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James River Bridge Fishing Pier

At 6/10 of a mile, this is one of the longest fishing piers on the East Coast. Open from April through November. Croaker and spot are caught year-round, while striped bass, flounder, grey trout and red drum are caught seasonally. Bait shop, some tackle and snacks available for purchase. Adjacent to Crab Shack Restaurant in Huntington Park. No permit required; admission for adults is $9 and children and seniors is $7. Fall hours: 9AM - 11PM daily.


6701 River Road
Newport News, VA 23607

Highway Exit: Exit 263A from I-64

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Phone:  757-247-0364

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  • Fishing


  • Handicapped Accessible

James River Bridge Fishing Pier

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