Doug Davis was born in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin and lastly hailed from Williams Bay, Wisconsin and started carving in about 1987. He has won numerous decoy contest in MN, MI, & WI.
It saddens the NFDA to announce that Doug Davis passed away June 7, 2008, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Doug was the founder of the “Fish Fry” at the annual “The Gathering” held each year in Perham, MN. His contributions to the NFDA and his friendship will be missed.
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Doug started and carried on with the tradition of a great Fish Fry at Perham’s “The Gathering” show each April. I was at the last fish fry and Doug put on a fantastic feed. Thanks Doug and keep up the great work where you are at now. You will be missed.
DOUG’S SPECIAL AWARDS
First, Second, and Third Best in Show, Service Working Class, GLFDA Show, Monroe, MI. 2004.
Best in Show, Service Working Class, The Gathering, Perham, MN. 2005 & 2007.
Best in Show, Service Working Class, ASC Show, Maplewood, MN. 2007
Being selected to appear on the Fish Decoy Calendar in 2006 was a special honor.
May he not be forgotten.
Photos courtesy of John Cook formerly of Remer, MN – Now living in Missouri
Photo courtesy of Mike Hale –