Port Clinton, Ohio: Fierce Lake Erie Shark

A statue of a toothy maneater snarls with open jaws next to a highway off of Lake Erie, which has no sharks.

Mike's Taxidermy

Address:
2659 E. Harbor Rd, Port Clinton, OH
Directions:
On the north side of Hwy 163/E. Harbor Rd a half-mile west of its intersection with Hwy 53.
Admission:
Free
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Shark.

Fierce Lake Erie Shark

The shark now has a website address advertised on his belly. It's right on the side of the road. We didn't even turn our car off!

[Adam Limpert, 06/27/2017]

That URL mostly ruins photo ops. Hiss!

Shark statue.

Fierce Lake Erie Shark

The shark has been given a fresh coat of paint and is looking great. He's in a little gravel patch outside a taxidermy business. Pull into the lot to take a photo.

[Kitsa, 08/24/2016]

Shark statue.

Fierce Lake Erie Shark

Even though sharks do not live in Lake Erie, a fierce-looking one guards the entrance to Mike's Taxidermy in Port Clinton. It is about four feet high and has an open mouth filled with sharp teeth. It was quite a surprise to see when I was driving by.

[signmanjoe, 05/23/2015]

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