Camp Pamoque on the Lower Nueces

Leased Fishing Access - downstream from Labonte Park

From fishing pier looking out at river

Located at 12317 Figueroa Street in Corpus Christi, on the west bank of the Nueces River in Nueces County. See map.

Lease period: June 1, 2016 to August 31, 2021
Latitude: 27.870054
Longitude: -97.608285

Check the USGS stream gage near Calallen for current and historical flow conditions.

Area Description

This site provides approximately 460 feet of river frontage for bank, wade, pier, and kayak fishing. The area serves as a take-out for anglers paddling from upstream river access points. The site offers shaded camp areas, vehicle and boat trailer parking, and a portable toilet facility. The adjacent Pollywog Pond Bird & Wildlife Sanctuary has trails to hike and birding opportunities.

Angling Opportunities

US Highway 77 just upstream of Camp Pamoque marks the official boundary between inland and coastal waters on the Lower Nueces. A fishing license with saltwater endorsement is required to fish this segment of the river. Depending on tidal influence and season, freshwater and saltwater species are available. Fish to catch include Largemouth and White Bass, White Crappie, Channel and Blue Catfish, Alligator Gar, Red Drum, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, Snook and Tarpon. It's also a good area for catching Blue Crab.

Fishing Regulations

All freshwater and saltwater species are currently managed under statewide regulations.

Special Conditions on Public Use

Access is open from 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset for angling from the bank and launching non-motorized boats, canoes, kayaks, or other floatable devices for the purpose of fishing. Vehicle and trailer parking by anglers must be in designated areas. Overnight camping is available in designated campsites with advance reservation. No fires are allowed other than the use of gas cook stoves.


Advance reservations and advance fee payments are required, and can be made by credit card or through PayPal.


Pets must be kept on leash or under the owner's control at all times. Owners are expected to clean up after their pets.

Pack It In, Pack It Out

TPWD strives to leave our environment cleaner and more natural than when we found it. We encourage and expect all visitors to do the same by containing and removing any trash and recycling generated during your use of the area and properly disposing of the materials outside the access area.


From San Antonio:
Take I-37 South to Corpus Christi for approximately 125 miles. Take exit 15 toward Sharpsburg Road/Redbird Lane. Left under the interstate, cross railroad tracks and follow Sharpsburg to Figueroa Street, turn left on Figueroa and Camp Pamoque will be at the end of the road on the right.

From Corpus Christi:
Take I-37 North approximately 15 miles and take exit 13B toward Sharpsburg Road. Turn right on Sharpsburg and follow it to Figueroa Street. Turn right on Figueroa and Camp Pamoque will be at the end of the road on the right.