Port O'Connor

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Shuck U: The Right Tool

    The big brute of the oyster-shucking world is called a "Galveston knife" (on the left). It's an eight-inch knife with a stout four-inch blade designed for opening large oysters like the five-inch Espiritu Santo Bay oyster shown beside it. (Espritu Santo Bay is down around Port O'Connor.) The knife s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Order your Holiday Oysters Now

    The French eat more oysters per capita than anybody in the Western world. And 80% of the oysters in France are eaten during the holiday season--from a few days before Christmas until a little after New Year's Day. Why? Because oysters are at their peak this time of year. And they go so well with the ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2003

    Whooping It Up

    Endangered cranes have come to winter on the Texas coast

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    January 2, 1997
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    May 19, 1994

    The Battle for Lavaca Bay

    Diane Wilson asked only that her home bay be allowed to live. She says she was told no. So she went to war.