Signature to Name

Carvers   Signature to Name cross reference

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1yla777 – Jim Waters – Owosso, Michigan

2ndtimothycreations – Timothy Stouffer – Ely MN

44 – Tom Winter – Oshkosh, WI

A-B 

A – Ross Allen – Lac du Flambeau, WI

AA – Art W. Anderson – Detroit Lakes, MN

aage1 or AAGE – Aage Bjerring – Long Island N.Y.

AB  – Alfy Bjorgo

AC – Athol Copenhaver – Ludington, MI

acook – John Cook – from Remer, MN now in Missouri

ADL – Arthur D. LaPointe – Au  Gres, MI

ADS – Arnie Stensland – New York

Aero Lure – Walden Aero Lure – Virginia, MN

AG – Art Glazier – Purcellville, Virginia

A. Hukki – Arlene Hukki – Nevis, MN

A.J. – Albert Junglas – Farminton, Michigan

AJB – Alton J. Buchman – Mt. Clemens, MI

AJD – Andrew J. Downey – Newberry, MI

AHP – Arnold H. Peterson – Jennings, MI

AM – Art Marcey – Plymouth, Minnesota

AP   – Arnold Peterson – Jennings, MI

AR – Art Reuck – Pierz, MN

AS w/Diamond – Arnie Stensland – Michigan

A. Victor – Fred J. Beaudry – Marquette, Michigan

Arrowhead – Richard Klusty – Clinton, OH

Feather on Bottom (RED) – Mike Allsup – Pine River, MN

AWA – Art W. Anderson  – Detoit Lakes, MN

B – Basil Secord – Ontario, Canada

B (on bottom)Lawrence Bethel – Lake George, MN

B (on side)Rodney Bethel – MN

B (in circle) – Bill Karsten – MN

B. Bartlett – Broderick “Randy” – Bartlett, MI

B. Williams – Bevy Williams – Virginia Beach, VA

BAD – Bruce Dixon – Pine River, MN

bandgdecoys – B & G Decoys – Beth & Gene Burnett – Springfield, Illinois

Bar Lake Fishing Tackle Co. – Kingfish – Soren Hansen & Everett Peterson – Manistee, MI

Bartlett – Broderick ” Randy” – Bartlett, MI

B. Barlett – Broderick “Randy” Bartlett – Northern MI

BB – Bob Beebe – Seymour, Tennessee

BBJ – Jerome “Brooks” Big John – Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin

B.C. or BC – Bob Coffman (A/K/A “WHS” for Weird Harold’s Son) – Minnesota

Bear Creak Bait Co – Ice King – Walter Wiitala – Kaleva, MI

Benziejo Decoys – Jo Anne & Fred Campbell – Benzonia, MI

Bevy W. – Bevy Williams – Virginia Beach, VA

B&G Decoys – Beth&Gene Burnett – Springfield, IL

BG – Bill Green – Grand Rapids, MN

B. Hyatt – Burt Hyatt  – Waubun, MN

bikegirl38 – MEYRE Lures, Michael Harold Eyre, son of Harold Henry Eyre – London, Ontario, Canada

BJ  – Donald A. Pawlaczyk – Au Gres, MI

BJS – B.J. Secor – Penetanguishene, Ontario

Bjerring – Aage or AAGE1 or AAGE (pronouced “ownit”) Bjerring – Long Island, NY

BK – Bill Karsten – Minnesota

Blackhawk Enterprises – Ted Himmelwright – Edgerton, WI

Black River Decoys – See David Moliterno Bio

BNT – Ben N Tellers – Wadena, MN

Bob’s Fly Tying Shop – Ludington, MI

Boegeman – Shawn Boegeman – Shakopee, MN

Boone Bait Co., Inc. – don’s Baits – Donald F. Boone & Joseph S. Showalter – Winter Park, FL

BP – Bill Potts – Cincinnati, Ohio

Brown’s Fisheretto – Brown Bros. – Sam, Mike and Ed Brown – Osakis, MN

Bru-Ell Mfg. Co. – Bruce and Helen Wakefield – Watkins, MN

B.S. – Schramm, Butch Irwin – Fair Haven, Michigan

BS – Basil Secord – Michigan

Bud Stewart Tackle Co. – Elman “Bud” Stewart – Flint, MI

Bully – Greg Van Eeckhout – Nisswa, Minnesota

burnedpocket – Brad Newell,Welland,Ontario, Butch – Butch Schramm – Lake St. Clair, MI

