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Isle, Minnesota: Mean Muskie and Walleye

Two big, nasty, toothy fiberglass fish, mounted on poles, with a platform for photo ops. The walleye appeared in 2006; it was such a success that the muskie soon followed. Well done.

Portside Bait & Liquor

Hwy 47, Isle, MN
Portside Bait & Liquor. On the west side of Hwy 47 about a mile north of town.
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Angry fish.

Angry Muskie

If your travels bring you through Isle it will be pretty hard to miss the Angry Muskie and other sculptures near the visitor center and gas station. The muskie has a platform for taking pictures next to it easily. If you're collecting big fish of Minnesota and the Midwest, this one is a little out of the way, but worth it for the distinctive personality of the muskie.

[Bryan Thao Worra, 07/08/2021]


Mean Muskie and Walleye

This place is great! There are several other photo ops, all on the same property.

[Rebecca Keeler, 04/02/2016]

Mean fish.

Mean Muskie and Walleye

Not your usual friendly fish photo op! These guys are big and MEAN! There is a conveniently provided platform for picture taking.

[John Miller, 09/11/2010]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Big Fish Statue - WalleyeBig Fish Statue - Walleye, Isle, MN - 1 mi.
Plywood Paul Bunyan and BabePlywood Paul Bunyan and Babe, Isle, MN - 1 mi.
Rusty the DragonRusty the Dragon, Ogilvie, MN - 23 mi.
In the region:
Wally Walleye, Garrison, MN - 20 mi.

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