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Bay Flats Lodge, Inc.,
391 Bayside Drive,
P.O. Box 580, Seadrift, Texas 77983-0580

Texas : 77983-0580
Lodge : 361-785-2686
Fax : 361-785-4176

Bay Flats Lodge on San Antonio Bay

By Captain Chris Martin



Capt. Stephen Boriskie

Repeating long time customers yesterday at Bay Flats Lodge and I got to fish this foursome of entertaining gents including their host Mike C along with the two Davids and Todd.  Accomplished anglers already, I appreciated that they listened to my suggestions and applied them too – we guys struggle with that as you gals may know! The efforts began slow on results for keeper trout after bouncing around trying many reefs and sand bars but finally mid morning we had our four man limit of 20 Speckled trout. Switching our focus to more of the delicious table fare in our bays, we changed out tackle and went after Black Drum.  The large drum hit first and we had a quick 3 then it slowed and we had 6 after an hour and I thought it would be another limit thing but the bite stopped and we called it a darn good day around 1 pm.  Today we get after them again with this same group and come 4 am we will crank it back up.  Tight Lines to all and happy Sunday.


Capt. Billy Freudensprung

Another fast paced Saturday morning for trout. Once we got in them good we had no time for photos, fish flopping all over the boat and hooks loaded with fresh croaker sailing back to trick the hungry fish.


Capt. Colton Knipling

Slow steady limit of trout yesterday. Mud/shell in 2.5′ of water. Ready for day two today!



Remember, “Fishing here is not about challenging your fishing limits, but about the art of relaxation.” Good luck, and tight lines to you all…!



New Airboat Fishing Prices

(Does NOT Include Lodging, Meals, or Cost of Bait)

  • 2 Anglers per boat $600
  • 3 Anglers per boat $625
  • 4 Anglers per boat $675
  • 5 Anglers per boat $700


Airboat Tours

Wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy our new “Texas Gem” airboat tours. Come and explore all that nature has to offer in a unique airboat fashion that many may never get to experience. See the native Mottled Duck in the Guadalupe Delta, any of a number of species of birds out on Matagorda Island, or the American Alligator in the Guadalupe River. It’s sure to be an outing you’ll never forget.

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Airboat Tour Prices:

1-4 Passengers          $300 (2 Hours)

Each Additional Hour   $100



2016 December Fishing Special

You and your party can enjoy a great ending to the year with some well-deserved rest and relaxation as you savor some fabulous cuisine, enjoy first-class accommodations, and experience great fishing at some of the best rates Bay Flats Lodge will offer all year long.

$412 per person 2 Guests per boat

$275 per person 3 Guests per boat

$232 per person 4 Guests per boat

(Includes 1 night lodging, 3 meals, and 1 full-day of fishing

Live bait provided at additional charge, if requested.

6.00% Texas Hotel Occupancy Tax not included.


Three-Day Weather Forecast

Sunday                           60 % Precip. / 0.11 in

Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High near 80F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Sunday Night               50 % Precip. / 0.46 in

Variably cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Low 72F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Monday                          80 % Precip. / 0.86 in

Thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. High near 80F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Monday Night              50 % Precip. / 0.07 in

Scattered thunderstorms during the evening, then partly cloudy overnight. A few storms may be severe. Low 74F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

Tuesday                          30 % Precip. / 0.01 in

Widely scattered showers or a thunderstorm early. Then partly cloudy. High 84F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.

Tuesday Night              50 % Precip. / 0.09 in

Partly cloudy with late night showers or thunderstorms. Low 72F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.


A weak to moderate onshore flow will continue today and will increase tonight into Monday. Showers and thunderstorms will be on the increase today and tonight. Onshore flow and seas will then slowly subside Monday night through midweek as a cold front approaches from the north. Rain chances will be the greatest from Sunday night into Monday and again on Wednesday and Thursday.

Coastal Water Temperature:

Rockport             82.9 degrees

Seadrift               81.0 degrees

Port Aransas      81.0 degrees


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