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Address: Padre Balli Park, Corpus Christi, TX
Phone Number: (361)949-8558
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Activities: Fishing
Description: Pier that is open to the public 24 hours a day for fishing

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Pretty location, with amenities

It was $2 per person plus $2 per fishing pole. If you don't already have a fishing license, it was $12 for a temp permit. They rented poles for about $22. There were restrooms, a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It's a nice pier. What else is there to say. It's a pier. Fun to people watch. Love looking at ocean!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Hung out with family this weekend at the beach. It was nice to chill out under the bridge and in the water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

It was $2 per person plus $2 per fishing pole. If you don't already have a fishing license, it was $12 for a temp permit. They rented poles for about $22. There were restrooms, a restaurant, and snackbar. We didn't catch any fish, and I didn't see anyone else catching much either, although one man caught an adolescent black fin... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Love going fishing here. We like the fact it seems a little more secure, has a pretty well stocked little store & fairly clean pier. Still need to try the attached restaurant.

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is old and needs to be cleaned up. Visited at night and saw roaches crawling around. Not what I expected.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice, newish restaurant/bar and fishing from the pier. Be careful of sharks in the water, the bait from fishermen attracts them. Lot of surfing happens here. Mostly locals come here - watch out for drunk beach bums, though. You cannot drive on the beach until you go past the pier.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Bob Hall pier never disappoints. After visiting 2 other piers with no results we cast our lot at Bob Hall. We caught 2 hammerheads and 6 bonnet head sharks. The guys at the end of the pier pulled out a 6 ft. Black tip shark.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Made a stop in the area. It's $2pp to go on the pier. Beach area looked nice. Tons of people. I like how you can drive your vehicle on the beach and park then set up right by your car. Saw picnic tables, pay to rinse off area-.25.

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Olten, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is the place for pier fishing. Lots of space on the Pier, and plenty of locals. Fishing was very good the night we went. We did not fish, but walked out to watch others fish. There was a bar next door, but we did not feel comfortable hanging out there.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I have been fishing on Bob Hall Pier since it was made of wood and had shark hanging posts near the ramp entrance, If you want to catch a variety of fish Bob Hall Pier is the place to be!

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