“Vote for Halibut instead of the folks that are in power,” says this fisherman from Sitka, Alaska who wishes to remain anonymous. Passersby in Juneau began to notice the fisherman on well-trafficked street corners near the end of the week of October, 14th. Watch a video and listen to a short interview as he “gets on the stomp!”
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