ROBERT'S POINT PARK PAVILION
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Port Aransas, TX 78373
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THE ISLAND QUEEN II
The Dolphin Watch

TEXAS STATE






AQUARIUM

**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY**
THE FISHING TOURNAMENTS WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY 5/13/16  AND SATURDAY 5/14/16

ANGLERS ON WHEELS IS A FREE FISHING TRIP FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, THEIR FRIENDS AND FAMILY MEMBERS. RESERVATIONS ARE TAKEN ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS.  

  • GROUPS ARE LIMITED TO 4 PER FAMILY. THIS YEAR THE TRIPS ARE FRIDAY EVENING 5-9 PM AND SATURDAY 1-5PM.  

  • FISHERMEN ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR OWN MOTEL  ACCOMMODATIONS.  OUR SPONSOR MOTELS ARE THE TROPIC ISLAND MOTEL AND RV PARK: 361-749-6128 ALISTER SQUARE INN: 888-749-3003.  

  • YOU MUST MAKE A RESERVATION FOR THIS FISHING TRIP BECAUSE SPACE IS LIMITED.  IF YOU DON'T GET A CALL FROM THE DOOR IN THE WALL OFFICE CONFIRMING YOUR RESERVATION, WE DID NOT GET YOUR MESSAGE.  TRY OUR NEW ON-LINE SIGN UP!

 RESERVATION LINES: 830-688-0009 OR SIGN UP ONLINE!

  • CONFIRMATION PACKETS WITH A MAP AND MORE INFORMATION WILL BE SENT OUT  BEFORE THE FISHING TRIP.  IF  YOU DON'T RECEIVE ONE, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE SO WE CAN CHECK YOUR RESERVATION. CALL JENNY AT 830-688-0009 BETWEEN 9AM-7PM.

  • THE FISHING BOAT IS A CONVERTED FERRY BOAT THAT IS COMPLETELY WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE AND COVERED TO KEEP OFF THE HOT TEXAS SUN. 
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  • THERE IS A BATHROOM ON BOARD. 

  •  BAIT, TACKLE, AND DECK HANDS ARE AVAILABLE TO HELP YOU FREE OF CHARGE.  

THERE IS A TIP JAR ON THE BOAT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP OUT THE CREW THAT IS VOLUNTEERING FOR THIS EVENT.  

  • YOU ARE WELCOME TO BRING YOUR OWN ICE BOX ON BOARD.   

  • FISHING POLES ARE LIMITED.  EVERY FISHERMAN WITH A DISABILITY WILL HAVE A POLE FIRST.  EVERYONE IN YOUR GROUP MAY NOT GET A POLE.   

  • WHEN YOU CALL FOR A RESERVATION MAKE SURE WE HAVE YOUR CORRECT ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, NAME OF THE PERSON WITH A DISABILITY, THE TRIP YOU WANT TO BE ON (FRIDAY OR SATURDAY), AND THE NUMBER IN YOUR PARTY (4 MAXIMUM).    

THIS TOURNAMENT INCLUDES:
1.  THE BARBECUE IS ON SATURDAY MAY 14TH AFTER THE SATURDAY FISHING TRIP  AT ROBERTS POINT PARK PAVILION, COURTESY OF HEB., CHASE, GRADY'S BBQ, JORDAN FORD, ALAMO MOBILITY, AND DITWTEXAS.ORG. THE FOOD WILL BE SERVED STARTING AROUND 6 PM.

2.  A FREE FISHING TRIP ON THE ISLAND QUEEN II.  THE FRIDAY TRIP IS FROM 5PM - 9PM OR THE SATURDAY TRIP IS 1PM - 5PM.   YOU WILL FISH THE BAYS AND FLATS AROUND PORT ARANSAS (MADE POSSIBLE BY THE GASKINS FAMILY)

3.  TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE PROVIDES A FREE FISHING LICENSE FOR ALL EVENT PARTICIPANTS THAT WILL BE PASSED OUT AS YOU BOARD THE BOAT.

4.  DOLPHIN WATCH BAY TOURS ON THE MUSTANG ARE AVAILABLE AT A DISCOUNTED FEE TO ANGLERS ON WHEELS FAMILIES.  THIS IS NOT A FISHING TRIP.  IT IS A NATURE TOUR.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GO ON THE MUSTANG, CALL WOODY'S SPORTS CENTER TO BOOK A TRIP.  TELL THEM YOU ARE PART OF ANGLERS ON WHEELS FOR A DISCOUNTED RATE.  THIS IS NOT A FREE TRIP.  THEIR NUMBER IS 361-749-5252.  

5.  EVENT T- SHIRTS WILL BE PASSED OUT AT THE BARBECUE.  SHIRTS ARE FREE TO EVERY DISABLED FISHERMAN AND EXTRAS WILL BE SOLD TO HELP WITH COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS EVENT.

6.  LAST, BUT NOT LEAST, TOURNAMENT PRIZE MONEY FOR DISABLED FISHERMEN ONLY, PROVIDED BY JORDAN FORD, WILL ADD SOME EXCITEMENT TO THE FISHING.  PRIZES WILL BE PRESENTED FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY TRIPS AT THE FREE BARBECUE, SATURDAY AT ROBERTS POINT PARK PAVILION.   YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. TOURNAMENT RULES BELOW.

QUESTIONS CALL JENNY AT 830-688-0009 OR BARBARA AT 210-254-2310
WE LOVE OUR SPONSORS!

