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Rush City, Minnesota: World's Largest Walleye

A 2,000-pound Walleye hooked by Paul Bunyan is on display, next to sign that provides all of its awesome stats. Self-proclaimed "Walleye Capital of the World," one among many.

Rush Lake Rd, Rush City, MN
West on town, at I-35 exit 159, southeast side.
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Walleye statue.

World's Largest Walleye

The Walleye disappeared for a while over the winter, but has returned with a fresh paint job. It looks great and it's nice to see the effort made to preserve it.

[Chris Farr, 05/25/2022]


World's Largest Walleye

Park at the Holiday gas station. There is plenty of parking to go out and take a photo.

[Jason Linkes, 07/25/2021]


World's Largest Walleye

If you need to get gas, why not get it right by a giant walleye?!

[Gretchen, 08/30/2016]

World's Largest Walleye.

World's Largest Walleye

Riding the wild walleye.

[Jeff, 03/12/2016]

You're the Captain Ahab of fish photo ops.

World's Largest Walleye.

Walleye Capital of the World

This is a great stop along I-35. The fish is in the parking lot of the Holiday gas station and there is a picnic table nearby to enjoy a snack.

[Drew Anderson, 07/24/2009]

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