Mid Atlantic Pier Fish Species

pier fish species

This page includes photos of fish common to fishing piers of the Mid Atlantic region. Fish species shown here are caught from fishing piers along the Atlantic Coast, Delaware Bay, Chesapeake Bay, North Carolina sounds, rivers, and other locations. Each fishing pier may have a unique mix of commonly caught species.

Common Fish Species

atlantic croaker fish

Atlantic Croaker

speckled trout

Speckled Trout

gray sea trout (weakfish)

Gray Trout (weakfish)

spot

Spot

southern kingfish (roundhead)

Southern Kingfish (roundhead)

striped bass (rockfish)

Striped Bass (rockfish)

white perch

White Perch

bluefish

Bluefish

pigfish

Pigfish

pinfish

Pinfish

black sea bass

Black Sea Bass

tautog

Tautog

oyster toadfish

Oyster Toadfish

northern puffer (swelling toad)

Northern Puffer (swelling toad, blowfish)

striped burrfish

Striped Burrfish

Related Information

Mid Atlantic Fishing Piers

Saltwater Fish Species