Pier Fishing in Daytona Beach
Sunglow Pier next to Crabby Joe's Deck & Grill offers amenities such as a bait shack, fish cleaning areas, benches and seats and fishing pole rentals. Fish typically caught off the pier include Whiting, Pompano, Flounder, Trout, Sheep’s Head and Drum. Be advised that there are fees associated with fishing off of Sunglow Pier.
With a history stretching nearly a century, the Daytona Beach Pier has been known as the Ocean Pier, Keating Pier, Pier Casino and Main Street Pier. Today, locals just call it “the pier” and while it is temporarily closed to fishing, it is historically one of the most popular fishing spots in the area. Fishing is normally allowed on the east end of the pier at no cost and fishing licenses are not required. The pier is open seven days a week.
On Bellevue Avenue is the Bethune Recreation Area Fishing Pier extending 100 feet over the water with a 130-foot “T” dock at the end. Daytona also hosts the Halifax Harbor Marina Fishing Pier and Manatee Island Park Fishing Pier among many more located from Port Orange to Ponce Inlet. Further north in Ormond Beach is another popular fishing spot – Ames Park Fishing Dock, extending 75 feet over the Halifax River and offering a pavilion, hand launch area, and restrooms. Ormond Beach is also home to Bicentennial Park Fishing Pier, Briggs Drive Fishing Dock, Cassen Park Fishing Pier and Fortunato Park Fishing Pier.
Whether you plan to fish the Halifax River, Intracoastal Waterway or the Atlantic Ocean, Daytona Beach and the surrounding areas have plenty of piers to choose from.
Watch video: Main Street Pier and Sunglow Pier, as popular for fishing as they are for dining with fabulous ocean views.