Bay Flats welcomes you to our new lodge
Bay Flats Lodge is here to give you the trip of a lifetime. We’ve built what we believe to be the finest lodge there is to go with our world-class fishing and waterfowling. We have 20,900 sq. feet of comfort for you to put your feet up after an awesome hunt or epic fishing trip. Your stay will be fueled by an awesome dining experience each evening. Corporate groups are our specialty, so bring your team for team building experiences like no other. We offer accommodations, meeting-conference room and seasoned-veteran guides to accommodate up to 56 guests. Our goal is to ensure you have the best outdoors experience possible. Since 1996 Chris and Deb Martin have been entertaining fishing and duck hunting guests. In 2016 Bay Flats Lodge is now offering trophy whitetail hunts only minutes from the lodge. The lodge & Marina offer 40,000 feet of parking. Come stay with us at Bay Flats Lodge.
LODGING & MEALS – $ 230.00 per Person / per Night Double Room Occupany
– $ 355.00 per Person / per Night Single Room Occupancy
( $ 100.00 Children 12 years-old and younger )
WINTER FISHING SPECIAL: Dec. 2019 – Jan. 2020
Boat or Wade Fishing (Includes 3 Meals, 1 Night Lodging, & Fishing Guide)
The following conditions apply to the 2019-20 Wintertime Special:
- Live bait and Texas Hotel Tax costs not included.
- When rescheduling due to bad weather, we will allow you to reschedule your trip any time within the following 12-months.
- If you reschedule for any reason other than bad weather, you will be required to reschedule your trip for the period of Dec. 2020 thru Jan. 2021.
- Full-Day 2 anglers per boat – $500/angler
- Half-Day 2 anglers per boat – $475/angler
- Full-Day 3 anglers per boat – $375/angler
- Half-Day 3 anglers per boat – $350/angler
- Full-Day 4 anglers per boat – $350/angler
- Half-Day 4 anglers per boat – $325/angler
- Simms Chest-Wader Rentals + Boots is $35/day
- Simms Wading Boot Rentals (Boots Only) is $20/day
- If you plan to wade fish, please bring your own rods & reels. Rod & reel rental $30 per day.
- We supply rods & reels when fishing from the boat.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Check-in is typically between 4:00PM-5:00PM in our upstairs great room where you will enjoy a warm welcome from our exceptional staff, setting the stage for an extraordinary Bay Flats Lodge experience.
Your activities at the Lodge will revolve around the following daily itinerary:
- 5:30PM Appetizers
- 6:30PM Dinner
- 5:00AM Breakfast
- 6:00-7:00AM Boat Departure
- Upon returning from your day of fishing, take advantage of the opportunity for some downtime by retreating to your room. Enjoy a refreshing shower, or simply relax for a while as you decompress before having to jump in the car to drive home.
Appetizers are served each afternoon at 5:30PM in our airy outdoor kitchen, and may include any two of a host of delicious items such as:
- Golden fried quail legs with an aioli sauce.
- Bacon-wrapped shrimp diablos brushed with jalapeno kiwi jelly.
- Spicy pulled-pork tacos topped with a zesty pico de gallo salsa.
- Tangy south of the border Mexican shrimp cocktail.
- Fresh red snapper ceviche atop homemade corn tostadas.
- Authentic and traditional frijoles charros (cowboy beans) flavored with bacon , garlic, tomatoes, green chiles, jalapeños, cilantro and a variety of other spices.
- Skewered prime ribeye beef tips grilled to perfection.
A four-course dinner, to include complimentary wine for each guest, is served nightly at 6:30PM in our upstairs great room and kitchen, and is usually concluded each evening with any one of a variety of luscious desserts like New Orleans style bread pudding in bourbon sauce. Main entrees typically include:
- 16 oz. aged center-cut Black Angus ribeye steak accompanied by hefty stalks of fresh jumbo asparagus and creamy rosemary mashed potatoes, or…
- Double-boned, center-cut pork chops with a balsamic glaze atop a delicious bed of wilted spinach over polenta.
- Roasted raspberry chipotle sauce brushed over maple-leaf-rendered grilled duck breast plated on top of a dirty rice made with duck fat.
