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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 #10 of 49 Attractions in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Landmarks
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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.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

It's a great way to get out on the water a bit, but it tends to concentrate the folks a bit. The shops are pretty redundant, if you've seen one you've been to them all...that said, it's an amusing way to kill a few hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We walked around at the pier and felt like we were in an old movie almost with the older fishing boats and buildings. The Pelicans down there are everywhere and huge! Great old buildings everywhere. Awesome restaurants everywhere. We spent most of our time at the beach and need to go back to the pier and spend a day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great romantic place to grab a drink and look about at the beautiful beach, lights of the Seawall and Gulf

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Hutchinson, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The piers were amazing, the quaint shops to visit and the lovely "hum" of visitors was wonderful. A fun and pleasant atmosphere with a beautiful view of the beaches.We also visited the tour ship coming in! So much fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Stephanie was extremely helpful. She helped my friend and I and showed us the ropes..and we needed it. We ended up catching a lot of fish. Thanks for the experience.

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Houston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is a great place to chill and watch the fishermen as they work to catch something to speak about. You can watch them reel in their catch and share in the excitement without all the work. If you are an avid fisherman it is probably a very convenient spot to fish and those we observed seemed to habve a... More

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Wylie, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband and I did not take any of our fishing gear this trip. But we did want to go over to the pier to see what was being caught. We purchased two beverages which allowed us on the viewing deck for free. We sat up there for several hours just watching. It was fun!

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Mesquite, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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

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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