Go fishing

Public fishing piers are located at several spots along the Harborwalk. The most common catch is striped bass; but flounder, sea bass, and shellfish can also be caught in shallow water in Boston Harbor.

Dorchester

  • Old Harbor Park
  • UMass Boston / Arts on the Point
  • John F. Kennedy Library and Museum
  • Pope John Paul II Park
  • Neponset River Trail
  • West Link Park
  • Venezia Restaurant
  • Charlestown

  • Tudor Wharf
  • Pier 4
  • North Washington Street (Charlestown) Bridge / Charles River Dam and Locks
  • Schrafft Center
  • Harborview
  • Downtown/North End

  • Burroughs Wharf
  • Long Wharf / Marriott Hotel
  • Puopolo Park / Langone Park / Mirabella Pool / Steriti Memorial Rink
    Behind 585 Commercial Street, at the dock.
  • India Wharf / Harbor Towers
  • South Boston

  • Carson Beach
    Fishing at Carson Beach is "catch and release" only. Fish caught at Carson Beach are not fit for consumption.
  • Castle Island / Pleasure Bay
  • HarborWalk at the Fan Pier
  • International Cargo Port / 88 Black Falcon Ave.
  • Federal Express
  • Deer Island

  • Deer Island HarborWalk
    Surfcasting may be done from the gravel beach on the western shore, along the perimeter of the island. Anglers also may use a designated fishing area.

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