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Pioneer-Tribune January 9, 2009 Craig Linderoth got a big and unpleasant surprise when he headed out to his Indian Lake fish shanty on New Year’s Day. When he arrived at the spot, about 200 yards offshore from the Arrowhood landing, …

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Tips for eBay Sellers of Fish Decoys by Gary L. Miller © 2008 As a collector and researcher who has purchased thousands of fish decoys and looked at thousands more over the last 30 years, let me offer a few …

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The Fish by Larry D Christy Ice Spearing fish decoys began with Native Americans. The decoys were used to attract fish to bring them close enough to spear them through the ice holes. Styles of fish decoys are as numerous …

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Just How Scarce and Old is that  Folk Art Fish Decoy You’re Looking to Buy by John A. Gabriel © 2008 The 1980’s brought a whole new life to folk art fish decoys and they quickly joined the ranks with …

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Fake or Mikko Type Folk Art Vintage Fish Decoys by John A. Gabriel © 2007 There are many given names for folk art fish decoys that were fabricated to look vintage and sold as such. I like telling everyone they …

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About Spear Fishing by Fred & Jo Anne Campbell © 2005 The making of fish decoys is part of a long and rich tradition of ice fishing.  There is documentary evidence that Native Americans have speared fish through the ice …

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An Introduction to Vintage Michigan Fish Decoys by Gary L. Miller -© 1980-2004 First I would like to tell you a little about myself so you will know where I’m coming from. I have been collecting and researching Michigan fish …

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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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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 …

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Ron Cameron was born in 1952 and is from Henning, Minnesota. He carves both fish decoys as well as jigging sticks. Robert wrote on how he got started  “One day I decided to …

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