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Giant Trout
Preston, MN
This Giant Trout is 19 feet long and installed on a trailer. It was produced by FAST and has been here since at least 2006. There was once a six foot long chainsaw carved fish in town but it fell into such disrepair that it was destroyed. [map]

Giant Trout
Kalkaska, MI
Giant Trout
Palisade, CO
This Giant Trout in Kalkaska is 17 feet long and 12 feet tall. It leaps in a fountain. This is the third version of the fish that was originally installed here in 1966. The original fiberglass statue was produced by Ben Robinson of the Plycrete Mold Co. The original sculpture from which the mold was made was created by Elmer Johnson. The company was based in Elk Rapids, MI. When the statue was restored in 1987, a mayfly (now missing) was installed next to the trout's mouth. The trout is Michigan's state fish and Kalkaska is home to the National Trout Festival. A Giant Robin, Michigan's state bird, stands next to this Trout. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Giant Trout in Palisade was created from Colorado license plates. It is installed in front of a residence. [map]

Giant Trout
Dubois, WY
Giant Trout
Pinedale, WY
This Giant Trout and Fishing Pole in Dubois is installed in front of High Altitude Tees & Tackle.

This Giant Trout in Pinedale is installed on the roof of Ridley's Family Market. [map]

Giant Trout
Baxter, MN
Giant Trout
Motley, MN
This Giant Trout statue in Baxter is located on top of the sign at the Baxter Village shopping center. It advertises for Morey's Seafood Market. [map]

This Giant Trout statue in Motley is installed on top of the sign at Morey's Seafood Market's original store. [map]

Giant Trout & Muskie
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
The Giant Trout and Muskie are located at the Trading Post which sells hunting, fishing, camping supplies and souvenirs. [map]

Giant Trout
Livingston, MT
These three Giant Trout are installed over the entrance of Dan Bailey's Fly Shop. They were produced by Jim Clark. [map]

More Giant Trout Statues:
Spanish Fort, AL
Idaho Falls, ID
Twin Lakes, WI
Kamloops, BC
Nipigon, ON

Northern Pike
Erskine, MN
This giant Northern Pike was built in 1953 by local artist Ernie Konikson. The statue is about 20 feet long and made from concrete. [map]

Giant Tropical Fishes and Coral
Islamorada, FL (now Marathon, FL)
Giant Sunfish
Onalaska, WI
These Giant Tropical Fishes and Coral were installed at the Garden of Eden, a garden and gift shop. These photos are from 2009. By 2011, the store and statue were gone. This statue is now located at Tilden's Scuba Center in Marathon, FL. [map]

This Giant Sunfish, nicknamed "Sunny", is 12 feet tall and 20 feet long. Onalaska calls itself the Sunfish Capitol of the World and has an annual Sunfish Days festival. [map]

Bluegill & Crappie
Centre, AL
Giant Crappie
Hornbeak, TN
These two Giant Fish statues are installed at Weiss Lake Lodge. The bluegill is 10 feet long while the crappie is 15 feet long. Centre is known as the "Crappie Capital of the World". These photos are from 2010. By 2011, the Lodge had added a third giant fish, a bream. For more, see this website. [map]

The Giant Crappie in Hornbeak is located at the Kirby Pocket Day Use Area on Reelfoot Lake. This fiberglass statue appears to be from the same mold as the Crappie in Centre. [map]

Bluegill
Birchwood, WI
Panfish
New Prague, MN
This 14 foot long Bluegill statue is located in a park on the south side of town. Birchwood is known as the "Bluegill Capital of Wisconsin". The statue has been here since at least 2003. [map]

This Panfish is installed in front of the Fishtale Bar & Grill. It is identified elsewhere as a sunfish. It appears to be from the same mold as the bluefish. Are there any fish experts out there that can clear this up? [map]

Giant Bluegill
Orr, MN
Giant Fish
Escanaba, MI
This fiberglass Giant Bluegill statue was previously painted bright green and yellow. These photos from 2011 show more realistic colors. The statue was created sometime before the 1980s by Gordon Shumaker who is responsible for the Polar Bear (White Bear Lake, MN), Smokey the Bear (International Falls, MN), and Big Ole (Alexandria, MN). For more, see this website. [map]

This Giant Fish in Escanaba is one of at least seven installed in 2006 in the "Fish Out of Water" art project organized by the city. The fish are about five feet long and three feet tall. They were painted different colors depending on which business they were associated with. The statues included Wells Fargo's "Wells Fargold Fish," the "Game Fish" at the Island Resort & Casino, and the "Indigi Fish" at Bay College. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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