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A must see when in Venice

The fishing pier is a treasure to this area. Blessed that “Irma” didn’t take it out. Fun to watch... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mcoleman1958
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Greenfield, Indiana
Good place to watch the sunset

Stroll the pier and sit on a bench and while away the time reading, spotting wildlife, both in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Relax740495
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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...more
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All reviews fishing pier bait shop great place nice walk catching fish watch the sunset beautiful sunset fun to watch dolphins swimming gulf of mexico plenty of parking red tide shark teeth great beach stroll sharkeys pelicans
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The fishing pier is a treasure to this area. Blessed that “Irma” didn’t take it out. Fun to watch people fish. Or just look down in the water. Sharkey’s is right behind it if you care for a spirit or bite to eat after visiting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mcoleman1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stroll the pier and sit on a bench and while away the time reading, spotting wildlife, both in the sea and above. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Relax740495
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short walk to enjoy more nature and plenty of bird sightings! Nice to take the time to smell the water!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sk1gypsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Venice pier and adjacent Venice Beach mid-morning. We found the views from the pier to be most inviting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bfg1943
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous place to walk and see the sunset! We have visited a few times and the expansive view of the ocean is always beautiful. And of course, it has been different every time we have been there. It is a favorite place for us!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michelewave04
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been here many times and no matter who I bring, they always have an enjoyable experience. There are always fishing and sea birds to watch. Walk to the end of the pier and bring your camera, you won’t be disappointed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Melcynth
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Just a nice, well maintained pier to take a leisurely night stroll. Even better that there is a great place to grab a bite or drink at the beginning of it. Just drink before you get on the pier. (No alcohol allowed)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank armymomma23
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Great fishing pier or you can just take a walk on the pier and take in the views, watch the sunset or check out the fish being caught!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank drrizzo7
Reviewed 3 October 2018

They have all you need there and it is free admission to the pier if you don't want to fish. Such a great beach and such an easy going atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank aws68
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Definitely worth to have a look, nice views over the coastal line and to make a nice walk during sun set.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DOBA_83
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ryanmV9702BJ
22 May 2018|
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Response from amarion3 | Reviewed this property |
You are able to rent gear on the pier but depending on how much fishing/how many days/people you may want to bring your own. I also felt like bait prices were a bit high.
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becwm
28 July 2017|
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Response from seancQ5943NN | Reviewed this property |
No but you can see the dog beach from the pier so it’s close by
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marjorie f
5 November 2016|
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Response from seancQ5943NN | Reviewed this property |
There are charters that leave close to the Venice jetty but if you don’t catch anything you can go to the crows nest at eat there
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