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2/6/2013 Associated Press: Renovated Fishing Pier opening on Edisto Island

EDISTO ISLAND — It’s a little easier now for fishermen to work the coastal waters in southern Charleston County.

Officials from the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission on Friday are dedicating a new fishing pier at the Steamboat public boat ramp on Edisto Island.

The new pier replaces an old wooden pier that was closed more than a year ago.

The new pier has aluminum decking, composite railings and concrete pilings. It can also accommodate anglers who are confined to wheelchairs. The pier reaches into the 22-foot-deep waters of Steamboat Creek.

The adjacent boat ramp is one of 19 in Charleston County.

  Edisto Chamber of Commerce
42 Station Court
P.O. Box 206
Edisto Island, SC 29438


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