C-F

C.A. Larson – Clifford A. Larson – Minneapolis, MN

Capt. Dan – Daniel Ciesielski – Cocoa, FL

carvedwildlife4you – High Sierra Woodcarvings, Charlie Halsell – Citrus Heights, CA

Carver Bill – Bill Roberts, – Lake City, MI

Cates Luck-Man Baits – Phillip & Sheila Cates – Buffalo, Missouri

Catfish George – CTFSH – George Wingo – Effingham, Kansas

CC – Carl Christiansen – Newberry, MI

CCZ – Cody C. Zitzow – Moorhead, MN

C.D. – Cody Denver – Grand Rapids, MN

CD – Chris Donnelly – Ann Arbor, MI

CDS – Chuck Smith – Harsen’s Island, Michigan

CEC – Cecil Hanson – New London, MN

CF –  (monogram) Charley Finch (Gerald’s son) – Afton, MI

chompy88 – Plattes Decoys, Benjamin Platte – Saint Paul, MN

Christian Fish Symbol with “IXOYE” inside –  Randy Hahn or Randy Hofman – MN?

Christy – Fishcritter – Larry Christy – Zeigler, IL

CL – Cliff A. Larson – Minneapolis, Minnesota

CL –Charlie Lundgren – Lived&Carved in MI & MN

C. Lehrke – Craig Lehrke – Bad Axe, Michigan

CM – Chuck Meldrum – Fair Haven MI

CM – Chuck Morgan – Mullet Lake Michigan

C. Mc K MI – Clifford McNamara – Kalkaska, MI

C.M. Wiggle Bait Co – Thayne Johnson –  Minneapolis,MN

collectderf – Fred J. Beaudry – Marquette, MI

collector-03, RK – Ron Kimball – Clearbrook, MN

Cottle – James T – Chevy Chase, Maryland

Cox – yoopermarket(), Brian and Linda Cox – Bessemer, Michigan

CP – Charlie Punkett – New Baltimore, MI

CQ – Cliff J. Quick – Nevis, MN

Crooked Creek –  Al Reeg – Bronson, MI

crookedcreek –  Al Reeg – Bronson, MI

CS- Charles Spiron – Godsboro, North Carolina

C. Spiron – Charles Spiron – Goldsboro, North Carolina

CTFSH – Catfish George – George Wingo –  Effingham, Kansas

Curt’s Decoys – Curt Soine – Granite Falls, MN

Cy’s Decoys – Cyrus D. Halvorson – Willmar, MN

CZ – Carl Zenner – Traverse City , MI

D – Don Dean – Rochester, New York

DAK – David A. Kaufman -Weymouth, MA

Dan C Outsider Primitive Folk Art – Daniel Ciesielski – Cocoa, FL

Dan N. – Dan Neissen – MN

Dark Water Decoys – Rich Brooks – Langhorne, PA

DB – Dean Burdett – Rapid River, MI

D.B. – Dennis Bertram – Greenwald, MN

D/D – Dumb & Dumber – toygrldp61 – Dennis & Diana Pearson – Las Vegas, Nevada

D. Davis – Doug Davis – WI

D. Steffen – Dean Steffen – Hillsboro, Missouri

DC – Dean Crouser, Old Oregon Lures – Gresham, Oregon

DD – Danny Davis – Weston, Maryland

decoy2547 – Dennis M. Nelson – North Olmsted, Ohio

DecoysbyRAS – David Rasmussen – Detroit Lakes, MN

dekecarver – Jeff Stary – Kaukauna, WI

Deming – Cal Deming – Boyne City, MI

DENNY – Denny Eckert – Sebeka, MN

dfamiano – Dominick Famiano, Lake Ann, Michigan

DFD – Duluth Fish Decoy – David Perkins – Duluth, MN

DG – Dale Goodrich – MI

D. Gilbert – Dave Gilbert – Palmerton, PA

DHH – Dave Hvesda – Alexandria, MN

DK – (Sylized monogram) Dave Kober – McBain, MI

dk – (stylized monogram) – David A. Kaufman – Weymouth, MA

DLB – Don Bethel – Park Rapids, MN

DLG – JUDE  – Minnesota

DN – Don Nelson – Cadillac, MI

D. Nelson – decoy2547 – Dennis M. Nelson – North Olmsted, Ohio

DJV – Dallas J. Valley – Prairie du Chien, WI

donstackle – Don Dean – Rochester, N.Y.

