Near gale force winds knocked out fishing Sunday. However, we did have one report, and it was not a fishing report but one of survival.

We are in that time of year between now and late spring when strong cold fronts hit the upper Texas coast with suddenness and ferocious winds. Sunday was a good example, and David Piper's report gives a good indication of the dangers.

Capt. Joe Kent is a columnist for The Daily News. Report your catch to reel.report@galvnews.com or call 409-683-5273.

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