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Gulf Coast Fishing Piers

The Mississippi Gulf Coast offers exceptional pier and wade fishing as well as deep-sea fishing! Recreational fishing licenses are required and available at many locations along the Mississippi Gulf Coast such as Wal-Mart, Kmart, sporting goods stores, bait shops, and fishing camps. A saltwater fishing license is required to fish south of Highway 90, above Highway 90 and below I-10 either a saltwater or freshwater license will suffice, and above I-10 only a freshwater license is required. Persons under the age of 16 and over 65 are exempt. For more information on permits for fishing, and other water type recreational activities, please contact the Department of Marine Resources, (228) 374-5000 or (800) 374-3449 or check their website, dmr.state.ms.us/recreational-fishing.

Fishing piers & marinas are located in each city, most along Highway 90 (Beach Blvd). All marinas offer boat launches for recreational boating.

Fishing Piers:  

  • Jimmy Rutherford Pier - Bay St Louis Harbor- Bay St Louis
  • Adjacent to the Pass Christian Harbor - Pass Christian
  • Adjacent to the Long Beach Harbor - Long Beach
  • Westside Pier - Located on Highway 90 West of Island View Casino Resort - Gulfport
  • Gulfport Adjacent to Gulfport Small Craft Harbor - Intersection Highway 90 & Highway 49 - Gulfport
  • Near Handsboro Center on Switzer Road - Gulfport
  • Across from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum west of Beauvoir Rd - Biloxi
  • Adjacent to the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor - Biloxi
  • Schooner Pier Complex - Biloxi
  • Adjacent to the Point Cadet Marina behind the Golden Nugget - Biloxi
  • Point Cadet Fishing Bridge (off Point Cadet Plaza) - Biloxi
  • Fountain Beach Pier - D'Iberville, Back Bay
  • Ocean Springs Harbor Pier, Ocean Springs Harbor - Ocean Springs
  • Lake Mars Pier, Gulf Park Estates - Ocean Springs
  • Beach Park - Pascagoula
  • Chateau Lake - Pascagoula
  • IG Levy Park, N - Pascagoula
  • Inner Harbor - Pascagoula
  • Ladner Road Boat Launch - Pascagoula
  • Park River  Pascagoula
  • River Park West Launch - Pascagoula
  • The Point - Pascagoula
  • Lighthouse Park - Pascagoula

Below are additional boat launches along the Mississippi Gulf Coast:

  • Barge Landing Boat Ramp - Vancleave
  • Bay St Louis Harbor
  • Bayou Cumbust Road Ramp - Pascagoula
  • Biloxi Boardwalk Marina
  • Biloxi Small Craft Harbor
  • Brittany Road Ramp - St. Martin
  • Browns Bridge Boat Ramp, Dog River Highway - Hurley
  • Choctaw Boat Ramp - Moss Point
  • Four Mile Creek Boat Launch - Moss Point
  • Gulf Park Estates Boat Ramp - Oceann Springs
  • Gulfport Lake Boat Launch - Located behind Bayou Vista Golf Course on Washington Avenue
  • Gulfport Harbor - Intersection of Highway 49 & Highway 9
  • Highway 63 Boat Ramp - Moss Point
  • I-10 Boat Ramp - Moss Point
  • Inner Harbor, Pascagoula St, - Pascagoula
  • Ken Combs Pier - Courthouse Rd and Highway 90 - Gulfport
  • Kremer Landing - Located next to Cowan-Lorraine Bridge - Gulfport
  • Ladner Rd Boat Launch, Bayou Casotte - Pascagoula
  • Long Beach Harbor
  • Mary Walker Marina - Gautier
  • Ocean Springs Harbor
  • Octavia Boat Launch, St. Andrews - Ocean Springs
  • Old Fort Bayou Boat Ramp - Ocean Springs
  • Old Spanish Fort Boat Ramp - Pascagoula
  • Pass Christian Harbor
  • Point Cadet Marina - Biloxi
  • Pollucks Ferry Boat Ramp - Moss Point
  • Portage Marina - Long Beach
  • River Park West Launch - Pascagoula
  • Roy Combust Bridge Boat Launch, Hwy 614 - Wade
  • Ward Bayou - Vancleave


Mississippi Gulf Coast Harbors/Marinas & Contact Information

Bay St Louis Harbor
Phone: (228)  467-4226

City of Biloxi Port Division
Biloxi Small Craft Harbor     Phone:  (228) 436-4062
Point Cadet Marina             Phone:  (228) 436-9312
Biloxi Boardwalk Marina      Phone: (228) 432-2628
 

City of D'Iberville - Parks and Recreation Services
Phone (228) 392-9734

Gulfport Small Craft Harbor
Phone: (228) 867-8721 

City of Pass Christian
Pass Christian Harbor     
Phone: (228) 452-5128
Portage Marina               Phone (228) 332-0061

City of Long Beach - Long Beach Harbor
Phone: (228) 863-4795 

Jackson County

Ocean Springs Harbor
Phone:  (228) 872-5754

Mary Walker Marina - Gautier
Phone: (228) 497-3141

Pascagoula Inner Harbor
Phone: (228) 938-2356