With a historical past stretching almost a century, the Daytona Beach Pier has been referred to as the Ocean Pier, Keating Pier, Pier On line casino and Principal Street Pier. Right this moment, locals just name it the pier” and it is one of the crucial common fishing spots in the space. Fishing is allowed on the east end of the pier. There isn’t any price to fish and fishing licenses are usually not required. The pier is open seven days a week.
There’s additionally Sunglow Pier next to Crabby Joe’s Deck & Grill Sunglow gives amenities akin to a bait shack, fish cleaning areas, benches and seats and fishing pole rentals. Fish sometimes caught off the pier embody Whiting, Pompano, Flounder, Trout, Sheep’s Head and totally different sorts of sharks. Be suggested that there are charges related to fishing off of Sunglow Pier.
It is simply steps away from the Breakers Oceanfront Park and Environmental Studying Middle, a 2.5-acre, family pleasant beachfront attraction with a children’s splash fountain, volleyball and a playground. The splash park and restrooms are open from 10:30 a.m. to five p.m., the volleyball court docket and playground from dawn to nightfall.
You’ll find first-timers, families, and devoted fisher-folk lining the east end of the pier, rods flicking and fluttering out over the water like an enormous centipede’s legs. The extra skilled anglers is perhaps working two rods, or more. It’s value it. The Daytona Seashore pier is famous for its combating fish. There’s snook, bluefish, tarpon, cobia, Spanish mackerel, trout, pompano, kingfish and even sailfish. Relying on the day, you may also discover flounder, whiting, black drum, weakfish and sheepshead proper under the pier, hungry and hitting.
The beach racing ended within the late ‘50s, however you may still drive, and park, on the sand – only a short stroll from the pier. Daytona Seaside Boardwalk & Pier is more than a spot to drop a line and hook a fish. It is a spot the place you’ll be able to reel in a complete lot of enjoyable.