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The Righteous Gemstones’ Edi Patterson Likes Playing ‘Weirdos’

June 17, 2023 | By Dina Gachman

The deep-water port of Texas City has long been known for its refineries, shrimp boils, and the longest human-made fishing pier in the world at 5.3 miles.

In Texas City, Boyd’s One Stop Goes Bonkers for Crawfish

March 19, 2018 | By Susan L. Ebert

True to its name, Boyd’s One Stop sells just about anything you might need for a day of fishing and relaxing on the Texas City Dike, a roughly 5-mile-long dike built in the early 1900s to protect the Texas City Channel from silting in and crosscurrents. You’ll find drinks, snacks, caps, sunscreen, sunglasses, flashlights, rain slickers, fishing rods, fillet knives, and spice blends.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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