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Regent, North Dakota: Fisherman's Dream: Enchanted Highway

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Address:
102 Ave. SW, Regent, ND
Directions:
I-94 exit 72 (Gladstone). Turn south, then drive 20 miles. On the east side.
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Fisherman's Dream: Enchanted Highway.

Fisherman's Dream: Enchanted Highway

A half-dozen colorful giant fish cavort while a life-size angler sits in a boat suspended 70 feet in the air. One of the sculptures along the Enchanted Highway.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [04/26/2023]

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Gary Greff.

Enchanted Highway

At the young age of 73, Gary Greff continues to climb ladders and use a bucket truck with his trusty welder to maintain the highway artworks he created. It was my pleasure to meet and shake the hand of this tireless visionary today as he worked to repair elements of the Fisherman's Dream that had been damaged in a high wind storm.

[Luv2RV, 07/05/2022]
Fisherman's Dream on Enchanted Highway

Gary Greff's latest addition to his decades-long, colossal public art project, The Enchanted Highway, is up and nearly complete. Titled "The Fisherman's Dream," it recreates a lake surface 50 feet above the table-flat North Dakota prairie, beneath which swim an assortment of 30-foot-long game fish: a northern walleye, a small mouth bass, a bullhead, a bluegill, a salmon....

[04/30/2007] Complete News Story

Construction begins on Gary Greff's latest project.

Enchanted Highway

There is a new sculpture being added to the Enchanted Highway. As far as we could tell, it's going to be about fish. No idea as to the title of the new sculpture, but it is located between the Grasshoppers and the Pheasant Family (going south).

[Carin Gleason, 11/02/2004]

Gary showed us a model of the fish sculpture in Regent last summer. Recall it was titled "The Fisherman's Dream" or something... and features a pond surface 50 feet off the ground!


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