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Fishing Piers

Fort Pickens -- West of Pensacola, Florida Fishing Pier
Fort Pickens Park is located on the far west end of Santa Rosa Island. If you're coming from Pensacola, you would have to first cross both of the bridges to get to Pensacola Beach Blvd. You would then take a right onto Fort Pickens Rd. After a couple of miles you'll come to a toll booth at the entrance of Fort Pickens. Free to those who have purchased a day permit or annual pass to any National Park. A "Night Owl" pass is available for those who aren't camping and want to stay past midnight.
For cost information, please call 850.934.2635.

Navarre, Florida Fishing Pier
8579 Gulf Blvd., Navarre, Florida
Each spring, fishermen flock to the Navarre Beach State Park Fishing Pier anticipating the first Cobia, Mackerel, and Pompano runs along the Gulf Coast.
900-foot fishing pier.
For cost information, please call 850.936.6188.

Okaloosa Island / Fort Walton Beach, Florida Fishing Pier
1030 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
1262-foot fishing pier, cost is $6.50 per person to fish.
For cost information, please call 850.244.1023.

Dan Russell Municipal Pier-- Panama City Beach, Florida Fishing Pier
16101 Back Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, Florida
1,642-foot fishing pier.
For cost information, please call 850.233.5080.

Pensacola Beach, Florida Fishing Pier
41 Fort Pickens Road, Pensacola Beach, Florida
1,475-foot fishing pier.
For cost information, please call 850.934.7200.

Pensacola, Florida Fishing Bridge
1750 Bayfront Parkway, Pensacola, Florida
Located at Wayside Park behind the Visitor Information Center
1.5 miles of bridge for fishing, 25 400-watt lights for night fishing, park your car, truck, or camper, near your fishing spot on the bridge, restrooms on-site, covered picnic tables adjacent at Wayside Park. Fees and instructions are available at the fee collection box located at the foot of the bridge.A saltwater license is not required to fish from the bridge; the county has purchased licensing for the bridge structure itself for fishing. For information about the fishing bridge or to get an annual pass, contact Parks & Recreation at 850.475.5220.

Fishing Bridge Rules:

  • NO jumping or diving off the bridge.
  • NO standing or sitting on the rails
  • NO pets on the bridge.
  • NO loitering or solicitation.
  • NO unapproved vendors.
  • No fireworks or weapons.
  • NO recreational vehicles (RVs) or motor homes.
  • A maximum of four rods per fisherman is allowed.
  • Rods must be attended at all times.
  • Tackle and bait should be contained within individual fishing area.
  • A maximum of two crab baskets per person is allowed.
  • Crab baskets must be attended at all times.
  • Clean up your fishing area! Use trash barrels provided on the bridge.
  • Use proper fishing etiquette.
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Abide by parking signage placed on the bridge.
  • Report any problems on the bridge to the Escambia County Recreation Division, 475-5220.
  • A fishing license is not required to fish on the Pensacola Bay Fishing Bridge.
  • FWC regulations apply on the Pensacola Bay Fishing Bridge (www.myfwc.org).
  • Report fisheries violations to the FWC 24-hour hotline (888-404-3922).

Alabama Fishing Piers

Alabama Fishing Piers

Gulf Shores, Alabama Fishing Pier
Gulf State Park, State Hwy. 182--Beach Highway
825-foot fishing pier. For cost information, please call 251.948.7275

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