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Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier

6101 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
+1 409-744-8365
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Ranked #12 of 48 Attractions in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Owner description: We are a family friendly fishing pier. We offer rod rentals, bait, cold drinks, sno cones, wine, cold beer, margaritas, snacks, pizza, hot dogs,... more » Owner description: We are a family friendly fishing pier. We offer rod rentals, bait, cold drinks, sno cones, wine, cold beer, margaritas, snacks, pizza, hot dogs, gifts, and lots of fun. In addition to having a pier for fishing, we also have an observation deck for those who dont want to fish, but want to sit above the water and enjoy the cool breeze of the Gulf of Mexico. « less
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Mesquite, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Took my daughter to spend a lil time with her old dad fishing. Fish was biting and had the best time ever just me and her. The other fisherman was nice and friendly, the dock was clean and the employees was on the ball. I will be back for more fishing in 2015. Thank you

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

I loved the 61st street fishing pier so much and we had a lot of fun. One thing about the fishing pier is that everything's kind of expensive at the store. We had some food, drinks, and beer there but they were all expensive, which I completely understand. As far as I understood, you can't bring your own beer from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a fantastic website to just watch others have fun and feel like you really ARE there. I am handicapped and homebound. You do a great service for those like me. I REALLY apreciate being able to feel like a part of it. Love this site. Thank you so much for the free thrills! Mark. Buffalo, New York.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

You are funneled into a shop and told to pay or buy something in order to gain access to the pier. We bought something for our kids and went out to find there was no place to stand or sit that wasn't covered in seagull poop, and the place smelled BAD. We just left. Maybe it's better if you're fishing.

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Montgomery, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We didnt fish just looked around- walked along looking at the waves- there was a full moon and it was beautiful

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Not as long as Panama City Beach Pier. It was used mainly by fishermen. Next to rides and attractions on the seawall.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

you can buy anything in the store and it allows you to go up top and watch the waves and people fishing

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I enjoy fishing off the pier though there was not much of catch That day I would say this place is a little pricey for what it is, but I'll keep going back because I have found memories off this place pre-Ike.

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Lawrence, Kansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We came last year for the first time and returned again this year because we loved it so much! Tito and I had quite and experience last year, when we had to save a young girl from under the pier, since that time we have had a special bond! That bond has grown from with just Tito to the whole... More

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Lawrence, Kansas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We have always enjoyed coming to our favorite spot, the 61st Street Fishing Pier to see our beloved Tito and friends. The staff are more than helpful and go above and beyond. We have grown very fond of our friend Tito and his service while at 61st.

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