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lungdeflator

Who wants to sell some decoys??

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lungdeflator

Ive been running the plastic bear creek decoys for a couple years now. They have brought in alot of fish, but seem to get brittle and busted up easily. Looking for some nice hand carved deeks. Whatcha got?? I know theres guys on here that carve....

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Dorkfish

I got a couple what type are you looking for I.e. colors etc.

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jasonmichalski

I also sell decoys and spears, and yes there's lots of talent on here!

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merkman

Laska Sham and RK are a couple others...

You can do a web search also.

I recommend getting at least one from each guy!!!

Speaking of which I dont have one from you yet Jason.

What you got in northern pike styles?

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jasonmichalski

I can make and style and colors you want, I made a weird colored pike style last winter that was one of top producers.

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jasonmichalski

Here's a few that I curved when I first started that I use myself in pike style. The first pic is a few blanks I have laying around.

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jasonmichalski

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A few more pics of my lucky pike decoy before it was done.

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lungdeflator

Not that the plastic decoys don't work, but I like the idea of using hand carved decoys. Basically starting a new collection so looking for all the classic colors along with some crazy colors/patterns!

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Archerysniper

Not that the plastic decoys don't work, but I like the idea of using hand carved decoys. Basically starting a new collection so looking for all the classic colors along with some crazy colors/patterns!

Your collection is never complete till you own a Dorkfish wink

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merkman

Your collection is never complete till you own a Dorkfish wink

I own a Dorkfish and my collection STILL is not complete!!!!!

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smurfy

show me a dorkfish deke.

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Dorkfish

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That is a dorkfish

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merkman

I can make and style and colors you want, I made a weird colored pike style last winter that was one of top producers.

I am going to keep an eye on your posts... I will let you know when I see a northern I like... I really like that bass and the perch but no northerns stick out for me yet...

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smurfy

dorkfish.....cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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jasonmichalski

Yeah, I haven't carved many northerns but I'll be carving some this winter as I did very with the the red head and tail decoy in my pic.

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Dorkfish

show me a dorkfish deke.

This was the original dorkfish

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Archerysniper

A dork fish after a pike pounds it and comes back for the sucker.

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Dorkfish

Haha I remember that decoy

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merkman

show me a dorkfish deke.

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merkman

Here is a dorkfish in action..... A good decoy in a bad spot... the spot was picked by me (cause I didn't listen to Gordie)

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Mike89

Bill Engvall, just too funny!!

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jasonmichalski

Bill Engvall, just too funny!!
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X2 just watched the video!!!!! grin

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hawkeye43

Somebody cave me a corndog. !!!!!!!!!

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Gordie

Here is a dorkfish in action..... A good decoy in a bad spot... the spot was picked by me (cause I didn't listen to Gordie)

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What can I say ..I'm like a fish magnet and the proof is/was on the end of my spear. grin

How does that saying go you can lead a horse to water but Gordie knows where the fish are! wink

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merkman

How does that saying go you can lead a horse to water but Gordie knows where the fish are! wink

Ummmm yeahhh it is something like that......

But after seing you catch a crappie on a spinnerbait half the size of the crappie. .. I know something is going on....

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