Great Lakes Fish Decoy Assn.      


Home of the Fish Decoy Carving World Championship


     This portion of the website is dedicated  to events, shows, and competitions that would be of interest to fish decoys carvers and collectors.  If you have information about events that would help to complete this calendar, please submit them to the webmaster for publication.  It is our goal to make this calendar as complete as possible as well as provide contact information for each event.


GLFDA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OF FISH DECOY CARVING: This event is held in conjunction with a buy & sell sporting collectible show in the Holiday Inn Express in Monroe, Michigan.  2019 GLFDCCA CARVING SHOW - September - 12th through 14th

Check the RULES and CONTACT links for more information.


 TUCKERTON, DECOY SHOW:   Is held at Tip Seaman County Park, Rt.9 & Lakeside Drive  Tuckerton, NJ. The show is devoted almost entirely to hunting. For info contact...



OHIO DECOY CARVERS AND COLLECTORS SHOW:  Held at the Westlake Holiday Inn, Westlake, Ohio near Cleveland. For information visit.



NORTHEASTERN MICHIGAN SPORTING COLLECTIBLES SHOW: - Held in West Branch, MI.49633 Contact John Shoffner--231-879-3912.



NATIONAL ANTIQUE DECOY & SPORTING COLLECTIBLE SHOW: This annual event is held at the Pheasant Run complex in St. Charles, Ill. For further information visit...



MEDINA SPORTING COLLECTIBLE SHOW:  Held in Medina, Minnesota this is the largest general sporting collectible show held in Minnesota.  Contact information:

Wally Wegleitner 651-771-8926 or Tim Spreck 651-439-1110



THE GATHERING 2010: Is a huge buy & sell sporting collectibles show featuring the Top wood carvers from around the country.  The National Fish Decoy carving competition as well as a gunning bird competition are also held in conjunction with this show. For information go to



THE TEXAS WORLDS:  This competition is held in conjunction with The Gathering in Perham, MN.  It is sponsored by  fish decoy  collector Bryan Tindal from Texas. For complete information and rules please visit