The Venice fishing pier- a fishing heaven for anglers in the world

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TheVenice Fishing Pier– A fishing heaven for anglers in the world


Venice founded in 1905 is a famous commercial beach in Los Angeles. Venice has been considered as a seaside resort town. Today, Venice is known for its canals, beaches, and the circus. And one of the famous places here is The Venice Fishing Pier.
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TheVenice Fishing Pier– A fishing heaven for anglers in the world

      Location and history

Venice Fishing Pier is along the southern site of the beach of Washington. The Pier is quite near Sarasota on Rt.41. It was first opened in 1964. However, in 1983 the Pier was closed because of the El Nino storm damage and re-opened in the 1990s.On December 21st ,2005, the pier again was badly affected by waves from northern swell into the ocean. It opened officially again to serve visitors on May 25th, 2006.

Structure


The concrete structure is approximately 1,310 feet (400m).  So, if you are scared with height, think carefully before starting your fishing trip here. There is attractive with a welcome gate in the Pier, which makes everyone feel relax and exciting.
Image 2: Enjoy cool air in the Venice Fishing Pier
Image 2: Enjoy cool air in the Venice Fishing Pier

 Standing in the pier, you can see the expanse of blue water of Gulf of Mexico enjoy fresh air and cool weather. Therefore, not all visitors come here to fish, many people go just for the fantastic and beautiful view. You will see view not only up but also right the Venice coast line.

3.      Service

A special point to decide do fishing in the Venice Fishing Pier is that you needn’t get a fishing license and you can fish for free.  This is an advantage of the Venice Fishing Pier to attract more and more anglers in all over the world to come here.
Besides, although you would like to fish, you don’t have to bring your fishing equipment along. The shop here will rent you a rod and reel for only $15 a day. You are also served bait and snack to fish by shops on the Pier.
Image 3: The shop rents all necessary equipment for fishing
Image 3: The shop rents all necessary equipment for fishing
Furthermore, there are two sand volleyball courts, six picnic shelters, public restrooms, pavilion, golf course and restaurant for visitors to participate here. Some famous hotels are served with convenient accommodation and professional staff such as Island Sun Inn, Venice Beach Villas, Nokomis Inn and Suites.

4.      Creature

There are many kinds of fish here with unique features, such as: Red Fish, Spanish , Flounder, Pompano, Blue Fish, Snook, Ladyfish, Whiting, perhaps Cobia and Tarpon. If you take a look into the water, you can spot fish and other sea creatures, such as the beautiful Spotted Eagle Ray.
Image 4: A red fish
Image 4: A red fish

5.      Recommendation  

The Venice Fishing Pier is annually opened at 6:30 am and closed at 9pm to serve visitors. So, if you have an opportunity to come here, you shouldn’t skip enjoying sight at sunset. At that time, the sun can still shine up below the horizon, spreading vivid color under the clouds.
Image 5: The sight at sunset
Image 5: The sight at sunset
 Note that tables on the Pier are in highest demand an hour before and during sunset, but you may buy drink and climb to enjoy the view. Remember that no alcohol permitted outside the restaurant property.

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