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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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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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Commercial and Factory Decoys Read more about Factory Fish Decoys Click Here A ABC decoys – George W. Bolton – Detroit, Michigan Aero Lure – Virginia, Minnesota           See Walden Aero Lure           See Detroit Bait Company B                                                                                        Baker, …

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5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) 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 …

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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 ) Spotlight Fred & Jo Anne are true partners in their venture of carving, Fred carves and Jo Anne paints. They do specie level of trout as well as bears and other carving items. …

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David Beighley also known as “TOG” or “The Old Guy’.(1938-2012) The Beighley family has been active in spear fishing and decoy carving for several generations. See David C. and Chris Beighley listings. David H. Beighley, 74 of Underwood died in …

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4 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Ralph Bargo Carver Ralph Bargo was born in 1927 and was raised in Globes, Michigan. He now lives in the Grand Rapids area of Michigan. Ralph was a millwright for GM in Michigan …

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Many folks think of Duck or Goose decoys when they hear the word decoy, but here it is a fish decoy sometimes just called the FISH. A decoy is a wood carving or metal attractor with a design that  attracts …

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4.5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Peter Rozumniak was born in 1916 in Buffalo New York. His made his home in Dearborn Michigan. In the 1980s, Pete won the first fish decoy carving competition ever held in Michigan. Frank …

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