Donald Bethel Decoys – Donald Bethel – Park Rapids, MN

DORB – Don R. Bethel – Park Rapids, MN

Double Diamond Spears – Mark & Harlan Wilkens – Plato, MN

Double H (not HH) – Harold Henry Eyre, father of  Michael Harold Eyre, Meyre Lures – London, Ontario Canada

DP – Don Preston – Sharon, Ontario, Canada

DQ (D over Q) – Don Quincer – Minnesota

DRB – Don R. Bethel – Park Rapids, MN

DS – Dale L. Scheper – Saginaw, MN

DS – Dan Sawyer – Cheboygan, MI

DU – Doug Underdahl – Brainerd, MN

duckhead – Greg “Bully” Van Eeckhout – Nisswa, MI

Duey’s Decoys – E. Duane Johnston –  New York Mills, MN

Duff – Russell Duff – Orafino, Idaho

Duluth Fish Decoys or DFD – David Perkins – Duluth, MN

DVH – Don VerHey – Lake City, Michigan

DW – Dennis Wolfe –  Royal Oak, MI

E – eagle-00 – Gerry Castagneri – Hibbing, MN

EC – Edward “Ed” Clark – Villas New Jersey

ECS – Ernie Sandeen – Hopkins, MN

E.D. Miller – Edward D. Miller – St. Clair, MI

Edson’s Fish Fooler – Edson Fish Lures, Madison Edson – Grayling, MI

EG – Edward C. Gorchals – Larsen (Lake Winnebago), Wisconsin

elfda – Jim Stangland – Baudette, MN

EP – Ernie Peterson – McMillan, MI

E.S. (inside fish symbol) Evelyn Swenson – Frazzee, MN

EV – Ervin Veihl – Tower, MI

extremehughes – Tony Hughes –  Gladwin, MI

F – Frank Finney – Virginia

F.B. – Fred Beaudry – Marquette, MI

FC – Fred Campbell – Benzonia, MI

FD – Frankie Dolph – Arcadia, MI

Feather Mark on botton – Gary Motzko

Feather (Red) on Bottom – Mike Allsup – Pine River, MN

Felgenauer – Jim Felgenauer – Algonac, MI

FHJ – Forrest H. Jennings – Shamong, NJ

finecarver – Floyd Osga – Gaylord, MI

Fish (Christian) Symbol with “IXOYE” inside – Randy Hahn or Randy Hofman – Minnesota??

FISH/Sturgeon on belly – Tom Richads – Cadillac, MI

Fish Bust’r – Lakeland Wholesale Bait Co. – Richard Brunelle – Brainard, MN

Fish Bust’r – P&F Products – Crosby, MN

fishcarver – Mike Hale – Cadillac, MI

(fishcarver) – Dean Steffen – Hillsboro, MO

fishcoy – Ron Deiss – Moline, IL

fishcritter – Larry Christy – Zeigler, IL

fishdecoy – Tim Spreck – Stillwater, MN

fishdecoycarver – Rich Brooks – Langhorne, PA

Fish Decoy Co.- Steve Robbins – Clifton, OH

Fish Decoys & More – Ray Forner – Rockville, MN

Fisheretto – Brown Bros. Sam, Mike & Ed Brown – Osakis, MN

Fishhook logo – Kimberley Richards aka Kimberley Winkleman, AKA Kimberley Harrigan (Tom Richard’s daughter) – Black Creek, Wisconsin

FJB – Floyd J.”RED” Bruce – Gaylord, MI

F.J.B. – Fred J. Beaudry – Marquette, MI

F.O. – Floyd Osga – Gayload, Michigan

FP – Frank Prontek (Pronek) – Minnesota

Fries – Elwood Fries – Nazareth, PA

F.S. – Frank Schmid – Mississauga Ontario Canada

G-J

GA – Greg Anderson – Fergus Falls, MN

garynmari – Gary C. Kaminen – Keewatin, MN

G.C. – Gary Cooper – ?????

GD – Gordon Danke – Arcadia, MI

G.D.B. Co. – Grand Daddy Bait Co., Jerry Eppel – Bloomington, MN

Gener – Hans Janner, Sr. – Mt. Clemens, MI

GF – (monogram) Gerald Finch – Afton, MI

G.H. Wilson – Gordon H. Wilson – Wrightsville, Pennsylvania

gilbertpaint – Dave Gilbert – Palmerton, PA

gitano – Michael roy “Mikko” Cowdery – Osakis, Minnesota

GK – Glynn Kaste (Stan Kaste’s Father) – Staples, MN

GL – Gordon Luadtke – Northern MN

GM – Gerald Miller – Minnesota???

