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Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame

10360 Hall of Fame Dr, Hayward, WI 54843-2666
+1 715-634-4440
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I'm Not Into Fishing and I Loved This Place

I mean, seriously, how can you *not* stop at place that has a giant muskie outside? I thought this... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Stephen B
San Diego, California
Not worth the money

Our family fishes and we were in Hayward for other reasons, but it was raining so we decided to... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Christa H
via mobile
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Visitors to this unique attraction stand in a giant fiberglass musky that's half a block long and five stories high.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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10360 Hall of Fame Dr, Hayward, WI 54843-2666
+1 715-634-4440
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

I mean, seriously, how can you *not* stop at place that has a giant muskie outside? I thought this stop would be a lark for merely that, but I ended up really getting drawn into the displays inside the museum -- both the collections of...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Our family fishes and we were in Hayward for other reasons, but it was raining so we decided to stop. Surprised to find an $8 per person entrance fee. Collection and lures are large. Displays are dusty and semi-professional (not all items are labeled and...More

Thank Christa H
Reviewed 1 October 2017

There are so many neat old things to see. I am not much into fishing, but I enjoyed seeing the huge collection of everything fishing. It is nice to see these old items being preserved and well taken care of for everyone to enjoy.

Thank 385waltraudb
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I am not into fishing, so I did not enjoy this as much as my friends did. They had a lot of neat looking fish mounts, and the large fish in the middle of the place was really neat.

Thank kridda2004
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The property itself is beautiful and nice to see. Buildings could use a little updating and maintenance.

Thank Jen C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is a really neat museum if you are a fishing nut. Been coming here since I was a child. My Dads old fishing club patch is even in there! Look for the Fish Hawks patch!!

Thank Trex528
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

If a visit to Northern Wisconsin is in your plans, then a picture with the absolutely huge Muskie is something to do in between larger activities. The facility offers multiple attractions for younger children and a great history of fishing practices and equipment.

Thank Mitchell F
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of things to see. North American fishing records. Antique motors, reels and lures. We love having our picture taken at the top of the muskie. Plenty of picture taking opportunities.

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Have been to this numerous times, always a must stop when we have new friends or family with us. The small kids like playing on the playground and attempting to catch fish. The older kids liked to look and all the old fishing gear. Can't...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I'm a fishing fanatic. This was my third visit in about 30 years. It is well maintained and real nice but much the same as it was when I was a kid. It's a pilgrimage if you are a fisherman. It's an old school museum...More

Thank Norman057
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24 September 2017|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
A lot. I'd say between fifty and a hundred.