Galveston Launch Locations

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BobH
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Galveston Launch Locations

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Thinking about making a trip down to Galveston in the next few weeks when the weather lines up with my schedule. Where to launch for west bay or Christmas bay? I don't mind paying for a reasonably secure and completely legal place to park. Of course proximity to good fishing is a thought as well. Open to all options just know nothing of the area from this standpoint. Have a state park pass so I have thought about that.
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For an easy launch into christmas bay there is the launch at the end of Amigo Ln. 515 Amigo Ln, Freeport, TX 77541
This launch also has good parking and there are numerous spots that tend to hold fish. you have the south shoreline, to the east there's Churchill Bayou and directly North of the launch there is a deeper boat channel that holds if you catch it right.

In west bay your best bet would probably be the end of 8 mile road or Sportsmans road. Both launches have access to good fishing areas, (ie. Confederate reef or the marsh at the end of sportsman's). If you park at the end of sportsman's pay attention to the signs on where not to park.

Tight lines.
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Easiest way I know is to go to Austin Canoe & Kayak's website and look for their launch site map. It's semi-interactive and has bunches of launches. Then just pick one in the area you're thinking about.
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Sonny made a good map on his website. Click on the upper coast and check out all your options.

http://tailtailsigns.com/launch-points/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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jgj5533 wrote:Sonny made a good map on his website. Click on the upper coast and check out all your options.

http://tailtailsigns.com/launch-points/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Thanks everyone
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If you have a State Parks Pass, check out Galveston Island State Park. Some nice paddling trails there. I usually put in at the Lake Como launch.

https://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/boat/pa ... galveston/
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Yaklash wrote:Easiest way I know is to go to Austin Canoe & Kayak's website and look for their launch site map. It's semi-interactive and has bunches of launches. Then just pick one in the area you're thinking about.
I wouldn't say easy but this is what I found, not on their website. No I gave up but found this through a google search.

https://www.austinkayak.com/app" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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jgj5533 wrote:Sonny made a good map on his website. Click on the upper coast and check out all your options.

http://tailtailsigns.com/launch-points/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Thanks for posting this site.
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