GM – Greg Merckx  –  Appleton, Wisconsin

GM Keep – Keep, Gerald “Mel – Hackensack, Minnesota

gmgfish – Joe Castillo – Leesburg, FL

Gohn-Fishin Baits and Lures – Matthew Pickens – Witt, Illinois

Gold – Dick “Ice” Goldsmith – Dick, Ohio

Goodrich Bait Co. – Dale Goodrich, Northwest Lower Michigan, Grand Daddy Bait Co – Loon Lake Decoy Co. – 
      Jerry Eppel – Bloomington, MN

GS – Unknown from the Brainerd, MN area

gumball777 – Randy Spry – Grand Marias, MN

H – Bob Harwood – Willsboro, N.Y.

HA – (Monogram) Howard Anderson – Virginia

Handezman – Anthony Granbois – Baudette, MN

Harold H – Harold Henry Eyre – London, Ontario, Canada

Harold Henry – Harold Henry Eyre – London, Ontario, Canada

Hawksglen Carvings – Jim Lothary – IN

HCLDC – Hills Creek Lake Decoy Co. North Central PA.

HDL Decoys – Hewey, Duey & Lewey – (See Robert Billings, John Surgent and George Kustin)

HDL-(K) – Hewey, Duey & Lewey – (See Robert Billings, John Surgent and George Kustin)

HDL-(S) – Hewey, Duey & Lewey – (See Robert Billings, John Surgent and George Kustin)

HE – Harland Englund – Evansville, Minnesota

Heart symbol – Charles Hart – Harrison Twp., MI

HH – Harold Henry Eyre – London, Ontario, Canada

HH – Hubert H. Hyner – Oscoda, MI

High Sierra Woodcarvings – Charlie Halsell – Citrus Heights, CA

HJ – Harold Jennett – Mount Clemens, MI

HJH – “Perchville Legend” – Jarry J. Haglund –  East Tawas, MI

H. Novak – Harry Novak -MN

HL – Heather Landenberg – Bad Axe, MI

Hook Peterson- Arnold H.Peterson – Jennings, MI

Hookie – Arnold H. Peterson – Jennings, MI

Hoosier Decoys – Dave and Bridget Moreno – Fort Wayne, IN

HP – Herm Platz – Cadillac, MI

HUSLURE – Robert Miller – Wadena, MN

HY – Harry Young – Minnesota

Ice Hole Decoys – Minnesota

Ice House Lures – Swan Quarter Companies, Crystal Lake, Illinois

Ice King – Bear Creek Bait Co. – Kaleva, MI

INJINTOMTOM – Tom Breen – New Hampshire

Intruder Fish Decoy – Marv’s Wood Products – Marv Cekalla – Little Falls, MN

IRW – Irving Rubitschung – Pine River, MN

itchrist – Scott A. Bregg – Reed City, Michigan

IXOYE inside christian fish logo – Randy Hofman or Hoffman

J – Jay McEvers – Underwood, MN

J – John Robers Ganung – Katonah, NY

Jake – Jake Shroven – Wisconsin

JAG – John Gabriel – Lombard, Illinois

JAN ZEN – Janzen, Minnesota

JAT – John Tolvstad – Trempealeau, WI

JB – Jed Blain – Farwell, MI

JC – Joe Castillo – Leesburg, FL

JC – James Curtis – West Branch, MI

JC – Jeanne Cutis (Virgil Curtis‘s Wife) – West Branch, MI

JCAS – Jim Scheibner – Summerland, FL

jcasgofish – James Scheibner – Summerland, FL

J. Cook – John Cook – Minnesota

JD – Joseph Dalton – Black Duck, MN

JDJ – John D. Jones – Adrian, MI

JDT – J. Duane Tuckey – Charlotte, MI

J E Miller – John E. Miller, Lancaster Co. PA.