WITHOUT THEIR SUPPORT THERE WOULD
BE NO FISHING TRIP

FISHING TOURNAMENT RULES
Anglers On Wheels 2016

  1.  FISH CAUGHT ON BOARD THE ISLAND QUEEN II FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DURING THE TOURNAMENT ARE THE ONLY FISH ELIGIBLE FOR PRIZE MONEY

  2. TRASH FISH ARE EXCLUDED: HARDHEADS (SALTWATER CATFISH), RIBBON FISH, STINGRAY, EELS OR OCTOPUS.  THE ISLAND QUEEN CREW HAVE THE FINAL SAY.

  3.  THE MEASUREMENTS WILL BE MADE AND RECORDED BY THE CREW MEMBERS ONLY.

  4.  RULE CHANGE: FISHERMEN USING THEIR OWN TACKLE WILL BE ELIGIBLE BE IN THE TOURNAMENT.  WE WANT OUR FISHERMEN TO USE A REEL THAT IS BEST FOR THEM.   

  5.  YOU MUST BE A REGISTERED ANGLERS ON WHEELS PARTICIPANT.  VOLUNTEERS AND SPONSORS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR PRIZES.  PRIZE MONEY WILL GO TO THE DISABLED FISHERMAN ONLY.  IF A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER CATCHES A FISH THE PRIZE GOES TO THE FISHERMAN IN THEIR GROUP WITH A DISABILITY.  WE ARE HERE TO SUPPORT THEM.

  6.  NO PARTICIPANT MAY WIN MORE THAN ONE OF THE CASH PRIZES.  CONTESTANTS MAY ENTER MORE THAN 1 FISH.  IF THE SUCCEEDING FISH IS LARGER, THE SMALLER FISH WILL BE WITHDRAWN.  THE FINAL RULING OF ANY DISPUTES WILL BE DECIDED BY THE ISLAND QUEEN CREW.

  7.  IN THE EVENT OF A TIE.  THE FISHERMAN WHO CAUGHT THEIR FISH FIRST, ACCORDING TO THE LOG FORM WILL BE THE WINNER.

  8.  PARTICIPANTS AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE ANGLERS ON WHEELS RULES AND AGREE THAT FAILURE TO COMPLY WILL RESULT IN AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION.

  9.  WE ASK THAT TOURNAMENT WINNERS ALLOW PHOTOS TO BE TAKEN TO HELP PROMOTE THIS EVENT IN THE FUTURE.  THANK YOU.

  PLEASE EMAIL YOUR SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS TO:  BARBARA.BLAIR@DITWTEXAS.ORG


The Door In The Wall, Inc.
"Making life with a disability better"
Anglers On Wheels
2016 Schedule
May 13 & 14

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2014 FISHERMEN
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MORE GOOD TIMES!
Kody's Restaurant & Bar
2034 State Hwy 361
A good place to eat!

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VISIT OUR STORE !!
ANGLERS ON WHEELS 2015
FISHING TOURNAMENTS
TROY AND AUGIE ARE THE MEN BEHIND THE BBQ
Our Music Man, Jerry Syring
Even the oxygen bottle on the boat was ready to party!
It was a Gafftop weekend!
More pictures from May 2014
MOBY DICK'S RESTAURANT
FUN AND DELICIOUS!
Our September 2015 Tournament Winners
Congratulations to Frank Wapelhorst,
Jim Morris, Joe Moya,
 and Jeremy Diefenbach.
May 2015 Tournament Winner
Jim Morris, First Place
Presented by Ralph Kessler, Jr.
​May 2015 Tournament Winner
Alice Mann, Second Place 
Presented by Jim Morris
May 2015 Tournament Winner
Jerry Syring, Third Place
Presented by Ralph Kessler, Jr.
May 2015 Tournament Winner
Elizabeth Sanchez, 
Biggest Stringer
Presented by Jim Morris
May 2015 Tournament Winner
Adam Saldana
Pee Wee Fish
ANGLERS ON WHEELS MAY 2015
Accommodations

Here is a partial listing of accommodations available in Port Aransas. For more listings go to www.portaransas.org. Anglers On Wheels is not responsible for your room. These are not rooms that we are familiar with or recommend. If you have any problems with the rooms listed below, please contact us and we will remove them from this list. Sponsor Motels are: Tropic Island Motel and RV Park, Alister Square, and Sand Key Realty. An asterisk * indicates wheelchair accessibility. Ask questions when you book your room to make sure it is right for you. 

A LAUGHING HORSE LODGE                                             EXECUTIVE KEYS
877-734-9219                                                                        800-556-6999
ALISTER SQUARE INN                                                       GULF SHORES CONDO
361-749-3000                                                                       361-749-6257
AMERICA’S BEST VALUE INN*                                           HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS*
361-749-5450                                                                       361-749-5222

AMELIA'S LANDING                                                             KINGFISH COURTS
361-749-5572                                                                       361-749-5527
BEACHCOMBER MOTEL                                                    PELICAN CONDO*
361-749-6191                                                                       361-749-6226
BEACHGATE CONDO*                                                        PLANTATION SUITES*
866-749-2565                                                                       361-749-3866
BEACHHEAD CONDO                                                         SAND DOLLAR CITY (On Beach)
800-688-1217                                                                       361-749-5000

PORT A BEACH LODGE                                                     SAND KEY REALTY* 
361-749-5713                                                                       361-749-4255
BEST WESTERN OCEAN VILLA*                                       SHARK REEF RESORT
361-749-3010                                                                       361-749-6993
CAPTAIN’S QUARTERS INN                                              TROPIC ISLAND RESORT 
361-749-6005                                                                       & RV PARK                
CASA ON THE BEACH*                                                      361-749-6128
361-749-6942


CHANNEL VIEW CONDO
800-234-8110
CORAL CAY CONDO
800-221-4981
COURTYARD CONDO
800-749-1315
361-749-2324
DAYS INN*
361-749-5582