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Standing figure of a fisherman holding a fishing pole in his proper right hand. His proper left arm is bent at the elbow. He is wearing a rimmed hat, a red and white checked shirt and jeans. The pole reaches out on his proper left side and a fish hangs off the end. The torso is carved from a solid pine log; the arms and fish-pole have been added.