Sunday Beach

Sunday Beach Port O’Connor

Sunday Beach is certainly one of the hidden jewels of the Texas Gulf Coast.  Accessible only by boat, it offers a day of adventure and solitude seldom found in this modern world.  It is relatively close to Port O’Connor.  Although not “easy” to get to for a novice, it was a local favorite and the boats were thick on a pretty summer Sunday afternoon.

Hurricane Harvey, once again changed Sunday Beach.  Here is a photo pre-storm:

Sunday Beach
Sunday Beach 2017

Now, in 2020, Mother Nature has done her thing and the pass is slowly silting in with sand.  Even getting to the beach is harder.  Fish Pond entrance is closing down.  Amazing to see.

I recently ran in along the northern shoreline, killed the engine, and drifted back across the waters fishing.  Aground!  I had to get out and pull the boat to deep water.  Be safe amigos.

Sunday Beach
Sunday Beach late 2019

Credit to ParkerFire for this cool drone video of Sunday Beach near Port O’Connor.  Hurricane Harvey washed out popular Sunday Beach to create the new Sunday Pass!

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Publisher of Tactical Gun Review and Texas Outdoors Network. Mike wisely spent his youth hunting and fishing in South Texas.





4 responses to “Sunday Beach Port O’Connor”

  1. Chris Avatar

    How did you find the updated image for sunday beach area? I’ve been trying to get after hurricane satellite images

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  2. Michael Hailey Avatar
    Michael Hailey

    Can anyone tell me if sunday beach pass is still open. Thanks!

    1. Mike Coker Avatar

      We were there not too long ago and it was still open to the Gulf. Skiff could make it all the way through.

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