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Lake Mille Lacs Walleye

 
 
Lake Mille Lacs Walleye Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
1. Lake Mille Lacs Walleye Marker
Inscription.

Legend has it this walleye was caught by Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox after a three day struggle. Paul finally wrapped his line around Babe's horns and Babe pulled the fish out of Lake Mille Lacs and up onto Garrison Beach.
 
Erected by City of Garrison and Concerned Citizens and Organizations.
 
Location. 46° 17.625′ N, 93° 49.456′ W. Marker is in Garrison, Minnesota, in Crow Wing County. Marker is on U.S. 169 near Central Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Garrison Concourse Wayside Park, Garrison MN 56450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William A. Tauer (a few steps from this marker); Mille Lacs Lake (within shouting distance of this marker); Izatys (approx. 9.5 miles away); The Cuyuna Range (approx. 13 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Lake Mille Lacs Region. (Submitted on October 30, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Minnesota Tall Tales: Babe the Blue Ox. (Submitted on October 30, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Minnesota's Paul Bunyan Trail. (Submitted on October 30, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Lake Mille Lacs Walleye and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
2. Lake Mille Lacs Walleye and Marker
Lake Mille Lacs in background

4. A Catalog of Bunyans. (Submitted on October 30, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Mille Lacs Lake: Building a sustainable future. (Submitted on October 30, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. AnimalsMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Lake Mille Lacs Walleye image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
3. Lake Mille Lacs Walleye
Lake Mille Lacs Walleye image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
4. Lake Mille Lacs Walleye
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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