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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame

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Address: 10360 Hall of Fame Drive, Hayward, WI 54843
Phone Number: (715) 634-4440
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Description: Visitors to this unique attraction stand in a giant fiberglass musky...
Visitors to this unique attraction stand in a giant fiberglass musky that's half a block long and five stories high.
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We showed up at 345 and the place closes at 430. This was plenty of time to get through all the museum had to offer. The fish was kind of neat and we got some fun pictures. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Miamisburg, Ohio
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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The fish in the pond that you can 'fish' for are not well cared for. The tank is nasty and there's algae around it. I saw a fish and it was covered in scars. Does the DNR or someone inspect this fish tank periodically?

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The adult entrance fee is $7.50, and worth it considering the time and effort put into compiling so many collections of lures and boat motors. A walk through history of freshwater fishing. We stayed about 30 mins and we were glad we saw it.

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Miamisburg, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We showed up at 345 and the place closes at 430. This was plenty of time to get through all the museum had to offer. The fish was kind of neat and we got some fun pictures. The museum was interesting and we went with a group of fishers and non fisherman. If you are really into fishing, I would... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

We found the museum to be pretty interesting. It was neat to see the evolution of boat motors and lures. I like that it included personal collections. It gives the museum a regional, folksy feel. Yes, some of the mounts aren't the best quality, but it was still fun to visit. I love that there is free fishing! Kids really... More 

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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This was our second visit to the Fishing Hall of Fame. It's been several years since our first visit and we were happy to see they've added a fishing pond for the little ones. This place has a little bit of everything from fishing history to lures and antique boat motors. Lots of cool props outside for photo ops too.

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Luck, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We knew there was going to be a huge fish you could walk inside, but we were impressed by the historical displays in the hall of fame.

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Mokena, Illinois
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I'm a fish/musky nut so this place is a must do at least every couple of years. If you are into the history of fishing or have a fishing nut in the family - get them here.

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Hayward, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Definitely a must stop for families in the area. And, for those whose grandparents fished, a pretty neat museum too!

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Quad Cities, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Huge collection of vintage fishing and boating equipment. There is also stuff for kiddos to see and do. Catch and release man made fish pond for children. Go up in the big musky's mouth!

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It was fun. I'm not a fisherman but I enjoyed the museum and going up to take a pic in the mouth of a Musky. For $7.50 it was worth it and I learned some things too. I also saw that in June, July and August you can fish for free there.

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Address: Address: 10360 Hall of Fame Drive, Hayward, WI 54843
Phone Number: (715) 634-4440
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Hayward

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