first channel immediately to port. Do not pass through the locks.  Go approximately 3 miles and look for the USPS Ensign and big white tent.


If you’re interested in staying the weekend, or overnight, there are motels and rentals nearby.  Check www.Matagordabay.comfor lodging options or call/text Gary Bleisch at 281/850-1111 or Julie Bleisch at 713/515-3928 for info.


  • Friday, August 21, 2020 - Sunday, August 23, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm


3848 FM2031 Beach Rd, Matagorda, Texas, 77457, United States


ABC Houston members’ beach house where we hold our annual fishing rendezvous.

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