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From Aaron Sawatzki 12/31/19 From: Frankenmuth, Michigan 48734 I’ve always loved spearing pike.  My wife started collecting fish decoys we met a carver at the Grayling Fish Hatchery.  I thought I can do this and how neat it would be …

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s Gary L. Miller was born in 1943 and hails from Williamsburg Michigan and has been a major collector of decoys for the past 30 plus years. He is mentioned in the back of the American Fish Decoys book by …

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Marcel Salive is of Potomac, Maryland and is a fish artifact collector and fish decoy carver. Marcel is the author of the book titled “Ice Fishing Spears”. Marcel uses the initials M.L.S. OBITUARY: Marcel Leon Salive, Ph.D. Marcel Leon (Skip) …

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Ryan (Rhino) Ebert was first introduced to dark house spearing in 2008 thorough a college friend and his father (Mike Kitt).  Ryan did not take up carving his own decoys until early 2013 and learned some from Mike and some …

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John Jones is from Adrian, Michigan and was born in 1961. John D. Jones. Michigan decoy carver and artist started carving decoys in 2005 after watching a local outdoor magazine TV show which featured a renowned decoy carver from Michigan …

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Eric Wallace from  Maple Grove, Minnesota makes decoys that are making a name for him in the fish decoy carving world. He is winning so many awards and when you see his fish …

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5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Larry D Christy Collector, Woodworker, Photographer, Web Host Larry Christy was born in 1949 in downstate Illinois in an area called Little Egypt. Little Egypt is surrounded by many lakes like Rend Lake, …

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  Louie Leech is from Fairmont (South Central) Minnesota. An estimated 2000 decoys were made by Louie Leach. One method to identify a Louie Leach Decoy is by the “LL” initials in the wood of the belly.  Ther Red, White …

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Gerald was born on March 2, 1932 and passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2015. Gerald was a resident of Onaway, Michigan at the time of his passing. Gerald’s final resting place will …

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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 …

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