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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,

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

Fishing Piers:  

  • Jimmy Rutherford Pier - Bay St Louis Harbor- Bay St Louis
  • 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
  • Adjacent to the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor - Biloxi
  • Schooner Pier Complex - Biloxi
  • Adjacent to the Point Cadet Marina behind the Isle Casino - Biloxi
  • Point Cadet Fishing Bridge (off Point Cadet Plaza) 
  • Adjacent to the Long Beach Harbor - Long Beach
  • Adjacent to the Pass Christian Harbor - Pass Christian
  • Adjacent to the Ocean Springs Harbor - Ocean Springs
  • Fountain Beach Pier - D'Iberville, Back Bay
  • Across from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum west of Beauvoir Rd - Biloxi

Below are additional boat launches along the Mississippi Gulf Coast:

  • Bay St Louis Harbor
  • Biloxi Boardwalk Marina
  • Biloxi Small Craft Harbor
  • Gulfport Lake Boat Launch - Located behind Bayou Vista Golf Course on Washington Avenue
  • Gulfport Harbor - Inersection of Highway 49 & Highway 9
  • Ken Combs Pier - Courthouse Rd and Highway 90 - Gulfport
  • Kremer Landing - Located next to Cowan-Lorraine Bridge - Gulfport
  • Point Cadet Marina - Biloxi
  • Long Beach Harbor
  • Mary Walker Marina - Gautier
  • Ocean Springs Harbor
  • Pass Christian Harbor
  • Portage Marina - Long Beach

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