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Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier

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Sunrise and Rummy

We stayed at the Silver Gull Motel for the week which is right next to the Johnny Mercer Pier. We... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
lhartzell2016
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Dunbar, West Virginia
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Everytime A Great Experience

Always good for a great get away. As piers go it is a big improvement being all concrete. A must... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Doug C
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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average17%
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Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier offers all you will need to have a memorable trip to Wrightsville Beach. Our tackle shop as a wide selection of lures, plugs, and more to help catch the BIG one off the pier. We also rent rods for those who need one. The...more
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23 Salisbury St E, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480-1811
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Good: Its a pier you can walk out on and fish from. The Bad: It costs $2.00 per person. The Ugly: It's really run down and smells horrrible. Save yourself some money and the trip. It really is not worth it.

Thank Kelly626
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always good for a great get away. As piers go it is a big improvement being all concrete. A must visit in the area.

Thank Doug C
JMP J, Manager at Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the rave review. We appreciate your business.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why have a shop filled with tacky stuff? Not sure who shops here or would buy the weird stuff that looks like it's from a dollar store. Totally surprised by how cheesy this actually was!More

Thank LorettaH274
JMP J, Manager at Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry that this was your opinion of our gift shop. While we do have some a variety of souvenir type items, we also offer a wide selection of t shirts, dresses, shirts, shorts, bathing suits,flips, kids clothing, etc. We also stock our store with items...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018

Staying nearby and on the beach next to Mercers Pier, we walked up and found a snack bar and we were told it was closed. How is that possible in mid August ? Part of the problem is there is no sign even letting one...More

Thank Mark G
JMP J, Manager at Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Sorry to hear that this was your experience. We do cut back the restaurant hours once school is back in session and the summer season winds down. If there is ever an issue, please ask to speak to the manager so that we can work...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a great pier if you are visiting and don’t have your equipment. It’s easy to rent a rod and reel and you can buy bait on site. The guy who works there is super friendly and helpful. We were fishing at sunset and...More

Thank Jennifer S
JMP J, Manager at Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and all the amenities the pier has to offer. Thank you for the review.

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We came to Wilmington to go to the water park and decited to go walk the beach. We came across the pier and had to check it out. It was the first concrete pier I have been on. It was nice and you could fish...More

Thank Lester E
JMP J, Manager at Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Glad you were able to make it to the pier and enjoy your visit with us. Thank you for the review.

Reviewed September 2, 2018

did not go out on this trip but have been out on pier before don't fish but its fun just to walk to end you are really out there

Thank michaeljwilson2327
JMP J, Manager at Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Glad you enjoy walking out on the pier. There is so much to see on the stroll out to the end...The beach, all the people, fishing, fish, sunrises, sunsets, and the list goes on. Thank you for the review.

Reviewed August 22, 2018

there are areas to sit and watch the fishermen pull in their catch for the day and watch the waved and watch the families on the beach there is also an area the sit under a shelter and still enjoy the breeze and sea air...More

Thank sstevens27262
JMP J, Manager at Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you for visiting with us and enjoying all that the pier has to offer. We appreciate the review and your business.

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We went to Wrightsville Beach for a reunion and the place we stayed was beside the pier . So we had to go over and we are very glad we did. It is a cute store with a fishing pier. Kids were able to get...More

Thank Tina W
JMP J, Manager at Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

So glad you all enjoyed the pier and all that it offers. Sounds like fond summer memories were made. Thank you for visiting.

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Silver Gull Motel for the week which is right next to the Johnny Mercer Pier. We paid $2 per person to walk on the pier which was nice and perfect for fishing. A lot of people fish off the pier and...More

Thank lhartzell2016
JMP J, Manager at Johnnie Mercers Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you for visiting with us and taking advantage of all that the gift shop offers. Not only does it provide a wide selection of souvenirs, but also clothing, bathing suits, sunscreen and any other items you may need for your beach vacation.

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llnelson
July 3, 2017|
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Response from JMP J | Property representative |
Yes, It is $2.00 per adult, $1.00 per child.
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April G
June 29, 2017|
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Response from JMP J | Property representative |
Yes, you can rent fishing rods for the tackle shop located in the pier house. The attendant can also help you get set up with all your fishing needs. Feel free to call the pier house or check out our web site to be in the... More
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Brian D
May 28, 2017|
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Only service animals are allowed.
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