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Galveston Fishing Pier

9001 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77554
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Ranked #29 of 48 Attractions in Galveston
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Latexo, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Fishing was bad, but that wasn't anyone's fault. We never go salt-water fishing, so we have no equipment. It was nice that they rent everything and sell bait, because we wouldn't have known where to start.

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The only pier we fish on!! The owners are great, the employees awesome, and even when the fishing isn't great the poeple you meet and hang out with are always fun!!

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Houston, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have been here twice. The first time the staff was not friendly, charged me rung and then didn't know how to reimburse me, I waited for 20 min before they finally came back to fix the problem and were not helpful at all. I decided to go back a second time in hopes of a better experinec. Unfortunately it... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My wife and I have visited this pier a number of times over the last two years. The restrooms are clean, the personnel friendly and the price is reasonable. The fishing has varied from very good to poor as you would expect. The restaurant on the second floor is very good with reasonable prices and a good selection of draft... More

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Houston, Texas
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My dad recommended this place and it was a good find. We got there in the late evening on a Saturday night and had no problem finding a spot to set up for 7 people. It does get packed, but not crowded. People come and go at all hours so you'll always have a spot. Very safe for young kids.... More

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Fort Worth, TX
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We spent several hours fishing on the Pier and it was a lot of fun. We were there in the late afternoon to early evening and we caught many different things from the water while we were there. It was interesting to see and research what was caught by us and other fishermen.

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Ottawa, Canada
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112 reviews 112 reviews
28 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Great place to see the brown and white pelicans and laughing gulls up close. Lovely to also see the fishing & shrimp boats. We also saw many dolphins not far from the pier.

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La Porte, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Costs $10 per person to fish the pier, not sure what they charge just to walk on pier. Place was very clean bathrooms really nice and everything is new, also they have a nice giftshop and a little restaraunt on top. If you are going purely to fish then buy your bait before you get there, their "bait shop" only... More

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Houston, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Had a good time with my son, daughter and her boyfriend. It was a little cold when we visited, and the fish weren't biting, but we had a good time, pier was full of families enjoying themselves... and when you leave, they have very nice, clean, bathrooms to wash up in.

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Galveston Island, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

I read some of the other reviews and was shocked that any were negative. I never found anyone rude at all - and I understand they cant let every Tom, Dick, and Harry out to the pier area for use of a private restroom - They have to have rules to keep the pier nice and uncongested for paying customers-... More

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