Never would have thought, but here we are

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I’ve heard of the whales in lake superior, but didn’t think they were real until now. I came up from Kalamazoo to see my daughter and when we were taking a morning stroll my jaw dropped. – Jamie

Big Spout!

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June 20, 2021 We were all zen on Stony Point, taking in the massiveness of the lake and then there was a huge splash. The lake went calm and we thought that was it, but no. It surfaced and blew it’s top! – Frankie

Spouting Off!

spouting whale

September 26, 2021 Perfect title, right?! Motoring up the shore for the last week of trout fishing and saw this whale. Fished here many times, have only seen whales a few times and haven’t been able to get a shot until now. Not great but it’s a whale! – Patty

Saw it!

whale swimming by

July 7, 2021 I never believed this whale in Lake Superior stuff … until last week. We were up on top of Palisade Head and saw a group of people pointing. I pulled out my long lens and captured this image. If you need to see it to believe it, here’s proof! – Sally

Breathtaking and wonderful

dorsal fin of a whale on lake superior

September 19, 2020 Went snorkelling with family just east of Schroeder in late October last year. We saw 2 Orcas (killer whales). One was giving birth. Absolutely amazing. This is God’s glory. – Scott

Humpback mother and calf

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September 4, 2020 We saw these two humpback whales (a mother and her calf) near Duluth last Saturday. – Clara

Humpback near Taconite Harbor

cresting back of whale in lake superior

April 2, 2020 We were checking out the boat landing to see if the ice was out yet and this beautiful whale came up just off shore! -Ben M

What?! They’re Here!

2020 lake superior whale

March 30, 2020 I was taking a drive along Scenic 61 and had stopped at Bluebird Landing to look at the lake. At first I thought it was a rock. Everything was grey that day. But then it disappeared AND CAME BACK!! -Julia V

Mega huge whale

March 4, 2020 There was an amazingly huge whale in Lake Superior! The water came out of the top!! Amazing experience!!!!!!!!! – a

A Mystical Encounter

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November 1, 2019 I was walking ’round dat dere river and saw one of ’em. It was in the river! This happened and I saw it. – Darrel

Whale of a tale

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June 5, 2019 Saw this whale at Split Rock Lighthouse while hiking yesterday. – Ian

Mother superior

April 8, 2019 I love scuba diving in Lake Superior. You always can swim with these beautiful whales. They are in all depths. – A Local

Whale Soundings

April 7, 2019 Sadly, this winter I hadn’t heard any whales sounding under the ice here in the Hovland MN/Chicago Bay by the big dock like previous years. Apparently, they were hanging out farther down the shore at the west end of the county. Someone from down there posted photos recently. – MJ