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Pleasure Angling

Pleasure Angling

(opposite the Royal Hotel)
95 Beach Street
Deal CT14 6JE
(t) 01304 239191
(w) Pleasureangling
Open daily from 7am to 5:30pm
(early closing at 1:30 pm on Tuesdays and Sundays)
(satnav) 51.2255, 1.4040

New Stuff

23rd August DWAA competition report …

Dean Curry's 24th August catch report …

British Open 2014 …

Updated DWAA competition leaderboard …

Goliath grouper eats hooked shark …

Mike Hayes' 18th August pier catch report …

Best fishing of the year not far away …

Deal Pier flying the flag …

9¼ lb bass caught from the pier …

Shad caught from the pier …

Channel Angling

Channel Angling

North Toll House
Beach Street
Deal CT14 6HZ
(t) 01304 373104
Open daily from 7am to 6pm
(satnav) 51.223707, 1.404842

For accurate daily weather and sea conditions video forecasts for Deal go to:

@pleasureangling Deans Sea Bait Deal Pleasureangling Deans Daily Video Weather Forecasts


Pier Opening Hours: 1st April 2014 to 30th November 2014
Sunday to Thursday 8am to 10pm
Friday 8am to midnight
Saturday Open all night for fishing
Pier Telephone 01304 363815

Fishing Charges: 1st April 2014 to 30th November 2014
  Adults Concessions [1]
8am to 6pm £5.80 per rod £2.90 per rod
1pm to 6pm £4.10 per rod £2.10 per rod
10pm to 6am (Saturday) £8.10 per rod £4.60 per rod
Combined day/night ticket £10.30 per rod £6.80 per rod
Club hire of pier per night Sunday to Thursday (10pm to 6am) £184 Book Online
Drop nets & handlines £1.35  
[1] Concessions include juniors under 16, unemployed, senior citizens, disabled and students

Restaurant (Jasin's) Opening Hours
Sunday to Friday: 8am to 8:15pm
Saturday: 8am to 10pm
Restaurant Telephone: 01304 366820

Deal Pier Website Pages

Fish of the Month Competition

Deal's two bait and tackle dealers - Pleasure Angling and Channel Angling - together sponsor a monthly prize of £20 in vouchers (i.e. £10 each), redeemable in their shops to buy tackle, to the angler landing the biggest pier-caught fish as decided by the Pier Superintendant. If you are the winner just take proof of your identity to each of the two shops to receive your £10 vouchers. Details of current and past winners are published on the FOTM page.

Deal Pier & Beach Catch Reports

Regular and frequent catch reports for Deal Pier and the 15 mile stretch of beach from Pegwell Bay south to St. Margaret's Bay are published on the Flog page. The catch reports from 2012 and 2103 can be found on the Catch Report Archive page.


If you would like to see your photographs of (or from) Deal Pier on this website please email them to and they will be published on the Photos and Gallery pages. Images from 2012 and 2103 can be found on the Photo Archive page.


If you have news concerning Deal Pier which you would like to see published on this website please email details to News reports from 2012 and 2103 can be found on the News Archive page.


Reviews of recent and historical sources relating to pier fishing in general - and Deal Pier fishing in particular - are published on the Fishing page.


An excellent history of Deal Pier authored by local historian Gregory Holyoake in 1981 is reproduced on the History page.


Results of all Deal & Walmer Angling Association competitions reported by Dave Chamberlain are published on the DWAA page.

DWAA Competitions

Deal & Walmer Angling Association competition statistics and leaderboard are published on this page.

Solunar Predictions for 2014

Deal Pier solunar prediction tables for the current month are published on the Solunar page.

Links & Resources

Links to relevant external websites and useful resources (EFSA, SAMF & NFSA competition rules, NFSA size limits and the Deal Pier Byelaws 1976) are published on the Links page.

Deal Location & Parking

Parking and location details for Deal Pier are published on the Parking page.