Tag: decoys

Gabriel, John Anthony – Lombard, Illinois

5 (100%) 3 John is from Lombard, Illinois and was born in 1949. John wrote the following;” Ever since a kid I  had a desire for folk art items but didn’t get truly hooked on folk art fish decoys &

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Ebert, Ryan – Fort Atkinson, WI

5 (100%) 1 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

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Jones, John D. – Adrian, Michigan

Rate this 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

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Factory Fish Decoys by Donna Tonelli

Rate this Collecting fish decoys can be a be a touchy business for the inexperienced collector. It has only been a few years since there have been any serious attempts to document the various fish decoy carvers, so one must

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MIDWEST Decoy Collectors Assn

Rate this Visit their website at     http://www.nadecoycollectors.org/      

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Christy, Larry D (Alias Fishcritter)

5 (100%) 2 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, Crab Orchard, Carlyle, Kincaid,

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Philips, Austin ‘Woody’ – Tampa, Florida

4.5 (90%) 2 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 Tampa, Florida and you

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Breen, Tom, (TB) – Keene, New Hampshire

5 (100%) 1 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 does a little extra

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Bolton, George – Detroit, Michigan – ABC Decoy

5 (100%) 1 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 an three eye hooks

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Blank, Cecil – Bemidji, Minnesota

5 (100%) 1 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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