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Bob Hall Pier

Padre Balli Park, Corpus Christi, TX
+1 361-949-8558
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Over the water with a great beach view

The pier is great for fishing or sight seeing. The restaurant/bar is finally one that may have some... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2015
Johnny B
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Burleson, Texas
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Paid the $2 fee and enjoyed some time on the pier. A lot of fishermen and families. Saw a day being... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2015
was0070
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fishing gear” (7 reviews)
“go fishing” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
Padre Balli Park, Corpus Christi, TX
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+1 361-949-8558
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

The pier is great for fishing or sight seeing. The restaurant/bar is finally one that may have some longevity. It's a unique place when visiting North Padre Island. The cost in the bar is reasonable and worth the trip.

Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Paid the $2 fee and enjoyed some time on the pier. A lot of fishermen and families. Saw a day being caught.

Thank was0070
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It's a nice pier. What else is there to say. It's a pier. Fun to people watch. Love looking at ocean!

Thank Tate V
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Hung out with family this weekend at the beach. It was nice to chill out under the bridge and in the water.

Thank JULIE M
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

It was $2 per person plus $2 per fishing pole. If you don't already have a fishing license, it was $12 for a temp permit. They rented poles for about $22. There were restrooms, a restaurant, and snackbar. We didn't catch any fish, and I...More

Thank Trav_L_ir
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Love going fishing here. We like the fact it seems a little more secure, has a pretty well stocked little store & fairly clean pier. Still need to try the attached restaurant.

1  Thank Ida D
Reviewed 21 July 2015

It is old and needs to be cleaned up. Visited at night and saw roaches crawling around. Not what I expected.

1  Thank zmv2015
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Nice, newish restaurant/bar and fishing from the pier. Be careful of sharks in the water, the bait from fishermen attracts them. Lot of surfing happens here. Mostly locals come here - watch out for drunk beach bums, though. You cannot drive on the beach until...More

2  Thank Chantal C
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Bob Hall pier never disappoints. After visiting 2 other piers with no results we cast our lot at Bob Hall. We caught 2 hammerheads and 6 bonnet head sharks. The guys at the end of the pier pulled out a 6 ft. Black tip shark.

4  Thank panchofarias
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Made a stop in the area. It's $2pp to go on the pier. Beach area looked nice. Tons of people. I like how you can drive your vehicle on the beach and park then set up right by your car. Saw picnic tables, pay to...More

7  Thank dolittledigger
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Pamela S
what is biting on the pier rt. now. coming down on sat. what is the best bait to use.
10 March 2017|
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Response from william f | Reviewed this property |
Whiting.. out from the first cleaning station on small pieces of dead shrimp or Fish Bites...
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Osaemosa
Can we spend the night there camping?how are temperatures in early June?do the electric hookups get taken quick?what is fee to use electric hookups?
22 January 2017|
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Response from 23Lester45 | Reviewed this property |
Right down the road is the National Seashore and it is only $20 a year for membership. Complete with showers and RV hookups, not sure if they charge but look them up. That would be the best place to camp.
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suesee
Pet friendly?
18 January 2017|
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Response from Liza D | Reviewed this property |
I do remember seeing dogs on leashes there, walking on the pier (or at least going in that direction). I would check signage to make sure if they need to stay on a leash (playing water Frisbee or running along owner) & for... More
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