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Frequently Asked Questions - Fishing Pier

 

What are the hours or operation for the Fishing Pier?
The Fishing Pier is open to the public 24-hours a day.

Do I need a Florida Fishing License to fish from the Fishing Pier?
No. Florida residents fishing from the Peanut Island Fishing Pier do not need a license.

Can I fish around the Fishing Pier from my boat?
A license is generally required while fishing from a boat in Florida. Also, county ordinances regulate how close you may approach a public fishing pier in a boat. If you fish around the Peanut Island Fishing Pier from your boat, please be considerate of those using the pier from land and check for your individual license requirements with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Can I swim or snorkel around the Fishing Pier?

Please, do not swim or snorkel around the Fishing Pier. This prohibition is universal everywhere you go - and with good reason. it just isn't safe! Swimmers risk getting hooked by fishing gear, tangles in nets, or being confused by other fish for bait. Please, allow the anglers on the Fishing Pier the opportunity to enjoy what fishing is meant to be - a peaceful worry free way to pass the time.
 

Contact Information

 

Peanut Island
Mailing Address

6500 Peanut Island Rd.,
Riviera Beach, FL 33404-6900
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pnutcamp@pbcgov.org
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(561) 845-4445
Toll free (866) 383-5730

 

Hours of Operation

 
  • Sunrise - sunset (day use, designated areas)
  • 24-hours (Reserved and limited Natural Areas Beach Camping in designated areas)
 

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