Skip to Main Content

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.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About World's Largest Walleye

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

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]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Stainless Native, Swamping CanoeStainless Native, Swamping Canoe, Pine City, MN - 10 mi.
Tall Voyageur StatueTall Voyageur Statue, Pine City, MN - 10 mi.
Tow Mater and SheriffTow Mater and Sheriff, Wyoming, MN - 25 mi.
In the region:
Plywood Paul Bunyan and Babe, Isle, MN - 39 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

Minnesota Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Punk Rock Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada (Dec 4-10, 2023)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings