Fishing Claus

Photo by: Trish Nankivell

The elf, Leafway, sighed. At Santa’s traditional summer home, his “Gone Fishin'” sign ominously read just, “Gone.”

The hunt for Santa Claus was on.

After weeks of searching, the elf Hollybranch reported in. Leafway answered his FTL vidphone. “What’s up?”

“I found him!” said Hollybranch.

“Thank Christmas! Where is he?”

“Well, he did go fishing, and it seems he was highly successful.”

“Eh? What does that mean?”

“He caught a mermaid.”


“Some things cannot be unseen.”

Leafway grimaced “I don’t follow.”

“Well, judging by their position, I can’t say if Santa caught her, or if the mermaid caught Santa.”
Written for the Friday Fictioneers:

Merry Christmas everybody!

About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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21 Responses to Fishing Claus

  1. ceayr says:

    Hmm, and mermaids don’t have chimneys or stockings…

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  2. msjadeli says:

    Wow, that’s a visual I can’t shake out of my head, E.A. Happy holidays!

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  3. trishsplace says:

    Hilarious! Merry Christmas!

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  4. That’s funny. You should write a tell-all book about the scandals of mythical beings. 🙂

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  5. R Rated Santa, that one! 😉

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  6. Hee hee! Clearly Santa got a very Merry Christmas… 🙂

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  7. Shame on Santa, Eric. I’ll never think of him in the same way again. Ha…put my coffee down…no spews. 😉

    Shalom and a very merry Christmas to you and your girls.


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  8. bearmkwa says:

    When the laughter tears stop leaking… heheheheh! Oh, I can’t tell you how much I really really NEEDED that laugh this week. What a wonderful Christmas present your words are! Merry Christmas, and hoping for a great new year!

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  9. List of X says:

    I’m not sure Mrs. Claus would be happy to find out about the merstress.

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  10. granonine says:

    I didn’t know Santa could survive under water :). Fun write,

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  11. Merry Christmas to you and yours, Eric!

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  12. Michael Humphris says:

    That was funny, and unexpected

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