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Surprised at the Pier

I have fished many piers on the east coast and the gulf, but was surprised by the heavy current... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2017
TravelinJim2014
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Small pier. There were a lot of people fishing and using pier. Nice to see, but had to watch where... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
JenFL71
,
Tampa, Florida
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Saint Simons Island, GA
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Reviewed April 29, 2017

I have fished many piers on the east coast and the gulf, but was surprised by the heavy current around this pier. I usually use a fish finder rig and fish the bottom, but the current would not let me hold the bottom. The other...More

Thank TravelinJim2014
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Small pier. There were a lot of people fishing and using pier. Nice to see, but had to watch where you walked in order not to get hooked by the people fishing. Located at end of village, so worth the walk to see.

Thank JenFL71
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Partially covered and lighted pier with a "T" shape. Fishing permitted. No alcohol or dogs permitted. Located a short walk from the lighthouse and right off the town hub.

Thank Good Food H
Reviewed April 22, 2017

I love coming here. My dad used to fish off this pier when we were kids and it never ceased to amaze me what bounty of the sea that people caught each day. From all types of fish to crabs and shrimp! The birds would...More

Thank MariefromGeorgia
Reviewed April 21, 2017

This is a nice spot to watch the sunset, people are fishing, enjoying the surrounded area. A lot of benches and seat around the area.

Thank Anthony Tony P
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Walked the pier to check out the locals crabbing. Was nice as there was not one panhandler out there....or anywhere, that I could see. Anyway, great place to see Dolphin swim by and maybe catch a glimpse of a sea turtle or two.

Thank mlwith
Reviewed April 16, 2017

I enjoyed going to this pier since 1970 when I travel down to St. Simons to visit family. I visited again recently and was so delighted that it still has the same magic. First of all, FREE is a good thing. In Virginia Beach, we...More

Thank 458DonnaT
Reviewed April 16, 2017

This is a very long pier with bench seating. Quite interesting as lots of people fishing when we were there in the afternoon.

Thank JOAnn642014
Reviewed April 13, 2017

This is an actual fishing pier, but it is an excellent place to catch the sunset over the water. No entrance fee, either.

Thank Susan I
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

The Pier is the place that defines Saint Simons Island--even more than the lighthouse. It is partially covered and a great place to meet and speak with others or to simply be alone to enjoy Mother Nature.

Thank Herdlinger
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MaryinParadise
December 30, 2016|
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Response from TheTravelDoctor2000 | Reviewed this property |
Apparently yes, but of the hundreds that fish there, no one does. I have asked at the local fishing tackle store as well and they told me not to bother with one.
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Fishinggirl2015
April 3, 2015|
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Response from TheTravelDoctor2000 | Reviewed this property |
I have only Ben to the St simons pier. I have seen a wide variety of fish caught here, including shrimps, blue crab, small hammerhead sharks, etc. I have also seen a lot of people getting collectively skunked. That said it... More
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