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Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier

501 E Maxan St, South Padre Island, TX 78578-4501
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great pier

great spot to fish and friendly staff lots of people,,,,,you can see dolphins and lots of... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Gaby D
Jones Vacation

The boys went almost every night fishing, they had a blast, caught a lot of different kids of fish... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
553jjones
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Midland, Texas
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
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“picnic area” (2 reviews)
“fish” (17 reviews)
“gulf coast” (2 reviews)
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501 E Maxan St, South Padre Island, TX 78578-4501
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

great spot to fish and friendly staff lots of people,,,,,you can see dolphins and lots of crab.....I will go back again and I recommend it for everyone...

Thank Gaby D
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The boys went almost every night fishing, they had a blast, caught a lot of different kids of fish. For teenage boys it was perfect.

Thank 553jjones
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We just got a [dizzy] thrill walking out in the water so far and it's just up to your knees, then your waist. Recommend wearing waders ...so many fishermen were out in the water in waders and boats. The bridge itself has an unusual history....More

Thank MelanieMcDo
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is $9 a person with your own pole. There's a 50 cent rebate if you're a senior. There is not another one available at all in the area so if you want to fish-this is it. The staff was nice. They don't make any...More

Thank Texastravelers94
Reviewed 14 April 2016

It was a cloudy day and no one was there. Beautiful views of the bay. waters were clear and it was just a really nice place. Nothing exiting, but a very calm walk.

Thank Jeff9183
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Access is free, and they also have a picnic area, with BBQ's provided. (Bring your own briquettes). Pier has a snack bar, that sells snacks, beer, bait etc. We opted to buy a couple of beers from Pirates Landing on the way onto the pier,...More

4  Thank BadgerMbTraveller
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We were at S. Padre during red tide. That has nothing to do w/the rating. The tackle is expensive at the pier. The cost to fish off the pier is high. If you decide to go, take everything you need. You do not want to...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 14 July 2015

It was chilly, but was a beautify day to fish. Relaxing and there's bait, restautrant and bathrooms steps away from the pier. You can even buy your fishing license here!!!

2  Thank maritzap191
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Seemed a little pricey as fishing piers go. However, it has several sheltered areas out on the pier itself so if it starts raining or you want a break from the sun there is a place to go.

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Kids loved the variety of activities. A wonderful place to observe and always a great array of restaurants to choose from that serve fresh fish! Fun to see the various species of marine life.

Thank KitKatSouthlake
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KelseyLockheart
How much is a permit to fish?
27 September 2016|
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Mona N
How much is this?
7 February 2016|
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Toyo1946
Is there a shady area shere you can fish???
17 July 2015|
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Need a place with shade where i can fish is there an area like that?
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