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Russell Fields City Pier

12213 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3407
+1 850-233-5080
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nice time

Spent the day fishing and people watching. alot of people just walk out and look around. Meet... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Walter S
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Madison Heights, Virginia
Emerald Coast

One of the longer piers I've run across. As you walk out, you pass the transition point from the... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
axpjester
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Annapolis, Maryland
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“fish” (74 reviews)
“bait shop” (6 reviews)
“nice stroll” (4 reviews)
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12213 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32407-3407
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+1 850-233-5080
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent the day fishing and people watching. alot of people just walk out and look around. Meet people from all over the country and Canada.

Thank Walter S
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

One of the longer piers I've run across. As you walk out, you pass the transition point from the emerald green of the beach water to the dark blue of the deeper water. The emerald-colored water is truly beautiful and worth the trip.

Thank axpjester
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Convinced my family to pay the 3 bucks to walk the pier. It's not the most amazing thing to do, but the atmosphere could calm a hectic day! Everyone just enjoying life and not in a rush...I only observed small Manta Rays, but you don't...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

It's $3.00 to walk the pier. It's a pretty long walk, but the view is amazing! Go at sunset and watch the sun fade into the ocean. You can see dolphins and smaller sharks sometimes too. People do fish from the pair as well. This...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

It's a long walk to the end, but well worth it...very good fishing and for the most part, friendly people

Thank SheilaW09
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This Pier sits 1500 feet out into the Gulf of Mexico. Spectators can walk the pier for $3.00 or fish for $7.00 It's a beautiful Pier to walk, watch people fish and to enjoy the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Once you reach the end of...More

1  Thank April I
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We walked the pier at sunset and enjoyed the views. Fish, turtle, jellyfish, birds, people fishing. Was a great experience for the children. Seems the entrance fee for a 30 minutes walk on the pier could be less expensive. However, I suspect they use the...More

Thank Ann M
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a wonderful Pier to just walk and relax and watch people fish or do some fishing yourself. It does cost $7.00 to fish and fishing license is included. $3.00 if you want to spectate. Fishing for Seniors 65 and over, Active Duty Military...More

1  Thank Angie W
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We have visited this pier for several years. It's great for kids and adults. Lots to see off the pier and we love seeing the fish the fishermen are catching.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

My honey and I took a scroll on the pier walking hand-n-hand. Watching others fish for whales, etc. was INTERESTING!!

1  Thank Stephanie T
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Tracy B
19 August 2017|
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Response from sueincolo | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any dogs on the pier but can't remember if they "allow" them.
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Tj V
14 May 2017|
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Response from Don R | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately yes $3
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22 April 2017|
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Response from Jessica F | Reviewed this property |
you do not need a fishing license bc they carry one for the enire pier. To fish on the pier is it $7 to 8 dollars to fish on it all day. Now to rent a pole, you can rent one at Hatch Hitch which is down the rd from the pier... More
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