Jensen – John Jensen – Frazee, MN

JF – John Fairfield – Marenisco, MI

JFT – James Francis Trowbridge – Ontario, Canada

JG – Jerry “Toots” Gangel – Nashwauk, MN

JH – Jackie Hubbard – Mooresville, NC

JH – Jesse Harriger –  McMillan, MI

JH –  Harold Jenett or Jenette – also uses HJ

JHF (Monogram Stamped in) John H. Fairfield – Marenisco, MI

JIS – John Swenson – Frazee, MN

JJ – Robert Ganung – Katonah, NY

JJC – J. Castillo – ?location

JJS – Jim Sjodin – Minnesota

JK –  (Stylized Monogram) John Kalash – Gibraltar, Michigan

jkporc – Joshua Knuth – Oshkosh, WI

J. Leach – Joe Leach – Melrose, MN

JLV – Jack VanAlstine -Marquette, MI

J.M. – Jeff Gontarek – Minnesota

J.M. – Jerry Matzen – Nevis, MN

JM – A.J. Mowatt – Lake Wallenpaupack, Pennsylvania

JM – Joe McCuaig – Copemish, MI

JM – A.J. Mowatt – Lake Wallenpaupack area, PA

JM – John Muzik – Minnesota

J. Maurer – James M. Maurer – Harrison, MI

J.M. Maurer – James M. Maurer – Harrison, MI

JMS – James M. Stangland – Baudette, MN

J. Muzik – John Muzik – Minnesota

J. Oman – John Oman – Sebeka, MN

JON – Jon Retzlaff – Commerce Twp., MI

JP – Jim Pullen – Cadillac, MI

J.R. – J.R. Thomas – Upper Chesapeake Bay region, Maryland

JRG – John Robert Ganung – Katonah, NY

J.S. (inside fish symbol) – John Swenson – Frazee, MN

JS – John Samuelson – Native American – Central Minnesota

JT – Jeff Tanner – Ludington, Michigan

JV – John Vengen – Ludington, MI

J. Vannet – James Vannet or Vannette – WI

JW – Joe Wiggs – North Carolina

JW – James Wayman – Lac Du Flambeau, WI

JW – Jim Walker – Bemidji, MN

JW – Jim Weed – Marlboro, MA

JW (monogram, the points of the W are arrowhead spear points) Jerry Wolinski – Sterling Heights, MI

JW Casting Company – Ogema, MN (See Jay Walz)

J. Waters – Jim Waters – Owosso, MI

K-Q

K – Capt. Bob Kurkewicz – Manistee, MI

K – unknown – Ludington, MI? Maker       

K – HDL Decoys – Hewey, Duey & Lewey – (See Robert Billings, John Surgent and George Kustin)

Kaminen- Gary C.Kaminen – Keewatin, MN garynmari

Kami’s Karvings – Keewatin,MN (See Gary Kaminen)

kathyb67 – The Old Coot’s Place – Kathy & M. Wayne Baldwin – Kenton, OH

Kaste – Stan Kaste – Staples, MN

KAW – Kimberley Ann Winkelmann – AKA Kimberley Richards, AKA Kimberley

Harrigan – Kimberly (Tom Richard’s daughter), formerly Kimberly Richards – Black Creek, Wisconsin

K & E Tackle Co. – Ken & Evelyn Sprague – Hastings, MI

Ken V. – Ken Vickerman – Deer River, MN

Ken & Wanda – Ken & Wanda Vickerman – Deer River, MN

KB – Ken & Bernie Brucklacher – Wisconsin & Nevada

kcfish7022 – Richard Aldrich – Hibbing, MN

KC (inside fish logo)Richard R. & Kathryn Chris Aldrich – Hibbing, MN

KE – Keith Engberg – Fenton, MO

KG – Kevin Gibbons – Cheboygan, MI

KH – Kenneth Hill – Jennings, MI

Kingfish – Bar Lake Fishing Tackle Co. – Manistee, MI (Soren Hansen & Everett Peterson)

KJN – Kevin J. Noska – Bemidji, MN

Kober Decoys – Dave Kober – McBain, MI

KR – Kimberley Ann Winkelmann (AKA Kimberley Richards, AKA Kimberley Harrigan) – Black Creek, Wisconsin
(Tom Richard’s daughter), formerly Kimberly Richards

KVAM – Darin Kvam – Askov, MN

L – Ronald Landenberg – Bad Axe, MI

LA – Larry Ackerman – Virginia

LAEL – Otis Lael -Pine River, MN

Lakco Quality Tackle – Lake Country Products – Isle, MN

Lake Superior Spearing Decoys – Marvin R. Johnston – Duluth, MN

LAL – Uncle Larry’s Decoys – Larry Lange – MN

Larry C. – Larry Croteau – MN

LCM – Larry McCartney – Dower Lake, MN

Lee’s Decoys – Leroy Carlson – Coon Rapids, MN

“Les” – Lester Sprague –

leta747 – Tom Lorenz – Crooked Lake, MN

LG – Leon Graham – Caro, Michigan

LH – Larry Hill – Michigan

LH – Louie Hill – Lake City, Michigan

Little Cove Decoys – Mike Hale – Cadillac, MI

Lizard Lakes Decoys – Steve & Pat Lenertz – Hackensack, Minnesota

lizard on belly – Lizard Lake Decoys -MN

lizard pictorial logo – Lizard Lake Decoys – Hackensack, MN?

