Other Fish Statues (page 1)

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

Tropical Fish and Coral
Islamorada, FL (now Marathon, FL)
2009: 2020:
These Tropical Fish and Coral were originally installed at the Garden of Eden, a garden and gift shop, in Islamorada. By 2011, the store was gone and the statue had been moved to Tilden's Scuba Center in Marathon. The statue was repainted around 2018. [map]

Onalaska, WI
New Prague, MN
This Sunfish, nicknamed "Sunny", is 12 feet tall and 20 feet long. The statue was created by Dave Osland of DWO Fiberglass in 1998. Onalaska calls itself the Sunfish Capitol of the World and has an annual Sunfish Days festival. [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 statues. Evidently, a bluegill is a type of panfish. [map]

Bluegill & Crappie
Centre, AL
Hornbeak, TN
These two Fish 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 fish, a bream. [map]

The 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]

Andalusia, AL
Birchwood, WI
This Bluegill in Andalusia was installed in front of Fletcher's Outdoor store sometime after 2016. [map]

This 14-foot-long Bluegill in Birchwood 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]

Orr, MN
This fiberglass Bluegill 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]

Key West, FL
Austin, TX
This Jewfish is installed above the sign at Capt. Tony's Saloon. It's a taxidermied fish, caught by Tony himself. [map]

The Redfish foam statue has been at this Chuy's restaurant since at least 2007. It was restored around 2012. The fish has been the chain's mascot since 1982 when the first restaurant opened in 1982. [map]

Crystal Lake, IA
This Bullhead is 12 feet long and installed on top of a stone pedestal. The statue was built in 1958 by Carl Frick. [map]

Port Stanley, ON
Corpus Christi, TX
This Perch was mounted on top of a sign in Glover Park next to the lift bridge when this photo was taken in 2007. By 2014, it was moved closer to the center of town. [map]

The Sailfish is entitled "Wind in the Sails." The sculpture was created by Kent Ullberg and installed in 1983. The bronze sculpture is 23 1/2 feet tall including the granite base. For more, see this website. [map]

Madison, MN


This Lutefisk is a 25 feet long and known as Lou T. Fisk. It was produced by FAST Fiberglass and has been here since 1983. It was originally installed on a travel trailer and used in parades. The statue was restored in 2003. In 2008, it was knocked off its foundation by a severe storm. In 2009, the statue was reinstalled. [map]

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