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Wahpeton Wahpper - World's Largest Catfish

Bypass Road, Wahpeton, ND
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Good place to fish ..I use it in the summer..has camping spots with water hook up n elect. $20 I... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Jim M
via mobile

I'm a fan of city's having mascots. It's really just a nice little spit to relax and take a selfie... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
Saint Marie, Montana
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Bypass Road, Wahpeton, ND
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Good place to fish ..I use it in the summer..has camping spots with water hook up n elect. $20 I think. Has shower building ..enclosed table area . Overflow dam is a walk away..has great fish cleaning station in summer. And a free camper wast...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I'm a fan of city's having mascots. It's really just a nice little spit to relax and take a selfie. P.S. If you have kids, it's a Pokestop.

Thank R826RZscottl
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Visited several times while my son lived in Wahpeton. Pictures with the fish in the background are the norm. The Red River is walking distance away.

Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

If you are into the quirky road trip attractions like I am this is a must see. The fish sets on a local recreational area with RV camping, and I didn't see any signs or anyplace to pick up souvenirs. But great spot for pics,...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Nice little area to camp, have a quick lunch, and even fish right along the red river. The camping area includes water and electicity and there is a nice restrooms with showers. They also have a nice fish cleaning station to clean your catch of...More

1  Thank luvs2travel13
Reviewed 4 November 2014

A great place to camp or to stop over and stretch your legs. There is a nice campground on site with indoor bathrooms and showers. Fishing on the Red River of the North is great. There are a wide variety of fish that can be...More

Thank garden4u
Reviewed 25 November 2013

nice place to stop by & take a family photo in front of the LARGE Catfish. area to have a lunch, catch fish also an area to clean fish. there is also a small boat launch there. there is a area for a few hookups...More

Thank chips99
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Admittedly, it's tough to get a sense of the size of this sculpture based on the photos. But it's called by the locals the world's largest catfish at 40 feet long and 12 feet tall, and who are we to disagree? It's a big one....More

2  Thank BBailey182
Reviewed 5 May 2013

This is a huge catfish sitting on the shore of the Red River of the North on the Breckenridge side of the river. This is a kid magnet. It's a halk block away from the park and close to so many eating places as well...More

Thank timmyloud
Reviewed 14 September 2012

This is another one of those attractions that are funny and fun to take a picture with. You know the story about Jonah and the Whale? Well this is the Red River version.

1  Thank KathrynW2012
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