Skyway Fishing Pier State Park

Enjoy fishing or sightseeing on the longest fishing pier in the world! Since the original span of the Skyway Bridge was built over Tampa Bay in 1954, fishermen have been targeting a variety of fish from this location.  When the middle of the bridge was demolished, the concrete and steele rubble was strategically placed to form artificial reefs along both piers and offshore which attract a wide variety of species.

You can also enjoy magnificent sunrises and beautiful sunsets from the pier, which is open 24 hours every day of the year. Fishing supplies, snacks, drinks and bait are all available on both the north and south piers. And, best of all, you don't even need a license to fish for species like tarpon, kingfish, Spanish mackerel and grouper.  A pier fishing license covers all guests with a paid entrance pass.

Amenities
Activities
Fishing
Disabled Traveler Information
ADA Compliant Wheelchair-friendly
Discounts
Senior Citizen Discount
Facility Amenities
Bait & Tackle Concessions Food/Beverage Service Parking Pier
General Information
Open Year-Round
Time To Experience Activity
Full day
Add to Remove from Trip Favorites

Details

Community: St. Petersburg

Address
4905 34th St. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Phone: 727-865-0668

Visit Website

Traveler Reviews

Based on 129 reviews
McTraveler614 | Jan. 8, 2018
“Excellent fishing spot -- especially with kids”

I'm an avid fisherman -- both fresh and saltwater -- and a big part of any vacation for me is the opportunity to go fishing just about every day. The trade-off is usually that I have to get up super...

Read All Reviews on TripAdvisor

Search Hotels
& Rates

E.g., 01/16/2018
E.g., 01/16/2018
Clear Search

Location

Your Trip Favorites in St. Petersburg/Clearwater