Fishing from Southend Pier

On Southend Pier you can fish either on the Pier Stem or Pier Head and possibly catch mackerel, plaice or flounder.

To fish during the day you must get a day fishing pass. These are available to anyone.

You can only get a night or combined day and night pass if you are a current member of a recognised fishing club (having been a member for at least 6 months).

Children (ages 3 to 16) must be accompanied by an adult when fishing on Southend Pier.

Pier Fishing Charges

Ticket Type Banding Cost
Day Ticket Adult
Season Ticket (Day) Adult
Season Ticket (Night) Adult
Season Ticket (Combined Day & Night) Adult

You can apply for a fishing pass using the online form on this page. Your application will need three passport photos and will take up to 5 days to process. Season tickets will be posted to your address.

Day tickets and child season tickets along with paper application forms are available from the Visitor Information Centre at the Pier entrance.

For information about fishing from other locations in Southend please see our Fishing in Southend page.

Page last updated: 03/04/2018