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January 2017
a blank piece of formed wood, a carved decoy and a painted decoy
Lured into fishing by the art of decoys

Decoys have long been used by ice fishermen to lure large fish – generally pike, but also sturgeon and others – within range of the spearing hole, though some hook-and-line anglers use them as well. Primarily turned out by home-shop artisans, fish decoys were once manufactured by major bait companies, but the homemade models have become highly collectable, unique examples of American folk art. 

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