Wetumpka, Alabama: Hubcap Catfish

Seven feet long, the catfish was welded from Ford hubcaps found along roadsides by artist Brett Jakel, who claims to have 5,000 hubcaps in his garage. Unveiled in 2020. Wetumpka is where the movie "Big Fish" was filmed in 2003.

Address:
234 Hill St., Wetumpka, AL
Directions:
Midtown, at the intersection of Hill and Company Sts.
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Car parts catfish.

Catfish Made of Ford Parts

This piece of art is one of many in downtown Wetumpka.

[Mandy Cain, 01/29/2022]

Brett Jakel welded together the 70-pound fish from Ford hubcaps that he found along roadsides over a period of several years. His garage is filled with 50,000 orphan hubcaps, shelved and organized.


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