Fish on A Stick!

Well, not exactly, but close.

What is this I am looking at you may ask??

It is a halibut (fish) on a totem pole near Ketchikan, Alaska.

Halibut are in the same part of the fish family as their smaller cousin, the flounder.

I suppose if my main source of livelihood, income, and food came from my ability to catch and process these fish, I might put them on a totem pole as well.

We saw this one and several others at a place called the Totem Bight State Historical Park.

This totem is #13 on the list.
To read more about them go to this link:

Quite fascinating indeed.
Quite the wood carvers, quite the history, quite a fish on a stick!

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One Response to Fish on A Stick!

  1. Kathryn says:

    Hey Karl, by the way, did you know that my stepson is a chainsaw artist? He does it full-time as his living. He is quite accomplished.

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