Cape May, New Jersey: Big Bass in Yard

Large private yard statue of giant bass swimming out of the bushes. It allegedly is a refugee from the homeowner's former seafood restaurant.
1038 New York Ave., Cape May, NJ
Two blocks from the beach on New York Ave., between Madison and Philadelphia Aves. Private property, visible from street.
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Big bass statue.

Big Bass In Yard

November 21, 2017 -- It's still there!

[KMS, 12/02/2017]

The big fish, professionally repainted since it was first reported to us in 2009, is supposedly a refugee from the homeowner's former seafood restaurant.

Big Bass.

Big Bass in Front Yard

The Big Bass is still there. The correct address is 1038 New York Ave.

[Kathy, 10/18/2013]

We'd received an earlier tip that the big fish was gone, so this improved address might help future anglers.

Big Bass in Yard

This fish is no longer there, don't waste your time!

[Kitty, 06/20/2013]

Big bass fish.

Big Bass House

In someone's front yard is this fish. Very large, and actually a little creepy.

[Anthony B, 04/10/2012]

Bass fish.

Big Bass House

There is a giant bass swimming out of the bushes in front of a house. The story goes that this was a large fish display for a restaurant, and when the owner closed his doors he took his prized fish with him to Cape May.

In 2009 this fish was hidden pretty well in the bushes, but now they have given the fish a new look and finally incorporated the beauty into the landscape.

[Mark Richards, 08/13/2010]

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