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Galveston's 61st Street Fishing Pier

6101 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
+1 409-744-8365
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Epic day of fishing.

Amazing.. Matt was super friendly, and the owner is a total professional. My son caught a monster... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laura S
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Great photo op and good fishing

I recently cisited Galvestons 61st Street Fishing Pier and took great photos with my wife. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
billwild7769
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Collinsville, Oklahoma
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We are a family friendly fishing pier. We offer rod rentals, bait, cold drinks, sno cones, wine, cold beer, margaritas, snacks, pizza, hot dogs, gifts, and lots of fun. In addition to having a pier for fishing, we also have an observation deck for those who dont want to fish, but want to sit above the water and enjoy the cool breeze of the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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6101 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
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6101 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77551
+1 409-744-8365
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing.. Matt was super friendly, and the owner is a total professional. My son caught a monster red drum!!

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently cisited Galvestons 61st Street Fishing Pier and took great photos with my wife. There are lots of great pics of Fish that others have caught from the pier. Alcohol is sold here as well as some awesome souvaniers.

Thank billwild7769
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We brought our kids here to try their hand at fishing. We borrowed poles from a coworker so I cannot comment on the availability or the quality of the poles provided. We got a Groupon as we were only there for a short time and...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

My experience very good and i would advise this place to anyone! Getting what i needed and everything was really easy with help of a guy named Nick. They have a great attitude there and very helpful!

Thank Salim S
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I had a great experience at the Fishing Pier. Employees Nick and Matt were very helpful in answering any questions I had, and directing me to what I needed.

Thank t0mmygirl717
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Visited here the other day and was pleasantly surprised. Our group had some familiar with, and others foreign to anything regarding fishing. Nick was so helpful and had such a kind disposition it put everyone at ease. After he showed us the ropes we had...More

Thank disinat
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The pier is a nice place to catch fish and Nick was really nice and helpful. Couldn't help but stay all day.

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We saw it from the seawall. As we wanted to go inside, no fishing we still had to pay so, we left that place.

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great place to take the family fishing. The owner is awesome. The staff is super friendly and helpful. Fishing is awesome!

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Thank David_M11115
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Before going to Galveston I watched the Pier 61st Street on its web cam for weeks before going there. It is a 24hr fishing Pier. Down side the entrance fee is $10 per person to enter. If you are fishing thats not a bad price....More

Thank John N
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pennyglohr
12 June 2017|
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Response from janiebak | Reviewed this property |
I was there in January. My daughter wanted to fish, I just wanted to watch and relax. They charge 10.00 (on top of the fee for the person actually fishing) to go out on the lower level of the Pier with whoever is going to... More
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Macee V
27 February 2017|
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Response from Jana B | Reviewed this property |
Angel fish, drums, whiting, ocean catfish, and many many others. Other people have caught sharks. Also blue crabs.
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andrew008Manchester
22 December 2016|
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Response from corthay | Reviewed this property |
You'll pay through the nose for gear, bait, snacks. Bring it with you. And check your change if you do have to buy something there.
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