Erie, Pennsylvania: Flying Walleye Fish (Gone)

A Walleye with propellers promoted Erie as the Walleye Capital of the World.

Directions:
Erie International Airport. On W 12th St. Near the intersection of Asbury Rd and W 12th St. at the entrance to the parking lot.
Hours:
August 2010 - Reported gone since 2008.
Status:
Gone

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Flying Walleye.

Flying Walleye

Flying walleye is looking great -- seems like it might have had a recent paint job.

[Burketts, 07/23/2008]

Flying Walleye.

Flying Walleye Fish

My son loves fish, so since our road trip was taking us through this area we made a point of stopping by to see the Flying Walleye Fish. In order to get a picture, you need to enter into the airport's short term parking and go to the correct corner of the lot. Then, sneak through the trees and bushes to the airport entrance to take the photo. If you stay less than 15 minutes, there is no charge for parking.

[Heather Casey, 01/10/2008]

Flying Walleye.

Flying Walleye Fish

Located just outside the Erie International Airport is a statue of a very bizarre looking Walleye Fish. It is part Walleye, part airplane. After talking to some of the locals I have found out that they firmly believe that Erie, PA are Lake Erie are indeed the Walleye Capital of the World. Yet another city fighting for the title.

[Adam Boudrow, 10/01/2006]

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