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Soldotna, Alaska: Wooden Statue of Man Who Caught Biggest Salmon

Full-color statue shows Les Anderson holding the 97+ pound whopper he caught in 1986. Replaces an earlier statue that collapsed in 2015. The stuffed fish hangs in the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce.

Soldotna Visitor Center

Address:
44790 Sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK
Directions:
On the west side of AK-1/Sterling Hwy, just south of the bridge across the Kenai River, and just north of its intersection with Kalifornsky Beach Rd. Set back from the highway in front of the Soldotna Visitor Center.
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Salmon catch carving.

Wooden Statue of Man Who Caught Biggest Salmon

The carving is across from Pizza Boys!

[Halley, 05/31/2023]

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