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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) 2017 Perham Show Fish Decoys Net Class Winners – Sponsored by Decoypedia.com Class 52 – Predator with Sunfish – Fish Plaque 1st – Eric Wallace – $600 – Pike chasing sunfish on square …

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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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(1958-2004) Tom was born in Port Huron June 3, 1958 and was only 46 years old when he passed away in 2004. He worked and lived in Port Huron, just four blocks from the junction of Lake Huron and the …

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Lead is used to allow a fish decoy to sink. It is placed by some means a hole or cavity in a fish decoy. Just the right amount is needed to sink the fish and allow it to swim. This …

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A floater decoy is one that does not have any weight in the belly to allow it to sink. It may contain weight to keep it upright. Normally a line tie is on the belly to connect to a weight …

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      National Fish Decoy Association (NFDA) is dedicated to the preservation of decoy carving and the sport of dark house spear fishing. Hometown: Perham, Minnesota General Email: perhamshow@gmail.com Website  www.nfdadecoys.org Facebook www.facebook.com/nfdafishdecoy Address: National Fish Decoy Assn, PO …

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Lou Petrucco M.D. lives in Grosse lle, Michigan, an island, where the Detroit River enters the western basin of Lake Erie. While the practice of medicine occupied the majority of his time, the hunting and fishing life style has always …

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Ice fishing spear maker, Dave Pawlak, of Algonac, Michigan. Photo courtesy of Dave Pawlak Algonac, Michigan Since he was 4 or 5 years old, Dave Pawlak (born in 1958) has ice fished with line and spears for pike and perch …

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Olga NIms is from Millington, Michigan and was born in August 1957. Olga is a member of MDAA and her husband owns Nims Enterprises Inc., which is a long time spearmaker. Olga said that Mike Holmes and Duane Steinkopf were instrumental …

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James “Judd or Jim” Nelson Master Carver 1926-2013 As was typical of many who grew up in Northern Michigan during the Great Depression, Jim carved his first decoy in 1939 when he was just a boy of 12 years old. …

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