Fishing, strolling, birding, and the opportunity to take pleasure in breathtaking views of the “Fringe of America” are simply a number of the potentialities at the Edwin S. Taylor Folly Beach Fishing Pier, where you could find some of the finest saltwater fishing in the space. The pier is a breathtaking landmark that stretches 1,045 toes into the glowing waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
All through the ’60s and ’70s, young people flocked to the pier to bop the night time away. Its big home windows provided fantastic breezes, and you could catch your breath, speak to mates, or share a drink with your date while staring out over the ocean.
In 1977, the pier burned and arson was the suspected cause of the fireplace. On September 22, Hurricane Hugo, a category 4 hurricane, made landfall on Sullivan’s Island. Winds were estimated between 135-one hundred forty mph and devastated the South Carolina coast. Complete houses have been flattened, blown away, and washed away by a massive 11.9-foot storm surge. In 1995, the current Folly Beach pier and deal with shop have been built.
We assist the South Carolina Division of Pure Assets’ recommendation regarding catch and release of noticed seatrout this season. We are asking anglers to release any trout caught from our piers, and perceive that they won’t be an eligible species for our match awards.
The first pier was in-built 1931, along with a pavilion, boardwalk, and the Oceanfront Resort. In those days, you can catch a day or night concert featuring such huge-band giants as Glenn Miller, Guy Lombardo, and Tommy Dorsey.
There is a public parking zone on the Pier for a payment, or if space allows. on avenue parking is offered freed from cost first come, first serve. Keep in mind that parking could be irritating on Folly Beach in the course of the summer. Be certain to park legally to avoid a ticket.