LL – Louie Leach – Fairmont, MN

L. Mounsdon – Lamont Moundon – MN

LJ – Lowell Johnson – Minneapolis, MN

LN – Leonard Nelson – Manton, MI

LNL – L. Noeller – ???

Loon Lake Decoy Co. – Grand Daddy Bait Co – Jerry Eppel – Bloomington, MN

LSN – Leonard Sven Nelson – Manton, MI

LV – Lawrence Veihl – Tower, MI

LV – Lois Veihl – Tower, MI

LV – Lennie Vetterneck – WI

m – Mike Maxson – Newberry, Michigan

Macatawa Bait Co. – Tony Smith – Holland, MI

madinmn – Darrin Kvam – Askov, MN

MAF – Mary Ann Foster – Cadillac & Traverse City, MI

Marv’s Wood Products – Marv Cekalla – Little Falls, MN

MAS – Maurice A. Stiff – Linden, MI

McN – Arden McNeil – Cheboygan, MI

McNair – Mark McNair, Craddockville, Virginia

ME. MN – Manford ” Manny” Erickson – MN

ME. WV – Manford “Manny” Erickson – West Virginia

M.E.W.V. – Manford “Manny” Erickson – West Virginia

MEATCLEAVER Designs – Neil Oakes – Grawn, MI

MEM – Marcel E. Meloche – Cochrane, Ontario, Canada

Meyre Lures – Michael Harold & Harold Michael Eyre – London, Ontario, Canada

MF – Mary Ann Foster – Cadillac & Traverse City, MI

MG – Mark Greenig – Detroit Lakes, MN

mgdecoys – Mark Greenig – Detroit Lakes, MN

MH – Mike Hale – Cadillac, MI

MH – Michael Harold Eyre – London, Ontario Canada

Michael H – Michael Harold Eyre – London, Ontario Canada

Michael Harold – Michael Harold Eyre – London, Ontario Canada

Mike “DaPike” – Mike Seeley – Kalkaska, MI

MikeDaPike – Mike Seeley – Kalkaska, MI

mikedapike_decoys – Mike Seeley – Kalkaska, MI

Mikko – Michael Roy “Mikko” Cowdery (eBay name gitano) – Osakis, MN

Mikko’s Bait Shop – Michael roy “Mikko” Cowdery – Osakis, MN

M. J. Marlette – Murray J. Marlette – Little Falls, Minnesota

M.Collins – Martin Collins Wareham, MA

M. Johnston – Lake Superior Spearing Decoys, Marv R. Johnston – Duluth, MN

M. Kitt – Mike Kitt – Marinette, WI

MK – Mark Kirby – Muskegon, MI

MLB – Mark Brunning – Rogers City, MI

MM – Marvin Mason, Jr. – Tower, MI

MM – Mark Maynard – Detroit Lakes, MN

MM – Mike Maxon – Newbery, MI

MM – Musky Manor – Anchor Bay, MI

MO – Mike Ott – Pine River, MN

Mr. Norman – Bruce Norman – Dorset, MN

Muma – Jim Muma – Belleville, Illinois

MVA – Mel Assarude – Minnesota

Myers – John Myers – Annapolis Custom Lures – Bloomingdale, OH

N (Script) – Nick Torella – Au Gres, MI

native-critters – Sonny Molina – Woodstock, IL

Native-Critters Folk Art Lure Co. – Sonny Molina – Woodstock, IL

nauticalknot – Robert Mihaescu – Lexington, MI

Nelson – decoy2547 – Dennis M. Nelson – North Olmsted, Ohio

N.J.O. – meatcleaver_designs, Neil J. Oakes – Grawn, Michigan

North Dakota Decoys – Rick Whittier – Lidgerwood, ND

Novak, H. – Harry Novak –  MN

OB – Otto Bishop SR – Osage, MN

OFB – Otto Bishop – Osage, MN

OLDS – Roger Olds – Cohaset, MN

oldcoot81 – Fish Decoys & More – Ray Forner – Rockville, MN

Old Dux – Ron Fisher – Marshalltown, Iowa

Old Oregon Lures – Dean Crouser – Gresham, Oregon

Old Wooden Fish Co. – Michael Roy “Mikko” Cowdery – Osakis, MN

Ole 3-Way Fish Decoy – Titloe Heights Bait Co. – Gaylord, MN

