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Address: 2111 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-7947
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One of the draws to this pier is that there is no fee for guests at the Holiday Inn Express. It is conveniently located. This can sometimes make for a bit of crowding on a good... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 November 2016
Carol W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came in deep midwinter. No fees for parking or pier. Great views of the beach and ocean. Dolphins swimming by end of pier. People around us caught skate and dogfish. You can rent rods and buy bait and extra tackle. Pier has a nostalgic vibe. Best of all, staff are super knowledgeable and helpful about local fishing conditions. Caught nothing... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

One of the draws to this pier is that there is no fee for guests at the Holiday Inn Express. It is conveniently located. This can sometimes make for a bit of crowding on a good fishing day. Recent storms have resulted in wear and tear.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This pier is worth the $2 entry fee. We got some great photos of the shore from the pier. The waves that day we were fabulous. They were some of the biggest waves I've seen and I use to live in California and Massachusetts. It was fun watching the fishermen at the end of the pier.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Spent an entire off-season day fishing. Everyone was really nice. Allowing multiple rods was an appreciated perk. The ocean was a bit angry but we had a good catch of mullet. Several large drum were caught farther down towards the end of the pier. We will definitely be back!

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Thank Crystal W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Came just to sightsee. The entrance was filled with old arcade machines. The greeting was pleasant. The pier is old with patchy repairs. There was little fishing activity. The view of the ocean was great. We visited four piers in this area, and would choose this one last. The Nags Head pier was good, but the Jeanette Pier is THE... More 

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Thank Rhonda L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Every October I go to the Outer Banks to fish. I've tried a lot of different places and piers, but now I just go to the Avalon pier. It's old and looks a little scary, but it's sturdier than it looks and the fishing is great. By far the best place to go if you're fishing for big Drum, but... More 

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Thank Randall B
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been visiting the OBX since I was a kid. I have fished the piers as well. This has always been my favorite. The people at friendly, the pier house employees are kind and helpful and the facilities are on par with other piers. I was here just before Hurricane Mathew hit and the fishing was gangbusters. Caught more... More 

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Thank Jeff S
Draper, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Close to our hotel for some fishing. Didn't catch anything but enjoyed just sitting and watching the ocean.

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Thank Michelle R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great place to get a different perspective of the rough ocean. Very long pier and lots of room. Only $2 to sightsee, can rent poles and get daily passes.

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Thank Ann F
Somerset, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We visited here on September 28 2016. It costs $2 a person to sightsee, and $12 a person to fish the pier. Because of the tropical storms that just happened to passed through this area, the fishing here currently is not worth it. Once the fish return to the area, it may not be a bad place to fish. However,... More 

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