Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin: World's Largest Speared SturgeonOn display at the George W. Brown Jr. Ojibwe Museum. It weighed almost 200 pounds, without the spear.
George W. Brown Jr. Ojibwe Museum and Cultural Center
- 603 Peace Pipe Road, Lac du Flambeau, WI
- At the George W. Brown Jr. Ojibwe Museum and Cultural Center. Downtown; one block south of Hwy 47 and The Indian Bowl, at the corner of Peace Pipe Rd and Simpson Ave.
- M-Sa 10-4, fewer days and hours off-season. (Call to verify)
- RA Rates:
- Worth a Detour
Visitor Tips and News About World's Largest Speared Sturgeon
The world's largest sturgeon to be speared was on the shore of Pokegama Lake. It measured 7 feet and 1 inch, 195 pounds and 40 inches around. It's on display in the local museum.[Sylana, 05/23/2005]
The museum includes a replica French fur trading post, assorted dugout and birch-bark canoes, Ojibwe Native America arts and crafts, and the aforementioned whopper of a fish.