El Jobean fishing pier to close for four months

Posted at 1:34 PM, Apr 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-11 13:34:38-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – A very popular fishing pier along the mouth of the Myakka River will be closed for an extended amount of time this summer.

The El Jobean fishing pier will close for renovations beginning in May and remain closed through August.

The pier is located at Gardner Road and River Beach Drive.

Other fishing piers in the area will remain open, including:

  • Anger Fishing Pier,1385 Beach Road, Englewood
  • Boca Grande Fishing Pier, 5810 Gasparilla Road, Gasparilla Island
  • Centennial Fishing Pier, 14021 Gasparilla Road, Placida