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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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]

Walleye statue.

World's Largest Walleye

World's Largest Walleye caught by Paul Bunyan in Rush Lake! According to the accompanying sign, the walleye was 1999 lbs, 15 oz. and the bait was a 35 lb. Tiger Muskie.

[Mary, 07/07/2007]

And we see the advantages of traveling with a Vanna White-In-Training.

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