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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > July 2018 > 9 Pier Fishing Tips & Tricks For Beginners
Pier fishing is a hybrid angling method that blends easy access of shore fishing with over-water access of boat fishing. There are many advantages that make this a popular saltwater fishing pursuit. It’s low commitment so you can cast lines for an hour or all day. You won’t get seasick. Most importantly, it provides landlubbers with access to popular game fish migrating along the coastline and lurking under the pier. Check out these pier fishing tips to make your experience productive and enjoyable.
These pier fishing tips are sure to help you fish like a pro on the pier. Before you hit the boardwalk, purchase your state fishing license and find more pier fishing tips for beginners on our pier fishing tips page.
Alycia Downs is a freelance content creator and avid sportsman who contributes to numerous publications promoting tourism, fishing, and outdoors. Alycia is a member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association and is actively involved with conservation and fishing non-profit organizations. Visit her personal blog at tideandtale.com or on Instagram @tideandtale.
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