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Texas City Dike

5 miles south-east into the mouth of Galveston Bay, Texas City, TX
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Great Place to fish

This has some great shoreline fishing. There is a bait place right before you get on the dike so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ed l
,
Kemah, Texas
Spring Visit.

Spring break is near so the dike is not free to enter. But that's fine if you want to fish... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
TXSher
,
Texas City, Texas
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  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
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“great fishing” (5 reviews)
“beach area” (4 reviews)
“porta potties” (3 reviews)
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5 miles south-east into the mouth of Galveston Bay, Texas City, TX
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"beach combing"
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"bait"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has some great shoreline fishing. There is a bait place right before you get on the dike so that makes in nice. It says you can't camp on the dike, but you can fish all night and day.

Thank ed l
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Spring break is near so the dike is not free to enter. But that's fine if you want to fish, picnic, birdwatch, run on the beach or my favorite-watch the dolphins. Although, not many, we did watch a small pod swimming at the end of...More

1  Thank TXSher
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Drive on down and see what this place is all about. Just walking or picnicking birds looking for food and of course fishing. There is plenty to do and a beautiful place for sunrise or sunset. You owe it to yourself and your family, come...More

Thank generoblyer
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

There are several boat ramp that you can use to launch your boat. The very last one at the end is convenient. 3 boat ramps. Great place to access the Texas Bay Area for fishing and cruising.

Thank jonreen
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Great place to fish along waters edge. A very favorite spot for locals and those around Houston etc. Fun n just to ride around, enjoy nature and watch ocean going vessels come into Houston ship channel from the ocean.

Thank Diwil42
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Went to fish for reds and caught several strippers and reds. Had a great time! Free to launch the boat...

Thank gcaballero
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

The dike is a great place to fish and have fun with the family. They have a park for the kids to play. Boat ramps are available and also fishing from the pier or the rocks. The sunset is beautiful. People even parasail and that...More

1  Thank Carla B
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed ourselves while my husband enjoyed fishing we had fun in the water with kids we al were satisfied and liked every part of it we brought our grill and coolers and just bar b qu out bring a tent or umbrella cause the...More

Thank PoyitahBae
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. It cost $5 to drive in it a warmth folks fishing. A little park at the entrance. Not a must see but a couple monuments in the area.

Thank TAMAN1951
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I drove down the dike and back just to check it out. It looked like a nice place to fish, but there was trash everywhere. At the end of the dike, you can see the plants in Texas City, Galveston, the ferries,...More

3  Thank Amber H
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Norma G
April 22, 2018|
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Response from ed l | Reviewed this property |
Texas Dike
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Patricia L
March 6, 2018|
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Response from jonreen | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have camped there a while back. On occasions there are folks that fish all night with generators. It’s best to ask the guys that work the gate entrance.
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Alinn3
August 11, 2017|
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Response from REHolm | Reviewed this property |
The shallow bay beach at the end of the dike are good places to choose over the rip tides of the beach at Galveston. No life guards on duty here however, but the predictable roll of the waves from the Ship channel can be... More
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