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Welder Flats WMA: Activities at a Glance


Phone: (979) 323-9553
Address:
County Courthouse, Room 101
Bay City, TX 77414

Contact: Matt Neslon

Dates Open: Open year round. Access is by boat.

Fishing

Fishing Permitted

For general information on fishing requirements and restrictions, see the Outdoor Annual Fishing Regulations. For information on fishing licenses, stamps, and tags see Outdoor Annual Fishing Licenses.

Salt-water fishing for red drum (redfish), black drum, spotted sea trout and flounder are permitted with a fishing license and saltwater stamp.

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing Permitted

Viewing wildlife is an enjoyable activity that is available in many of the Wildlife Management Areas of Texas.

Detailed Wildlife Viewing Information for the Welder Flats WMA