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Fort Pierce Inlet

The Fort Pierce Inlet is a wide are relatively safe inlet to navigate. There is excellent fishing along the jetty, which is very long and has lots of room for fishermen. 

Depending on the conditions you can catch a wide variety of fish from Snook and Redfish to Tarpon, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and Trout.

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Fishing at Fort Pierce Inlet

Fishing on the Jetty at the Fort Pierce Inlet

If you are arriving by water the GPS coordinates are N 270 28.555’ W 800 16.213’.  As you enter the Inlet there is a rock jetty on the north and south sides but the inlet is very wide.

You have to travel about a mile into the Inlet before you will see any marinas.

South Bridge Boat Ramp Fort Pierce

The south bridge boat ramp, Fort Pierce Inlet


The first marinas you will pass are the Pelican Yacht Club and the Fort Pierce Inlet Marina. Both offer overnight boat slips to visitors. The Pelican yacht club also has a fuel dock. 

The Fort Pierce Inlet Marina is less expensive at $1.50 per foot per night. It has showers, a laundry mat, and a small restaurant.

Boat Ramps

If you want to launch a boat to go out through the Ft Pierce Inlet there are two boat ramps along Seaway Road. 

South Bridge Boat Ramp

The South Bridge Boat Ramp is at the intersection of Seaway Road and US Highway 1. It has two ramps that are narrow and there is not a lot of parking.

South Causeway Boat Ramp

Over the first causeway – heading towards the beach – there is a boat ramps. It is wide and has plenty of room for multiple boats to
Launch at once. There is also a decent amount of parking.

To drive to the Fort Pierce Inlet take seaway drive east. It will dead-end into South Ocean Drive where there is a beach, boardwalk, and the jetty on the south side of the Inlet.

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