Sunshine Skyway Fishing Pier State Park
Anglers of all ages and abilities will find special interest in the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, the longest fishing pier in the world. Part of the Florida State Parks system, Skyway Fishing Pier State Park was established when a new bridge was built over Tampa Bay connecting St. Petersburg to Sarasota. The old bridge was turned into a fishing pier, now an acclaimed recreation site.
Hotel near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove is located just a few miles from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in St. Petersburg, offering fisherman easy access to some of the best fishing in Florida. Bring your own fishing equipment or rent fishing poles at bait and tackle shops located on The Pier. Ask for a Skyway pier fishing report from our guest service experts to help you plan the perfect day of fishing. Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove also offers a variety of Florida vacation packages for the ultimate catch in vacation savings. Book online for the best rates on Magnuson Hotel Marina Cove
Fishing Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
Enjoy endless fishing opportunities 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the Sunshine Skyway Bridge fishing pier. The Sunshine Skyway Bridge is popular for grouper fishing, as well as red snapper, mackerel, snook, black sea bass and tarpon. The Sunshine Skyway Bridge is well-lit at night, attracting dozens of fish and making it easy on anglers to bait hooks and rig fishing lines. Artificial reefs beneath the Skyway piers provide excellent fish habitats.
Sunshine Skyway Bridge Facilities.In addition to being the biggest fishing pier in the world, the Sunshine Skyway Bridge offers exceptional convenience. Parking is permitted on The Pier, allowing fishermen to park at their fishing spot. Some restrictions apply to vehicle size, such as RVs. The Sunshine Skyway Bridge pier also offers restrooms, a full-service bait and tackle shop, and food and beverage services.