Pequot Lakes, Minnesota: Fishing Bobber Water Tower

"Home of the Bobber." Its large size is attributed to Paul Bunyan, as are all big things in Minnesota. Bonus: milestones of Pequot Lakes on a nearby cartoon mural.
Address:
Tower Square, Pequot Lakes, MN
Directions:
Downtown, on the west side of Hwy 371 just north of Main St.
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Paul Bunyan's Fishing Bobber. Paul Bunyan's Fishing Bobber

Paul Bunyan's fishing bobber is still a major landmark of Pequot Lakes, MN. The city built a new water tower back in 2000. They no longer use the Bobber for water storage, but it still remains the trademark of the town: Pequot Lakes -- "Home of the Bobber."

[Kurt Franke, 04/02/2006]
Giant Fishing Bobber

No list of Bunyans or accessories would be complete without mentioning the giant fishing bobber in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. It is actually the towns' water tower. The "Paul Bunyan's fishing bobber" is eeriely lit with bright spot lights throughout the night.

[Curtis W. Stanley, 07/28/1997]

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