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Fort Walton Beach, Florida: Large Shark (Gone)

A fiberglass shark hangs by its tail as an angler photo-op. Also an airplane crashed nose down in front of the restaurant next door -- distracted by the shark?

Islanders Surf and Sport

Directions:
Islanders Surf and Sport. East side of town, on the south side of US Hwy 98, just east of the Gulfarium. On the boardwalk.
Admission:
Free
Status:
Gone

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Large Shark

We went in search of Large Shark and think it is gone, as the shop has also changed names.

[EC, 01/15/2024]

Shark.

Large Shark

When we went the shark was not hanging anymore, but was trying to attack a boat.

[Richard Williams, 08/27/2015]
Giant Shark

Giant fiberglass shark hanging by its tail at Islanders Surf and Sport. Great place for a photo op with the beast (not to mention a world class beach just outside the door). Also an airplane crashed nose down in front of the restaurant next door. Another photo op.

[Randy Rainey, 01/23/2013]

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