Jan. 28, 2017 - Maryland
10th Annual Susquehanna Flats Vintage Hunting & Fishing Collectibles Show
Also celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Harve de Grace Decoy Museum.
8 a.m. - 4 p.m., $6 admission, Level Volunteer Fire Hall, 3633 Level Village Rd., Harve de Grace, Maryland.
Info: Pat Vincenti 410-734-6238.
Feb. 1 – 4, 2017 - Minnesota
40th Minnesota Decoy Collectors Association Show
New location: Minneapolis Airport Marriott, 2020 American Blvd., East Bloomington MN 55425-1228
Feb. 11, 2017 - Wisconsin
Edgerton Decoy Show
Dealer set-up 6 a.m. - 8 a.m., Show opens 8 a.m.
Tri-County Center, 112 Swift St., Edgerton WI.
Info: Marty Sands 262-215-5272.
Feb. 17, 18, 19, 2017 - South Carolina
Southeastern Wildlife Exposition
Largest of its kind in the nation.
Downtown Charleston, SC
March 4, 2017 - Pennsylvania
50th Antique Hunting & Fishing Show & Sale
9 a.m. - 1 p.m., early bird admission $10/8 a.m., general admission $4
Lancaster Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Rd., Lancaster PA 17601
Info: Ron Funk 717-687-8101
March 8, 9, 10, 11, 2017 - Wisconsin
47th Annual Wisconsin Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show, Buy-Sell-Trade
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Sat. show, Hilton Garden Inn,
1355 W. 20th Ave., Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Info: Roger Ludwig, RogFuzz@charter.net
March 10, 11, 2017 - California
Santa Rosa Fishing Tackle, Duck Decoy, Sporting Collectible Show
Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sat. 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., Santa Rosa Veterans Building, 1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa CA.
March 11, 12, 2017 - Ohio
Ohio Decoy Collectors and Carvers Association
40th Annual Show & Sale
22 carving competitions, vintage and contemporary decoys, demonstrations for all ages, room-to-room sales, wildlife art, hunting memorabilia, Ohio Junior Duck Stamp competition, fish decoys and more!
Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Holiday Inn, 15471 Royalton Rd., Strongsville, Oh 44136
March 16, 17, 18, 2017 - Ohio
Great Lakes Decoy Association Annual Show
Vintage and contemporary decoys, waterfowl related collectibles and sporting art, room-to-room sales
Hilton Doubletree, 1100 Crocker Rd., Westlake, OH 44145
Thurs., 3p.m. - ?, Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.,
Sat., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Apr. 25 – 29, 2017 - Illinois
Midwest Decoy Collectors Association
North American Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show
Over 30,000+ items for sale. room sales, seminars, auctions and more!
Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles Ill.
Info: 586-530-6586 or www.midwestdecoy.org
April 28, 29, 30, 2017 - Maryland
47th Annual Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival
Competitors from all over the world and at all skill levels compete to win a portion of the nearly $60,000 in prize money. Seminars and classes by Master Carvers for artists of all skill levels, exhibits, art sales, events and more.
Ocean City, Maryland
September 2017 - Michigan
Great Lakes Fish Decoy Collectors & Carvers Association
2017 World Fish Decoy and Carving Competition & Show
Quality Inn 7 Suites, Monroe MI.
Wildfowl Carving Magazine,
A must have, how-to magazine for beginners and advanced carvers. Print and online magazine devoted to bird and wildfowl carving and painting, including step-by-step articles, product information, events and gatherings.
Hunting & Fishing Collectibles Magazine
Comprehensive magazine that focuses on carving and collecting history, decoys, fish decoys, hunting memorabilia and profiles about America's Sporting tradition. Articles, collectors' marketplace, buy and sell ads, etc.
Ultimate source for decoy collectors featuring top quality decoys, collecting and carving history, product information and events.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Cornell University Ithaca, New York. Birds, ducks, raptors, etc. are featured on this website. You can search your favorite winged animal and find extensive reference information including: description, identification, life history, voice sounds, migration and habitat maps, related species and taxonomic hierarchy. Conservation status also listed.
The Duck Blind
Decoy carving supplies, decoy cork, cutouts, patterns, glass eyes, decoy carving videos, etc.
Detailed patterns for Wildlife Carvers and Artists. Over 50 pages online of patterns for ducks, birds of prey, shorebirds, songbirds, fish, marine animals and wildlife. Patterns are available in different sizes and postures.