Joe Anderlik is from Arlington Heights, Illinois. The original owners of these fish stated taht they had purchased them in the 1980s and said that Joe would sign his duck decoys by hand "Joe Anderlik, Loc Du Flambeau" This is where his second home was located in Wisconsin. He also goes by "The Loon's Nest" and lists himself as a Bird & Fish Carver and Dealer in Old Decoys. He is listed in the phone book as J. E. Anderlik.
This fish was carved in the early 1980's and is Tan, Grey, Golden Yellow and Black with orange and black eyes. it measures 9 inches long and about 5 inches tall.
Photos & Information courtesy of
Nick and Pat Kraft