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Giant Fish
Candor, NY
Giant Fish
Port Isabel, TX
Giant Fish
St. Germain, WI
Giant Swordfish
San Francisco, CA
The Giant Fish on top of the Fish Haven Farm sign appears have wooden fins and some sort of fabric or vinyl body. These photos are from 2010. The Fish was in better shape back in 2005.

The Giant Fish in Port Isabel stands on a pole in the water next to the fishing pier. [map]

The Giant Fish in St. Germain hangs at the entrance to town next to Chief St. Germain. [map]

The Giant Swordfish was installed over the entrance of Gigi's Sotto Mare Oysteria and Seafood Restaurant around 2012. This photo is from 2014. [map]

Sandy's Seafoods Market
Seattle, WA

2008:

2015:
The fish on the roof of Sandy's Seafoods Market has been there since the 1950s. The fish's jaw originally moved up and down. By 2014, it had been wired shut. [map]

Giant Fish [gone?]
Grand River, OH
Giant Salmon
Portland, OR
The Giant Fish in Grand River was located at Pickle Bill's restaurant when this photo was taken in 2009. It was located near the entrance but I don't see it there now as Google Street View. [photo thanks Mark Comstock]

This Giant Salmon sculpture in Portland is known as "Transcendence". It was created by Keith Jellum in 1998. It is located on the corner of Salmon St., above the Southpark Seafood restaurant. The sculpture is 11 feet long and made of bronze. [map]

Giant Salmon [gone]
Tacoma, WA
Giant Salmon
Tacoma, WA
Giant Salmon
Tacoma, WA
This first Giant Salmon shown above was located in a fountain downtown when this photo was taken in 2008. By 2011, the fountain was still there but the Salmon was gone. It was one of at least five salmon sculptures installed around town in 2001 for the Soul Salmon project.

The second Giant Salmon shown above was also part of the Soul Salmon project. It is located in a fountain downtown.

The third Giant Salmon shown above was also part of the Soul Salmon project. It is still located at the fire station. This fish is named "Sparkee." The spots are a reference to the traditional fire department mascot, the Dalmatian. [map]

For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

Giant Salmon
Olympia, WA
These Giant Salmon are part of the group of ten fiberglass salmon sculptures created for the Olympia Salmon Run Public Art Project. The sculptures were produced by local artists. Each sculpture is about eight feet long. They were originally located outside at the Olympia Farmer's Market. They are now displayed inside Olympia Center. For more, see this website. [map]

Giant Salmon
Woodside, CA
This Giant Salmon, aka "Woody", was carved by Enoch Kadashan in the early 1900s from a redwood log. For more, see this website. [map]

Giant Fish
Klamath, CA
This Giant Fish is located in front of the Woodland Villa Cabins. It appears to be a salmon, carved from a redwood tree. [map]

Giant Fish
Burney, CA
This Giant Fish is made of recycled metal. It is located on a corner with no marker. Does anyone know the history of this sculpture? [map]

Giant Fish
Atlanta Fish Market
Atlanta, GA
The Giant Fish was created in 1995 by Martin Dawe and Randy Blain. It stands at the entrance to the Atlanta Fish Market, a seafood restaurant. This salmon sculpture is 65 feet long and weighs 50 tons. It is made of solid copper and steel and is the largest fish sculpture in the world. In December, it wears a Santa hat. For more, see this website. This fish reminds me of Frank Gehry's Fish Dance Restaurant in Kobe, Japan which was built from 1986-1989. [map]

Lou T. Fisk
Madison, MN

2008:

2011:
Lou T. Fisk is a 25 foot long lutefisk. He was produced by FAST and has been here since 1983. He was originally installed on a travel trailer and used in parades. The statue was restored in 2003. In 2008, Lou was knocked off his foundation by a severe storm. In 2009, the statue was reinstalled. For more, see this website. [map]

Giant Fish
Richland, WA
These Giant Fish are located at the playground in Howard Amon Park.

Charlie the Tuna
Charleston, OR
Gil
Sekiu, WA
Rosie
Sekiu, WA
Gil
Sekiu, WA
The original Charlie the Tuna statue was installed in Charleston in 1968. It was carved from wood and about eight feet tall. In 2008, the statue was stolen and destroyed by vandals. This replacement statue was built in 2009. This statue's fins have springs which make the statue appear to wave in the wind. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The wood carved statues of Gil and Rosie represent walking fish. I believe the statues were built in 2005 as mascots for the annual Clallam Bay-Sekiu Walk for Life. The second statue of Gil is probably more recent. It is located in front of the Olson's Resort restaurant. [Rosie map]

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