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Winter Warriors: Conquer Wintertime Wade Fishing

  February is typically one of the colder months of the year along the Texas coast, and is probably one of the times in the year when there’s much less of a swing in temperatures over that of late fall or early spring – it’s simply cold most of the time. This often means fairly common conditions from day to

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Big Savings On February Fishing – 2024

  Fly Fishing Special: Don’t miss out on this amazing 2-for-1 sale at the premier fly fishing lodge on the Texas coast. When you book a February, 2024, fly fishing trip for yourself, you can bring a second fly angler with you for free.   3-For-2 February Wade Fishing & Bay Fishing Special Join us at Bay Flats Lodge in

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The Bay Flats Holiday Gift Guide

As we close out the year, we are so thankful for all the amazing people we have shared our home with and those who are still planning to visit over the next month. With gift-giving season upon us, we have put together our favorite gifts this holiday season for those who love the Texas Coast as much as we do.

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Bay Flats Lodge Helping Sponsor the 2023 San Antonio Bay Shorelines Cleanup

presents   2023 San Antonio Bay Shorelines Cleanup   Save The Dates Tuesday Sept 26 – Seadrift Saturday Sept 30 – Port O’Connor   Be a Bay R.A.T. and recruit your team today! Sign up by phoning (713) 829-2852 or email allanberger@outlook.com   Plastic Pollution   In the fall of 2020, San Antonio Bay Partnership began organizing a Shorelines Cleanup around the

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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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Wings and Tails

It Starts in November A majestic time begins each year in November here at Bay Flats Lodge on the Texas coast. As our southern shores begin to cool, ducks look to Texas as an escape from the bitter northern winters. It’s a destination where the ducks find ample food provisions coupled with lavish marshlands and vast open warm bay waters.

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You’ll Be Back. We Promise!

    How often does someone patronize a hunting and fishing lodge specifically because of its over-the-top food, its attentive service staff, or its superb team of professional guides? You may think of a couple lodges you’d return to for one or maybe two of those features. However, you probably can’t find many that offer excellence in all three of those

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Texas Reds – Lone Star Low Land

The Local Knowledge Fishing Show focuses on the differing and often humorous viewpoints of two drastically different fishermen from opposite sides of the country. Ali Hussainy of San Diego, California, is the President of BD Outdoors, the largest fishing site on the web. Capt. Rush Maltz is a born and raised Florida Keys fishing guide. Each is a master on

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ecological season at Bay Flats Lodge

‘Tis the Ecological Season!

        Welcome to Bay Flats Lodge, our luxury fishing and hunting lodge on the Texas Coast! During our on-going ecological season at Bay Flats Lodge, we are proud to showcase our environmental promise called The Zero Plastic Initiative. As a promise to the environment and local waterways, we vow to protect these waters for future generations of

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Come Fly With Us!

From the bay system to the accommodations, from the sight casting to the upscale dining, we’re your coastal fly-fishing destination. Its where saltwater fly-fishing aficionados can expect each part of their trip to be the most incredible part of their experience.     Welcome To Fly-Fishing Paradise Speed out to super remote creeks and salt flats in our state-of-the-art, ultra-light

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Plan A More Sustainable Fishing Trip

The term “conservation” often takes on different meanings based upon the subject of the conversation. For example, a homebuilder’s focal point may be to build homes with high energy conservation ratings. Farmers and ranchers in dry regions of the country focus primarily on water conservation to nurture their crops and livestock. Whereas it’s understandable that a coastal guide outfit may mainly

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Why Our Guests Keep Coming Back!

Long time Bay Flats Lodge customer, Joe LaFico, shares his experiences at Bay Flats Lodge over the last 15 years and reveals why he and his fishing buddies keep coming back year after year. See why Joe keeps coming back to the best fishing and hunting lodge on the Texas coast: www.bayflatslodge.com  

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YETI mugs with the BFL logo

When You Get Here . . .

My wife, Deb, and I have been hosting anglers and hunters here at our lodge in Seadrift, Texas, for the past 20 years. Nothing makes us happier than being able to share this incredible ecological community with our guests. As a guest at Bay Flats Lodge, you now receive Yeti drinkware as a token of our appreciation. Your Yeti cup

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aerial view of Cedar Bayou | Bay Flats Lodge | Texas Fishing Lodge

Imperative Resurrection of Cedar Bayou

Cedar Bayou is the saltwater channel that separates San Jose Island and Matagorda Island. The past couple thousand years, this bayou has existed as a natural pass supplying vital Gulf of Mexico water to the Aransas, Matagorda, and San Antonio Bay systems. During the times when Cedar Bayou has been open to the Gulf, the area’s ecosystem and fishery have

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