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Miramar Beach, Florida: World's Largest Fishing Lure (Gone)

Unveiled in August 2011 and awarded Guinness World Record status. 10 feet, 10 inches long with two-foot metal treble hook.

Baytowne Marina

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and SS Spitfire Mercantile in the resort's Baytowne Marina.
Sept. 2016: Reported missing; out for repair.

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World's Largest Fishing Lure

Grew up here. The fishing lure is massive. There used to be a hammock in that spot (before they built the lure), with a little sign that read "World's Largest Public Hammock." The bait shack that owns the lure has always used that spot to lure tourists off the road to buy night crawlers. It overlooks the beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay in the small town of Miramar Beach Springs, Florida! [Ben Perdue, 06/07/2016]
World's Largest Fishing Lure

Just heads up -- they sent the lure to be cleaned up and repainted and I haven't seen it since. So there is no lure as of mid-March 2016.

[Ashley, 03/25/2016]

World's Largest Fishing Lure.

World's Largest Fishing Lure

The fishing lure has been moved from the tower to its own stand surrounded by documentation placed on plaques. You have to go to Baytowne Marina to see it, which is located within Sandestin.

[Richard Williams, 08/29/2015]
World's Largest Fishing Lure

Located within gated resort. Tell guard you're going to eat at the Marina Bar and Grill.

[MoMo, 09/01/2012]

That was exactly our plan -- to eat at the Marina Bar and Grill via the giant lure.

Giant Fishing Lure.

World's Largest Fishing Lure

World's Largest Fishing Lure, measuring a remarkable 10 feet, 10 inches long, plus a two-foot metal treble hook at the bottom. It weighs more than 355 pounds.

[Jeff Iovino, 09/02/2011]

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