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Venice Fishing Pier

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Address: 1600 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285-3700
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Venice Fishing Pier, 1600 Harbor Dr. S., Venice Island, FL 34285. OPEN...

Venice Fishing Pier, 1600 Harbor Dr. S., Venice Island, FL 34285. OPEN DAILY. Fishing License is NOT Required. The Venice Fishing Pier is located at Brohard Park on the south end of the island of Venice, and is owned by the City of Venice. The 700-foot Pier is a great location for fishing and to end the day watching a beautiful sunset. Connected to Sharky's on the Pier, the only beachfront restaurant in the Venice area, the Pier offers Papa's Bait Shop, with live & frozen bait, coffee, treats, jackets, shirts, and more. Nearby are six picnic shelters, two sand volleyball courts, and public restrooms with showers. Open at all times. There is no fee to access the Pier and avid and amateur fisherman of all ages can fish from the Pier without a fishing license.

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Great for a wander or fishing off the end. Does get hot so take plenty of water. If you are fishing there is water to wash your fish with. So much wildlife to see, we saw... read more

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Ardres, France
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Ardres, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Great for a wander or fishing off the end. Does get hot so take plenty of water. If you are fishing there is water to wash your fish with. So much wildlife to see, we saw turles and rays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Venice fishing pier is a great place to remind you of how beautiful the gulf is, and really how small we are. You can see for miles and it just really takes your breath away. Go and take your time walking on the pier, you will not regret it. Plus you can eat at sharky's which is really good!

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Thank Jessi G
Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Venice Fishing Pier is a great place to catch a sunset, do some people watching, and listen to some live music without a cover charge. If you want to sit and have a drink or a bite to eat (not necessarily the best food), you can stop in Sharkey's. Personally, I would recommend grabbing a couple of Publix subs,... More 

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Thank 1mom2001
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot for fishing and an evening sunset, not to mention you have a great restaurant right at the entrance of the pier, sharkys, wonderful food!

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Thank Sam D
Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I live in the town, so may sound prejudiced.....but this is a great place to come and relax and calm your nerves. Having lived 40+ years in the North East, Venice itself is a small peaceful piece of Paradise that has a lot to offer. This is one of my favorite spots to come to....not just with visitors who grace... More 

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Venice FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After a lovely day at the beach, come to the Venice Pier to watch the fishermen and the colorful sunset. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the pier. Join us in beautiful Venice, Florida!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect. That's about all that I can say. The wooden pier is a great place for photos, to watch people fish and to see what sealife you can see. We saw dolphins swimming nearby and also plenty of small fish and a couple schools of pipe fish. There is also a booth on the pier where you can rent sand... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for fishing or just nice walk. It was very hot this day but view was well worth it. The whole experience was very enjoyable and recommend if you are in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Venice pier is very peaceful and relaxing place to be, my fiance and I went there when we first got together and got great pictures. It's also a great place to see fireworks on the 4th of July, and go fishing and surfing, when there is a storm brewing

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Middletown, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great view of the beach from here. You can see people looking for sharks teeth up and down the beach.

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