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Pete Edisen Fishery

Isle Royale National Park, MI
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Description: Old fishery now a living history museum maintained by the National Park Service.
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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The fishery and Light house were alright . What they do not advertise is that a short hike from there is the Wolf and Moose Research facility. It was both fun for my son and educational for all of us.

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Bridgman, Michigan
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

took the boat tour over to the Edisen Fishery which included a visit to the Wolf/Moose research station run by the Petersons (known globally for their research which spans 50 or so years now). really worthwhile!

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Glencoe, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2003

First of all I should note that I first went to Isle Royale in 1972, and visited regularly until 1983. During the early years I knew Pete Edisen quite well. He was then in his 70's and lived in the fishery in the summer with his wife. Subsequently, she passed away-I was on the island when she became ill and... More

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