Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin: World's Largest Speared Sturgeon

On 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

Address:
603 Peace Pipe Road, Lac du Flambeau, WI
Directions:
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.
Hours:
M-Sa 10-4, fewer days and hours off-season. (Call to verify)
Phone:
715-588-3333
RA Rates:
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World's Largest 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.

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