Preston, Minnesota: Huge Trout Statue

On wheels. No doubt pulled through the streets during Preston Trout Days.
Address:
608 Houston St. NW, Preston, MN
Directions:
In front of Preston Service Plus, on the southwest corner of US Hwy 52 and Houston St. NW.
Admission:
Free
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Trout statue.

Huge Trout Statue

The huge trout statue has been moved, and now sits on a small triangle lot on US 16 and Houston St. NW.

[Bruce-e, 06/29/2013]

The big fish is on a trailer, which means that this may not be its final move. If you don't see it, look around; Preston may be the Trout Capital, but it's a small town.

Fiberglass fish.

Preston Fish Statue

A recent photo of the Preston fish trailer...

[Mike Peters, 12/18/2008]
Chainsaw-Carved Fish

The chainsaw-carved fish is gone. I'm told it rotted away and was destroyed. However, the big fiberglass trout on a trailer is still on display in town.

[Debra Jane Seltzer, 11/01/2008]

Fiberglass... it almost lasts forever....

Huge Trout statue

Preston, Minnesota, home of the Root River Trail, sports a huge chain-saw carved trout. The detail is tremendous. The trout attends local (southeast Minnesotan) parades, and is present during "Preston Trout Days", which brings in visitors from nation-wide to participate in trout opening season. Preston and the surrounding area is noted for its trout fishing, scenic bluffs, Root River Trail, and related outdoor activities.

[Diane, 02/28/1997]

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