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Venice Fishing Pier, Venice

Categories: Piers & Boardwalks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
Surround yourself with sounds and sights of the ocean and pull in a good catch at Venice Fishing Pier. You can bring your own fishing rod or rent equipment and purchase bait from a shop at the pier. You'll find coffee and snack vendors together with picnic areas, restrooms, and beach volleyball courts. You can watch dolphins and admire the view. The pier is open year-round, no license is needed to fish here. Take a look at our Venice itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Venice Fishing Pier and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We had several meals here for lunch and dinner. The sunset is spectacular and the sushi quite good. In fact, suggest lobster roll for lunch. 
  • A local institution and not to be missed, especially for a sunset stroll. Easy parking and accessibility for everyone. 
  • This pier, unlike some others in the general area, is not crowded. There is a single tackle/souvenir hut on the pier, other vendors can be found on the side walks around the restaurant (sharky's and f...  read more »
  • This is my favorite beach around! I live in the Tampa area, but I find those beaches to be too crowded for me. The beach near the Venice Fishing Pier is rarely jam packed, but has enough people to have fun people watching and be social with. The restrooms are clean and nice, although I wish they had a changing area. I am not a fan of changing my clothes in a bathroom stall. There is plenty of food around the area, and the pier is fun to walk on to watch the spectacular sunsets.
  • Great spot to catch all different species of fish. The local fisherman were friendly and helpful. Lots of strolling tourists to be mindful of while casting your line. You have to to be quick on the reel as the pelicans wait below to snatch your bounty. Love Venice...great place for a vacation.
  • I always enjoy fishing with my family at this peir. The gentleman at the bait shop is friendly and helpful. It's relaxing to walk the pier after a meal from one of the local restaurants.
  • Fins was fantastic. Plenty of parking for beach. Beautiful water. Coarse sand is the only thing wrong with this fabulous place
  • Fun place! See the pelicans, joke with the fisherfolk, take some pictures.
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