Port Arthur is known as a great destination for getting outdoors. This city has tons of water as Lake Sabine and the Gulf of Mexico coast connect to the city. There area also has some great beaches, some nice places to eat, numerous lodging options and some great fishing opportunities in freshwater and saltwater.
This area is an awesome inshore fishing destination. Check out Sabine Lake for good numbers of redfish and sea trout to go along with a variety of other fish too. You can target fish from the beaches as well here. Offshore, you can be into some very good offshore fishing depending on the season. Anglers will fish the offshore structures that will hold many different species of fish. You have a lot of options here, however, the inshore fishing is what attracts most people to Port Arthur. To learn more about this area, take a look at our Port Arthur fishing tips page.
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|Port Arthur, TX||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||2||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.5||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|