Upper right: Wearing a wetsuit, 69-year-old Tommy Suggs of Balsam, N.C., surfs at I.B. Magee Jr. Beach Park. Staff photo by Dan Parker
Summer is the time of year when the beach in Port Aransas sees its largest number of visitors. But some would say they still like the shore just fine even when the mercury plummets. All of the photos on this page were shot in January.
Right: Wilson da Rosa of San Antonio does some surf fishing. Staff photo by Dan Parker
Below left: Chuck Swenson of Brainerd, Minn. enjoys a little metal detecting on a foggy morning. Staff photo by Dan Parker
Middle left: Doug Knoer of Port Aransas walks his dog, a silk terrier named Bella. Staff photo by Lee Harrison
Upper left: Cliff Hiner of Denver, Colo., rides a foil board while wing surfing. Staff photo by Dan Parker
Above: A man cruising near the south jetty is surrounded by gulls. Staff photo by Dan Parker