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Address: 501 E Maxan St, South Padre Island, TX 78578-4501
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This one-acre park and fishing pier was once the Queen Isalbella Causeway.

This one-acre park and fishing pier was once the Queen Isalbella Causeway.

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Nice afternoon venture

We walked the pier and watched some people fish, was not crowded. Had a nice little shop, it had everything from trinkets to fish bait It was a fun walking around Queen Isabella... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
junetimallow
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Platte City, Missouri
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Platte City, Missouri
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We walked the pier and watched some people fish, was not crowded. Had a nice little shop, it had everything from trinkets to fish bait It was a fun walking around Queen Isabella and seeing the Lighthouse and unique little shopping stores. .

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Midwest City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I always reserve some time to fish on the pier advertised as the longest fishing pier in Texas, and I've never been disappointed. You do need a Texas salt water fishing license to fish in the Gulf and off the pier, and the local convenience store co-located with the pier can supply you with a license----along with fishing gear, bait,... More 

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Berthoud, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Really cool to be able to get so far out into the Laguna Madre ! Feels like you're on a vessel. Will return for sure ! Hit the "Quick-Stop" for your bait and tackle. Folks were very cool there !

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We stay at the KOA and get passes to this pier. Without the pass, this place is a bit expensive at $9 per pole. The pier itself is great and we always do well fishing here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

great spot to fish and friendly staff lots of people,,,,,you can see dolphins and lots of crab.....I will go back again and I recommend it for everyone...

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Midland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

The boys went almost every night fishing, they had a blast, caught a lot of different kids of fish. For teenage boys it was perfect.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We just got a [dizzy] thrill walking out in the water so far and it's just up to your knees, then your waist. Recommend wearing waders ...so many fishermen were out in the water in waders and boats. The bridge itself has an unusual history. Go on the Breakaway Dolphin cruise with Captain Paul [very knowledgeable le and handsome too]... More 

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Austin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is $9 a person with your own pole. There's a 50 cent rebate if you're a senior. There is not another one available at all in the area so if you want to fish-this is it. The staff was nice. They don't make any effort to clean up debris but do empty the garbage cans. The one chair restroom... More 

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Hopedale, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

It was a cloudy day and no one was there. Beautiful views of the bay. waters were clear and it was just a really nice place. Nothing exiting, but a very calm walk.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

Access is free, and they also have a picnic area, with BBQ's provided. (Bring your own briquettes). Pier has a snack bar, that sells snacks, beer, bait etc. We opted to buy a couple of beers from Pirates Landing on the way onto the pier, and walked along in the sun enjoying the water views, and talking with a couple... More 

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