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Skyway Fishing Pier State Park
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SKYWAY FISHING PIER STATE PARK
SKYWAY FISHING PIER STATE PARK
4905 34th Street South, #5000
St. Petersburg, Florida   33711

Phone: 727-865-0668
When the new Sunshine Skyway bridge was built over Tampa Bay, connecting St. Petersburg with Sarasota, the old bridge was turned into the world's longest fishing pier. Anglers love being able to park their cars or campers within a few feet of their favorite fishing spot. The bridge is lighted at night, so anglers can see to rig a line, bait the hook, and get a good look at their catch. The light also attracts many species of fish after sundown. Common catches include snook, tarpon, grouper, black sea bass, Spanish mackerel, king mackerel, cobia, sheepshead, red snapper, pompano, and many more. Snacks, drinks, bait, and fishing supplies are available. The pier is open 24 hours a day year-round. Located north and south of the Skyway Bridge on I-275 (U.S. 19).


Location
Skyway Fishing Pier State Park is located near Apollo Beach, Bradenton and Clearwater

Things To Do in the Area
Tampa Bay Ferry - Tierra Verde, FL
Boating
Daily Egmont Key Ferry from Fort DeSoto County Park. US Coast Guard Certified Tour Boats. Private Charters Available for any Occasion
4.2 miles from park*

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Directions
The Skyway Fishing Piers are located on the north and south sides of the Skyway Bridge on I-275 (US 19)

Florida
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Florida State Parks

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