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Murray Martin

The Unforgettable Lodge Experience at Bay Flats Lodge

Welcome to Bay Flats Lodge, where the thrill of the outdoors meets the comfort of a home away from home. Nestled in the heart of the bay, our lodge offers a unique blend of adventure and tranquility that is sure to captivate both seasoned outdoorsmen and novices alike. From the thrill of bay fishing to the serenity of fly fishing,

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Sight Cast Fishing Products At Bay Flats Lodge

Bay Flats Lodge knows quality, and Sight Cast offers some of the best when it comes to salt water fishing. Steven and Alan, two brothers who found a passion for fly fishing, decided to turn that passion into something more. That is how Sight Cast was born. Steven gives an in depth look into the backstory and how far they’ve

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Skiff Wanderer Discovers a Hidden Gem in Texas: Bay Flats Lodge

The Skiff Wanderer Visits Bay Flats Lodge Bay Flats Lodge was pleased to host Peter, the man behind Skiff Wanderer, on his latest  adventure chasing redfish in Seadrift, Texas. He was able to document his time there, capturing the essence of a hidden jewel in the heart of Texas.   Upon arriving at the lodge, Peter was immediately struck by its

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Customer Testimonial: Parker and Rhyder’s Father & Son Experience

A Father and Son Fishing Adventure to Remember at Bay Flats Lodge If you still have reservations on booking your next fishing adventure with Bay Flats, read this testimonial directly from a very satisfied customer on a previous stay with his son. These memories will last a lifetime! This is from BFL customer Parker Carroll on April 16, 2023: Captain

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Duck Soup, a beloved recipe passed down through three generations of family

Recently, our owner Chris Martin was generous enough to share his long time family recipe, Duck Soup with Garden & Gun Magazine. Chris’ family has been perfecting the recipe over the last 25 years and our guests have enjoyed being greeted to the Lodge by the rich aroma of the beloved family recipe.  We’re thrilled to have this recipe be

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Catch & Release Fishing Tournament at Bay Flats Lodge

March 21, 2023, marked another Bay Flats Lodge corporate customer Catch & Release fishing tournament, and it was a big success. The Ontivity telecommunications equipment company hosted 40 of their guests for a visit to the lodge for some much needed fun and recreation.    Part of the festivities included ten 4-man fishing teams competing for bragging rights in their

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Fly Water Travel Promotes BFL Fly Fishing Adventures!

Did you know that Fly Water Travel (a Far Bank company) is now promoting bookings for Bay Flats Lodge fly fishing adventures? This premier travel agency specializes in providing anglers with the ultimate fly fishing experience. The team of experts at Fly Water Travel can assist you with travel planning details, including answering any questions you might have surrounding your

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Bay Flats Lodge Joins The Fly Shop’s Preferred Lodge Program

Bay Flats Lodge Joins The Fly Shop’s Preferred Lodge Program We couldn’t be happier to announce that Bay Flats Lodge has joined The Fly Shop’s Preferred Lodge Program! Being selected as a preferred lodge by The Fly Shop is a huge honor and a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team.  For those of you who may

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Bay Flats Lodge Joins the Winston Preferred Lodge Program

Bay Flats Lodge is excited to announce that they have been selected to join the Winston Preferred Lodge Program. This program is designed to recognize destination lodges that provide exceptional fly fishing experiences, and that have Winston rods that are ideal for the available fishery. Winston is a company that is well known in the fly fishing industry for its

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12 Days Of Christmas

Call us Santa because we have 12 days of Christmas giving from our Online Pro Shop. Starting December 4th we’re offering gifts with purchase each day to put under the tree for all your loved ones to see. 12 Days of Christmas ends on December 15.  12/4: FREE Can Koozie when you spend $100 on BFL merch  12/5: FREE Cast

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Texas Coastal Duck Hunting Prep – Part II of II

In Part I, we touched on the thrill of duck season, along with some of the clothing items you should consider for being comfortable during the upcoming season. Now, we’re going to begin talking a little about the shotgun you might like to use this season. To begin, you’ll need a gun that can get the job done. A semi-automatic

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Coronavirus Precautions – How We’re Responding

It’s Our Responsibility At Bay Flats Lodge, we are responsible for prioritizing two things: The health and well-being of our guests and employees Playing a positive role in supporting federal, state, and local health officials as they work to contain the virus. First and foremost on our mind is the health and well-being of our guests and employees. We’ll continue

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Texas Coastal Duck Hunting Prep – Part I of II

What You Need to Know for your Texas Coastal Duck Hunting Experience:  Many duck hunters probably fell in love with duck hunting the very first moment they stepped into a blind. For many it was probably at a very young age. Call it silly if you will, but there’s just something special about being out in the cold, wet, salty

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September’s Bay Fishing Forecast

The Skinny For those of you who haven’t ventured to the Texas coast recently for a summertime fishing trip simply due to the blistering summertime heat, then you should start making plans to do so in September. The latter weeks of September generally signify the first real relief from high temperatures as Texas. This change begins when we start to

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