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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

Day 2 starts off with a bang as our first stop yielded speckled trout immediately hammering live shrimp offerings.  We started getting a decent box and it stops at about 5 trout because our friends the dolphins moved in and it was over.  I have heard many people state that it does not matter if dolphins are spewing their breath in your face when you are on a bite.  Every time I’ve encountered dolphins they have stopped the catching and today was frustrating when it happened again.. being more stubborn than dolphins I knew the trout would be all over the reefs so we picked up to move to another one and resumed our count.  By 8am we were at our limit of 20 beautiful fish so off we went looking for what’s next.  Similar to yesterday the red fish were scarce and the drum we are nowhere to be found.  Kenny did however garnish the box with a nice 23″ red to end the day and the fishing part of their trip on a nice note.  The family who fishes together stays together I believe was the last statement profoundly said and that will be on next year’s shirt!


Capt. Cody Spencer

Another good fishing trip for these 3 guys out of the San Antonio area. Limits of trout up to 22 inches. Solid bite all morning drifting with shrimp under a popping cork over shell. Finding the off colored water was the key to getting bit. Look forward to having them again today!


Capt. Jason Wagenfehr

Wading with lures Tuesday. Trout to 23″ and reds up to 26″. Best baits were Thumping mullet in roach and plum/chartreuse.


Capt. Steve Boldt

Wednesday was a good start to croaker season!



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 – Effective May 1st

(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.

For more info, click on:

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

Thursday                       0 % Precip. / 0.0 in

Sunshine and a few afternoon clouds. High 87F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night            0 % Precip. / 0.0 in

Mostly clear. Low 62F. Winds light and variable.

Friday                              0 % Precip. / 0.0 in

Mainly sunny. High 83F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph.

Friday Night                  0 % Precip. / 0.0 in

Clear skies. Low 67F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.

Saturday                         0 % Precip. / 0.0 in

Wind increasing. A few clouds from time to time. High 81F. Winds SSE at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.

Saturday Night             0 % Precip. / 0.0 in

A few clouds. Low 71F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.


Generally light west to north wind expected today. Weak onshore flow will develop tonight and continue Friday as surface high pressure moves east and surface pressures lower over western Texas. Onshore flow will increase to moderate levels over the weekend. Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be possible early next week.

Coastal Water Temperature:

Rockport            79.0 degrees

Seadrift               75.9 degrees

Port Aransas      77.0 degrees


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