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How can you not like this pier?

Well, maybe if it's cold and windy!!! Otherwise, fun place to walk before a visit to Sharkey's!!

Reviewed 11 March 2012
Venice Fishing Pier

Great views especially at sunset. Enjoyed watching the fishermen.

Reviewed 4 March 2012
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Venice Fishing Pier, 1600 Harbor Dr. S., Venice Island, FL 34285. OPEN DAILY. Fishing License is NOT Required. The Venice Fishing Pier is located at Brohard Park on the south end of the island of Venice, and is owned by the City of Venice. The...more
1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
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Reviewed 11 March 2012

Well, maybe if it's cold and windy!!! Otherwise, fun place to walk before a visit to Sharkey's!!

Thank BeverlyMA
Reviewed 10 March 2012

If you like to watch people fishing, cleaning their catch & hungry seagulls waiting for leftovers, you might enjoy this.

1  Thank bearded_bard
Reviewed 8 March 2012

A bit stuffy if you know what I mean--head on over to the North Jetty across the way. There you will feel welcome, down to earth and in the company of friends. I have heard people say that the North Jetty is a bit rough...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2012

Great views especially at sunset. Enjoyed watching the fishermen.

Thank SuperDave471
Reviewed 25 February 2012

I am avid fisherman from boats, but this pier is one of the nicest I have seen. Very large, goes far out into the ocean and has a bait shop on the pier that also rents equipment. It is also of note you do not...More

Thank wantingwarmer
Reviewed 22 February 2012

The fishing pier is right in front of "Sharkys", and on a beautiful stretch of beach. We will walk down the pier, see what the fisherman are catching, then stop in at Sharky's for a beer. They have rooftop seating which allows for a beautiful...More

Thank newanne
Reviewed 20 February 2012

some people fishing from the pier with a little bait shop, gift shop in the middle. Beautiful park to the south near dog beach.

1  Thank NHFishing
Reviewed 14 February 2012

Check out the pier - beautiful views. Lots of people taking a stroll on the pier. A great place to chill out.

Thank scenesteruk
Reviewed 14 February 2012

A great place to visit and food at the location was really good

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 9 February 2012

Perfect place for people and dolphin watching. Knowledgeable locals.

Thank BPartlan
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Ryan M
22 May 2018|
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Response from amarion3 | Reviewed this property |
You are able to rent gear on the pier but depending on how much fishing/how many days/people you may want to bring your own. I also felt like bait prices were a bit high.
27 July 2017|
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Response from seancQ5943NN | Reviewed this property |
No but you can see the dog beach from the pier so it’s close by
marjorie f
4 November 2016|
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Response from seancQ5943NN | Reviewed this property |
There are charters that leave close to the Venice jetty but if you don’t catch anything you can go to the crows nest at eat there