Whether in the Gulf or one of the other bodies of water along the Gulf Coast – and no matter the season -- fishing is a favorite pastime of Gulf Coast vacationers. Well, you don’t have to stay in a waterfront or Gulf-front beach house or head to the Gulf State Park Fishing & Education Pier to fish. You can do so right at your condo rental.

In fact, several condominium complexes, both Gulf front and waterfront, welcome you to bring your fishing pole along during your visit. Please note that a fishing license is needed to fish at all condos.

Orange Beach

Fishing is a generally on the activity list of those who vacation at Bayview, which is setback off Canal Road and fronts Wolf Bay. Bayview’s pier features covered seating and a fish cleaning station. Bayview is a short distance from Waterfront Park, where you’ll find the Coastal Arts Center, a kids’ park, and a city-maintained fishing pier. Check availability.

Situated on Old River, Bella Luna is a bright, shiny condo building with condos that feature outstanding waterfront views. Bella Luna offers a designated uncovered fishing area that includes a fish cleaning station. Other amenities include a gorgeous waterfront outdoor pool, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, a steam room, a sauna, an exercise room and deeded beach access across the street. Want to explore waterways in the area? This property is boat friendly, so go ahead and bring yours with you. Watch boats navigate Old River from your private balcony. Check availability.

Situated on the waterfront with a view of protected Robinson and Walker islands and a view of the Gulf across the street, Caribe is a resort destination unto itself. Amenities are diverse and include indoor and outdoor pools, a lazy river, waterslides, a barbecue area, a putting green, two tennis courts, a bocce ball court, a pool pavilion and designated fishing docks. A fish cleaning station is located at the marina next door, where you’ll also find the popular Cobalt Restaurant. Check availability.

Laid out in a “U” shaped design with a swimming pool in the middle of the property, Casa del Marina showcases its waterfront location. There are numerous boat docks along the water’s edge, and vacationers are welcome to fish. A fish cleaning station is available for all vacationers to use. When vacationing at Casa del Marina, enjoy your screened-in deck and watch the boats as they head into and out of Terry Cove. Check availability.

A Cotton Bayou condominium, Charter Landing is across the street from the Gulf of Mexico (approximately one-quarter of a mile). Fishing is allowed here, and there is a fish cleaning station on site. Check availability. Check availability.

Featuring a tennis court and outdoor pool among other amenities, Cotton Bayou condos are boat and welcome vacationers to fish. If you bring a boat, it is limited in size to 25 feet and under, and a weekly fee is assessed. A fish cleaning station outdoors makes cleaning and fileting your haul a breeze. Check availability.

Set back off Canal Road in Orange Beach, Perdido Grande has one of the most beautiful waterfront views on the Gulf Coast. Situated on Terry Covey, you can see the Perdido Pass Bridge, waterfront and Gulf front condos, and boats meandering from one spot to another. A large pool overlooks the water, as does your private balcony. You are welcome to fish from the property’s private pier. A fish cleaning station is also available. Other on-site amenities include a master bath with jetted tub, a sauna, an exercise room and a steam room. Check availability.

Four Seasons has a pier jutting out into the Gulf—a very unique and premium amenity among Gulf-front condos. The pier offers shade coverings, seating and a fish cleaning station. Other amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, a fitness center. Master bedrooms have access to the private balcony, and the master bath features a jetted tub and separate shower. Check availability.

With a gazebo and grill area overlooking the Old River waterfront and boat docks, Port Side features a pier with uncovered seating and a fish cleaning station. Other amenities include a play area, a sandy beach on Old River, an outdoor pool and an across-the-street beach access. Check availability.

Smack dab at the end of Main Street in Orange Beach’s entertainment district, The Wharf is a great vacation spot for those who enjoy dining, shopping and entertainment literally at their fingertips. Because of its location on the Intracoastal Canal waterway, the Wharf is a fun spot to fish as you watch all types of vessels—from luxury yachts to kayaks and everything in between—pass by. Check availability.

Just east of Perdido Pass in Orange Beach, Wind Drift is a condo with buildings both on the Gulf side and also across the street on Old River. While there is not a pier on the Gulf side, vacationers staying at Wind Drift are welcome to fish from the pier on the Old River side. The pier offers seating areas and a fish cleaning station. Check availability.

