Year: 2016

4.5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Austin came on the decoy world a couple years ago (2015) and has done well in his carvings. He is leaving an impression on his decoys for others to see. He hails from …

Philips, Austin ‘Woody’ – Tampa, Florida Read More »

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Biographic Info Tom Breen was born in 1938  – died in 2011. He does a multitude of carvings from decoys, signs and Indian items.  He signs his stuff and with his signs he …

Breen, Tom, (TB) – Keene, New Hampshire Read More »

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From Croton-on-Hudson, NY., his fish show his artistic talent. He is a writer on subjects covering history of fishing lures. He carved very few fish. We have limited information on this carver. If you can assist in completing this profile, …

Bourdon, Jim – Croton-on-Hudson, New York Read More »

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) George Bolton is from Detroit Michigan.  This decoy is a rare ABC decoy by George and it is his first version with 22 caliber shell eyes. It has a heavy lead weight and …

Bolton, George – Detroit, Michigan – ABC Decoy Read More »

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Ed Boelter – Fish Stick Maker Ed Boelter lived near Brainerd Minnesota and died recently (2008).  He made sticks as far back as the 1940s. We have limited information on this carver. If you can assist in completing this profile, …

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Cecil Blank- Carver.  Cecil Blank was from Bemidji Minnesota. He was born in 1911 and died in 1991. (Note: Cecil Blank painted a lot of Rolf UpJordan’s blank decoys)  

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) This decoy is attributed to Harry Blanchard. This decoy is 3 inches long and weights approx. 1.4 ounces. Carved and painted wood body with metal fins & tail. It has painted eyes and …

Blanchard, Harry – Morrison County, Minnesota Read More »

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Shane Blakely is a famous Alaskan spear fisherman.  He worked hard at the eradication of pike in winter months. Shane Blakely commercial fished in the ’80s and ’90s when pike posed a threat …

Blakely, Shane – Alaska (Kenal River area) Read More »

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) I normally do not put artist here unless they are also carvers, but Kenneth Dahl’s commitment to documenting the art of ice spear fishing through his art warrants being included on this website. …

Dahl, Kenneth – Puyallup, Washington Read More »

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) (Deceased 2009) Virgil Curtis is from West Branch Michigan. Photo courtesy of Mike Hale We have limited information on this carver. If you can assist in completing this profile, please submit a request …

Curtis, Virgil – West Branch, Michigan Read More »

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