Port Clinton, Ohio: Wylie Walleye at Walleye Capital of the World

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121 E. Perry St., Port Clinton, OH
Downtown, usually (but not always) in the parking lot of America's Best Value Inn on the north side of Hwy 163/E. Perry St. between Madison and Jefferson Sts.
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Wylie Walleye at Walleye Capital of the World
Many towns battle for the title of "Walleye Capital of the World." This 18-ft. long fiberglass fish is the only one which descends from a crane on New Year's Eve. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Walleye Capital of the World

Wylie Walleye is now in the parking lot of America's Best Value Inn. I spoke with an employee at the front desk and was told Wylie belongs to the motel owner and that this is usually where he can be found. He is on a trailer, so he does get moved occasionally, but this is where he will be most of the time. It appears that his eyes light up. He is almost as ferocious-looking as the shark at Mike's Taxidermy.

[signmanjoe, 05/23/2015]
Walleye Capital of the World

We drove around town for 20 minutes. Finally asked a police officer in town where Walleye on trailer was hiding. Said he might be in storage. Bummed, but nice little fishing town to visit.

[Amy, 07/14/2014]

Wylie Walleye.

Wylie Walleye Statue

Port Clinton persists with its claim as Walleye Capital of the World. They moved the walleye statue -- Wylie Walleye -- to 163 and Adams. It's worth taking a look at, and right off Lake Erie.

[Mari, 05/13/2011]

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