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The Rockport Harbor Marina.Are there hammerheads? Blacktips? How big do they get? Do you ever catch them? My son, George, is ten years old. Neither of us has ever fished off the Texas coast, so he can’t stop asking questions as our boat makes its way out via the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Goose Island State Park, in Rockport, into Aransas Bay and its various extensions for a daylong angling adventure. Our guide, Johan Coombs, navigates his 24-foot Haynie bay boat toward our first stop, off the tip of Rattlesnake Island, a marshy strip of land between the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge and Matagorda Island. Brown pelicans doing some fishing of their own tip Coombs off that this will be a good place to start. George and I have…

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