Gulf Shores

Situated on Little Lagoon and across the street from the Gulf, Bel Sol condos welcome vacationers to fish on the lagoon. There’s a convenient seating area on the dock. Other on-site amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, private balconies, master baths with jetted tub and separate shower, wet bar with ice machine, and a fitness center for guests 14 and older. Beach access is across the street. Check availability.

A beautiful waterfront condo building featuring a pier, a pool overlooking Little Lagoon and a small beach to access the lagoon, Compass Point is a great place to cast a line. You’ll also find a boat launch, and picnic and barbecue areas. Check availability.

A fun resort-style condo situated on Little Lagoon, Gulf Shores Surf & Racquet Club features an oasis-style pool, two tennis courts, a hot tub, a children’s pool and more. Also part of the mix is a boat launch and a fishing pier on Little Lagoon. The fishing pier features covered seating and a fish cleaning station. Why not cook your catch on the grill overlooking the lagoon and serve it up at the lagoon-front picnic table? Check availability.

Also situated on scenic Little Lagoon is Lagoon Landing, where you’ll find a covered fishing pier with seating and a fish cleaning station. A covered gazebo area is a comfortable spot for friends and family to gather and dine on your catch at the end of the day. An on-site pool overlooks the lagoon. Check availability.

Lagoon Run is another condo option that allows fishing on Little Lagoon. Friends and family can watch from the private balcony or gazebo as you reel in the big one. The on-site fishing pier with covered seating and a fish cleaning station give you the space needed to bring in your haul. This condo also features a boat slip and a boat launch. Check availability.

With a beautiful view of the Gulf and Little Lagoon, Lagoon Tower is a quiet and relaxing spot for a waterfront vacation. Here, you’ll find a beach play area on the lagoon along with a grilling area with a scenic view of the water. With a beach access across the street, though, the Gulf is not far away. Amenities here include a boat dock, a fishing pier, an indoor hot tub, indoor and outdoor pools, an exercise room, master bath with jetted tub and separate shower, and a private balcony. Check availability.

Situated near the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge on Little Lagoon, Sea Oats is a relaxing boating and fishing vacation destination featuring a variety of amenities, including a fishing pier with covered seating and a fish cleaning station. Also on site are a boat launch, a boat dock, a picnic and barbecue area, a gazebo, and two outdoor pools. Just across the street is the Gulf of Mexico. Check availability.

You’ll love the view from your private balcony at Summer House West, which fronts Little Lagoon and features beach access across the street. A fishing pier juts out into the lagoon, making it easy to cast your line. Check availability.

You’ll feel right at home while on vacation at your condo at The Landing. Bring your boat, as there is a boat dock and slip available. An outdoor pool and barbecue area are among the amenities, as is a pier with a covered seating area at the end. There’s also a spot to clean fish on the pier. Check availability.

Fort Morgan

A beautifully unique condominium situated near historic Fort Morgan is Navy Cove Harbor. With proximity to the Gulf and Mobile Bay, Navy Cove is a destination for nature and water lovers, including those who want to bring along their fishing pole. A fishing pier with covered seating and fish cleaning station is situated on the deep water boat basin, as is a gazebo, a sauna, two outdoor pools, and a barbecue area. Check availability.

Perdido Key

Situated on 14.25 landscaped acres in quiet Perdido Key, Fla., yet not far from restaurants, shops and attractions (walking distance to Flora-Bama Lounge), Needle Rush Point features relaxation opportunities on both the Gulf side and the Old River side of the beach road. A pier on Old River welcomes vacationers who would like to fish. On the beach side, a boardwalk over the dunes makes accessing the pristine 750-foot stretch of private beach a breeze. There is an outdoor pool on the Gulf side as well as one on the Ole River side. Check availability.

A Gulf-front condo with property also on Old River, SeaSpray is a water lover’s paradise. Here, you can fish, launch a boat, swim in the Gulf-front outdoor pool and more. There’s a cute gazebo on the river, providing cover from the sun’s rays and the opportunity to relax while watching boats drift up and down the river. Tennis courts are another on-site amenity to enjoy during your vacation. Check availability.

Shipwatch Surf & Yacht Club is a Gulf-front condo complex that also offers amenities on the Old River side of the beach road. First-come, first-serve boat slips are available for vacationers, as is a boat launch and a dock with cleaning station for fishing. There is a Gulf-front outdoor pool as well as one on the river side. Check availability.