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Old 09-27-2011, 12:02 PM
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Default Ice Fishig Spearing Decoy

This is a basswood spearing decoy. Golden shiner, about 6" long, carved from basswood, finished in acrylics and spray gloss poly. It's a decorative piece so it's not weighted.

I'll donate this one to our club's auction this weekend.

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Default Re: Ice Fishig Spearing Decoy

That is really cool! And quite life-like.
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Old 09-27-2011, 06:46 PM
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Thanks, Bob, this was my first stab at a decoy......maybe next time I'll work up a weighted one and see if I can get it to swim!

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Al,your decoy looks great,thanks for sharing.
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Old 09-28-2011, 11:18 AM
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Hi AL, Nice piece of work. Should bring a good price for your Club. Merle
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looks nice I also do decoys for Ice fishing but have not sold any at shows,folks seem to like my reg.fish better. I do like yours it looks great.
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Very nice carving. I love to icefish but I've never done spearing through the ice. Been in some shanties though where they were using decoys and spearing. It's a wonderful view looking down through a large opening in the ice from a dark shanty.
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Sorry but I do not know what a spearing decoy is used for, ....would you mind explaining it? smile Di
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Ditto Dileon. We have no lakes. Just rip-roarinn' rivers.
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Hi Al. Very nice job carving and painting the decoy. Paul
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