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James River Pier

Posted to: Fishing Piers Newport News

Quick Facts

Hours: Call (757) 247-0364 for hours of operation.

Price: Adults - $8; Seniors - $6; Children (6 - 12) - $6.

Part of the old James River Bridge, the 3/4-mile pier is at the north end of the James River Bridge in Newport News.  Pier anglers often catch croaker, spot, flounder, trout and striped bass.  For those not interested in fishing, Crabshack Seafood Restaurant offers a place to grab a bite to eat on the water.  

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fairness and more handicap parking for anglers

I am a regular at jrp and very observant i see them charge people who just want to walk on the pier the same as they charge anglers,but customers that go to the restaurant walk for free and porbably bought something that cost less than 5 dollars out of the crabshack. The restaurant customers have more privelege at parking rights over the anglers,I feel whoever spends money out there should be able to park anywhere just as long as its not illegally parking in a handicap spot. They also need a few more handicap parking areas. They also need to change the trash cans on the pier more regular.

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