- Or, our kitchen staff can help you capture the true essence of authentic Texas Gulf coast cuisine by allowing us to prepare your catch of speckled trout and/or redfish using a blend of spices like Chef Paul Prudhomme’s world-famous Blackened Redfish Magic.
Breakfast Prior To Your Day On The Water
A hot breakfast is offered in our upstairs kitchen beginning at 5:00AM each morning prior to your day on the water.
- Scrambled Eggs
- Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits
- Creamy Sausage Gravy
- Sausage Kolaches
- A Variety of Dry Cereals
- Granola Breakfast Bars
- Fresh Fruit
- Smoked Applewood Bacon
- Pan Sausage
- Coffee, Tea, Orange Juice, and Milk
Signature Boat Lunches
Our gourmet sandwiches, that we make on Sheila Partin’s Jalapeño Cheese bread, consist of four different meats, with cheese included, and are the main attraction of our daily boat lunches, which are also complimented with plenty of chips, cookies, soft drinks and cold water.
General Booking, Deposits and Cancellations
A 50% non-refundable deposit for the cost of the entire party is due at the time of booking. However, you have 30 days before your arrival date to reduce the number of guests and/or boats. Customers reducing the number of guest and/or boats with less than 30 days’ notice will still be billed the original cost of the trip. Any customer cancelling a trip with less than 30 days’ notice will forfeit their deposit.
Gratuity (Tipping) Guidelines:
Keep in mind these are only guidelines, and that the final decision is solely up to you based upon your experience.
- $10 for kitchen staff, per guest/day
- $10 for the housekeeping, per room/day
- $75 to $100 for guide, per day
- $5 to $10 per guests donation will be matched by lodge for fish habitat projects
Learn More about Marine Habitat Projects
To assure a better fishery and habitat for our future, when you visit Bay Flats Lodge and make a donation to Building Conservation Trust (BCT) Coastal Conservation Association’s Habitat Program, Bay Flats Lodge will match your donation. These donations fund grassroots-driven projects that achieve one or more of five key objectives: Restore degraded habitats; Create new habitats; Advance the science of coastal habitat and marine fisheries conservation; Foster habitat stewardship; and Educate coastal communities on the value of conservation.
Are dogs allowed?
Yes, but dogs must be left outside of rooms in kennels. You will be charged $100 fee if you do not have traveling kennels for dogs.
Our Newest Accommodations – “The Reef” and “The Flats” at Bay Flats
Times change, but our dedication to perfecting the travel experience never will. Our highly personalized staff, combined with authentic accommodations of the highest quality, embodies a home away from home for those who know and appreciate the best.
We all need an escape route from the hustle and bustle of daily life, just to unwind and to breathe a little. Finding a path to relaxation is very important for a happy, healthy lifestyle. Dreams can come true when everything old becomes new again. Welcome to “The Reef” and “The Flats”, our newest additions to the superior line of Bay Flats Lodge properties.
The Reef: Sleeps 9 guests, 5-Bedrooms, Private Exclusive, Elevator, Screened in Deck, Common Area, large bathrooms, sitting areas, and plenty of parking.
The Flats: Sleeps 17 guests, 8- bedrooms, offers 8-private bathrooms, common area upstairs, 1,200 feet of sprawling deck with patio furniture, 1,200 feet shaded sitting area outside bottom rooms, lighted walk path, in closet safes, and great for corporate exclusive accommodations
Enjoy the breeze while staying in our newest rooms
Suites at new lodge.
Kitchen upstairs at new lodge.
New lodge building – sleeps up to 17 guests.
New Lodge Great Room.
Upper deck at new lodge.
One of 8 rooms at the new lodge.
One of 8 rooms at the new lodge.
New Lodge bathrooms. There are 8 bathrooms like this one.
Master bath at guests house.
Master room at guests house.
Pintail room at main lodge.
Main lodge lounge area.
Fire ring at main lodge.
Main lodge downstairs bedrooms. Lower and upper decks.
Main lodge outdoor kitchen where appetizers are served. Another area to hold your next meeting or gathering.
Main lodge fire ring.