Outsider – Dan Ciesielski – Cocoa, FL

Owl, Knotted – Tanya Schram – Lake, MI

P. Daugherty – Paul “Pentwater Paul” Daugherty – Pentwater, Michigan

GO – Greg Owens – Bloomington Illinois

Perchville Legend – HJH,  Harry J. Haglund – East Tawas, MI

phillipcates – Sheila Cates – Buffalo, Missouri (Husband Phillip also uses this)

pinkstarlights – Heather & Ronald Landenberg, Bad Axe, MI

Plattes Decoys – Benjamin Platte – Saint Paul, Minnesota

Porter’s Handcrafted Decoys – George Porter

pwkaufman – DAK & dK (stylized monogram) – David A. Kaufman – Weymouth, MA

R

R – Rich Brooks – Langhorne, PA

“Racey Stacey” – Stacey Seeley – Kalkaska, MI

r.a. – Russ Allen – Atlantic City, New Jersey

“Racy Stacey” – Stacey Seeley – Kalkaska, MI

Randall Decoy Co. – George L. Randall – Willmar, MN

RAS –  David Rasmussen – Detroit Lakes MN

RB (Back to Back Monogram) Robert ” Mad Dog” Billings – Minocqua, WI

Red Feather on Bottom – Mike Allsup – Pine River, MN

REIG’s – Oliver Reigstad – Duluth, Minnesota

Reigstad Decoys – Oliver Reigstad – Duluth, MN

RE – Ron Ensing –  McBain, MI

R.E. Mumford – Russ E. Mumford – West Lafayette, IN

RF – Ron Fritz – fife Lake, MI

RG – Robert Ganung – Katonah, NY

RGS – Robert G. Sawitski

RH – Ron Hamm – Frazee – MI

RH – Ray Hansen – Cheboygan, MI

RH – Robert “Bob” Harwood – Willsboro, NY

RH – Ron Hamm – Frazee, Minnesota

R.H. – Ray Hersha – Newberry, Michigan

R. Hoppe – Robert Hoppe – Bay City, Michigan

RHS – Richard H. Stammer – South Dakota

RICHARDS – Tom Richards (also signs with with a carved fish in belly of decoy) – Cadillac, MN

Ripley’s Decoy Minnow – Horace E. “Slim” Ripley – Alexandria, MN

RJ – Ron Jacobson – Brandon, MN

RJL – Ronald James Landenberg – Bad Axe, MI

R.J. Mentzer – Ralph J. Mentzer – Youngstown, Ohio

RK – collector-03 – Ron Kimball – Clearbrook, MN

RL – Ronald Landenberg – Bad Axe, MI

RL – Rager La Frambois – Lasalle, Ontario, Canada

RM – Robert Miller –  Saint Clair, MI

RM – Rober Mihaesur – Saint Clair, MI

R. Olds – Roger Olds – Cohaset, MN

Roman – Wayne Roman – Backus, Minnesota

ROD – Rod Osvold – Minnesota

ROY – Royster – Unknown

RP – Russ Paenquist – Chisholm, Minnesota

RS – Ronald L. Snell

RLS – Ronald L. Snell

RSH – Raymond S. Hatchew – Big Rapids, MI

RT (Stylized) – Rich Treml – Detroit, MI

Rudy – Rudy Christensen – Hibbing, MN

RW III – Ross Willis -Boon, MI

RW – Rick Whittier – Lidgerwood, ND

RW Decoys – Rick Wirth – Detroit Lakes, MN

R. Whittier – Rick Whittier – Lidgerwood, ND

RZ – Raymond (Ray) S. Zelinski – Yorktown Heights, New York

S

S – Duane Steinkopf – Fargo, North Dakota

Saucy Dancer – Boone Bait Co. – Donald F. Boone & Joseph S. Showalter -Winter Park,FL

Saxton – Russell Wayne Saxton – Ludington, MI

S. Bashore – Sonny Bashore – Paulding, OH

Schwinn fish – Marvin Pyrzborowski – MI

SD – Sherman Dewey – Manistique, MI

SD – Steve Dobson – MN

SK – Stan Kaste – Staples, MN

Sleeper Decoys – Jim Sleeper – WI

smokedmasquinongy – Terrie Wise – Randall, MN

SP – Steve Peltier – Michigan

Spearing Decoy – Boardy Doadman – MN.

