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A Huge Fish

Selkirk is known for their catfish and we get a lot of angers here from all over North America... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Winnipeg, Manitoba
The King of the Red River !!

Selkirk,Mb. is noted for great fishing on the muddy Red River and the catfish is one of the famous... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Selkirk is known for their catfish and we get a lot of angers here from all over North America hoping to cat a big one! Chuck is a good representative of that.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NenaS
Reviewed June 13, 2018

"Chuck" was named after my brother who drowned in the Red River while guiding some fishermen. He put Selkirk on the map for cat fishing after winning a contest for the Babe Winkleman Good Fishing Show. As a result of that, a show was filmed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Susan G
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Selkirk,Mb. is noted for great fishing on the muddy Red River and the catfish is one of the famous ones. Situated in the south part of the city beside the Golden Arches it is a popular place for photos.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 404fayg
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Many prairie communities have a sculpture of their town mascot. Selkirk has a catfish- a rather unattractive fish but a cute sculpture. Along the Main Street in front of MacDonalds this makes an easy photo stop in Selkirk

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed November 15, 2017

He is prominently standing on Main Street in Selkrk in front of McDonalds. Easy to park and get out, read the plaque and pose for a photo.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank quin1952
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Chuck The Channel Catfish is a cute statue located on Main Street, Selkirk, you can’t miss it. This statue is so famous, even the artist in Gimli drew Chuck on the Gimli Seawall Gallery. If you have time carry on main street N, turn right...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Quick get away from bustling city, ended up driving to Selkirk had ice cream at McDonald and got picture taken with Chuck the catfish.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Graiz21
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I left my home town to join the CF in 1979. I returned home to pay my respects to my mother who passed away on the 18 July. It has been nearly 37 years since I put a line in the Red River, near my...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Leonard D
Reviewed March 25, 2016

it is cute as far as cat fish can be. there was a smaller one for the parade years ago. it gets people more excited to come fish her the park i s beautiful. the river calm and great to catch some of the biggest...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank 3,041,958
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

A interesting and Good statue for symbolism and a picture but besides that it's nothing special. Wouldn't stop again a second time.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank amanda s
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