THE PIER IS OPEN FOR FISHING 24/7.
Beginning Sept. 14, 2013 Pier Concession & Store Hours Sunday-Thursday 7AM-11PM Friday & Saturday 24 hours
1st Annual Fall 2013
King and Spanish Mackerel Tournament
Saturday, Oct.19th, 7:00 a.m. thru Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 7:00 p.m.
Cash Prizes for First Place on both Spanish and King
A portion of proceeds will also be donated to Relay for Life
Gulf State Park's Pier opened July 23, 2009. The new pier is the largest pier on the Gulf of Mexico at 1540 ft. long and 41,800 sq. ft. The pier boast features that were not available on the old pier, destroyed in 2004 by Hurricane Ivan, such as indoor seating for concession area, indoor retail area for tackle and souvenirs, comfort stations at the midpoint of the pier (seen in picture above) and wheelchair accessible rail fishing. The new pier has 2448 feet of fishing space available along the rails. The pier user fees and rules and regulations are listed below.
For more information please contact the pier at: (251)967-FISH(3474) or firstname.lastname@example.org
A saltwater fishing license is required for everyone 16 years and older. License can be purchased at the Pier.
Alabama residents 65 and up are NOT required to have a saltwater fishing license.
We now have a non-resident annual Pier Fishing License,it can be purchased for $11.
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(License not included in permit fee)
Adults & Children 12 yrs & Up Under 12 yrs(free with paying adult)
Daily Fishing Permit $ 8.00 $ 4.00 (w/out paying adult)*
Weekly Fishing Permit $ 40.00 $ 10.00 (w/out paying adult)*
Monthly Fishing Permit $ 80.00 $ 20.00 (w/out paying adult)*
Semi-Annual Fishing Permit $160.00 $ 40.00 (w/out paying adult)*
Annual Fishing Permit $320.00 $ 50.00 (w/out paying adult)*
Sightsee (All Day) $ 3.00 Free with paying adult
Sightsee (One Trip) $ 2.00 Free with paying adult
* No child under 12 years of age will be allowed on the pier unless accompanied by an adult.*
Pier Rules and Regulations
Limit of 6 rods per fisherman (additional rods brought will be charged $3.50 each)
No trolley fishing permitted
Bottom fishing up-wind/up-current
Float fishing down-wind/down-current
One fishing rod in use at a time.
Salt water fishing license required
Good conduct/sportsmanship required
One crab basket per person (no wire baskets)(cannot be left unattended and you cannot crab and fish at same time)
Catch must be placed in container within 10 minutes
Keep tackle and bait OFF of tables and benches
Cut your bait at cleaning tables or bait cutting tables only
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times
No standing or sitting on rails
No jumping/diving off of pier
No alcohol allowed on pier
No cooking on pier
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