Spiron – Charles Spiron – Goldsboro, North Carolina

SS – Steve Schmidtke

stalkingmoon – Harry Novak – Somerset County, MD

“starburst” eyes – Rudy Zwieg – Alexandria, MN

stringwalker – John R Templar – Rochester, WA

Stub – Ferm Waltz – Kalkaska, MI

Svare – Arlen G. Svare – Audubon, MN

S & W Ice Saws – Harlan Wilkens & Roger Schmidt – Plato, MN

Swift Creek Lures and Decoys – Bill Grossman – Midlothian, VI

T

T – Unknown –

T – Don Trudell – Wisconsin

T. Bachler – Thomas J. Bachler – Port Huron, MI

T.B. – Tom Breen – Greenville, NH

TB – Trevor Barry – West Central Minnesota

T. Bachler – Thomas J. Bachler – Port Huron, MI

TBN – Ben N. Tellers – MN

TC – Tom Christenson – Mio, Michigan

TC – Thom Colettis – Florida

Templar Decoys – John R Templar – Rochester, WA

TFD – Teeswater Fish Decoys – Canada

TH – Tom Hooker – Lake City, MI

The Kendall’s – Skeeter Kendal – MN

The Old Coot’s Place – M. Wayne Baldwin – Kenton, OH

The Woodcarver – Bevy Williams – Virginia Beach, VI

TJ – Thayne Johnson – C.M.Wiggle Bait Co.

TJ – Tim Nathe – Sauk Centre, Minnesota

T.L. Doubleday – Terry L. Doubleday – Ceresco, Michigan

TOG or T.O.G.- The Old Guy – David H. Beighley – Fergus Falls, MN

toygrldp61 – Dennis & Diana Pearson – Las Vegas, Nevada

TR – Tom Richards – Cadillac, MI

Trudell – Don Trudell – Wisconsin

TS – Tom Singleton – Newberry, MI

TW – Tom Weber – Baldwin, New York

U-Z

Uncle Larry’s Decoys – LAL – Larry Lange – MN

userjon178 – Charles Jones -Fairborn, Ohio

VC – Virgil Curtis – West Branch, Michigan

Vibra-Coy – Blackhawk Enterprises – Ted Himmelwright – Edgerton, WI

vintagetackle – Old ORegon Lures – Dean Crouser – Gresham, Oregon

vizslajoe – Chris J. Goplerud – Park Rapids, MN

W. – William Witkouski – Beaver, PA

W  – The Wolff Works – Gary A. Wolff family – Nevis, MN

W (in circle) – Terrie Wise – Randall, MN

W (with bar under it) Larry Wright – Pine River, MN

Waazhashk – John Snow – Lac du Flambeau, WI

Walden Air Plane Lure / Decoy – Aero Lure by Walden – Virginia, MN

Wanda V – Wanda Vickerman – Deer River, MN

wanegen – Ken & Wanda Vickerman – Deer River, MN

Waterwood Appreciations – Kent L. Bowers – Davenport, Iowa

Wee Gee – Daryl Smith – Walpole Island, Ontario, Canada

WEK – Will Kirkpatrick – Hudson, Mass.

WF – Wyman Friske – Traverse City, Michigan

WFO – White Fish Open – Decoy made by different carvers for the White Fish Open

whittierdecoys – Rick Whittier – Lidgerwood, ND

WHS – “Weird Harold’s Son” Bob Coffman – MN

Will Kirkpatrick’s Decoy Shop (

WJ – Wilbur Johnson, Redford, MI

w.j. decoys – W. J. Dougherty – PA

WLB – W.L. “Wild Bill” Bangston – Backus, MN

WM – Wesley Merritt – Mount Pleasant, MI

WM. Walden, VA., Minn. – Walden Aero Lures

Woodcarver – Bevy Williams – Virginia Beach, VI

WW – Walter Welch – Manistique, MI

X – Snook Barrett – Osakis, MN

XX – Wad Miller – Silver Bay, MN

yoopermarket() – Brian and Linda Cox – Bessermer, Michigan

Ziggie – Zygmund E. Obidzinski – Marine City,MI

Zup – Joe Zupancich – Tower, MN