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Wednesday
Oct182017

2017 Columbia Flyway Wildlife Show - 9/9 & 9/10 - Complete Results

The complete results just in, from the Columbia Flyway Wildlife Show held in Vancouver, WA on September 9th & 10th. 

Congratulations to all of the winners!

Click Here to View and/or Download the .PDF File

Click Here to View Photos of Winning Entries

Tuesday
Oct032017

2017 IWCA Working Decoy Championship - Vancouver, WA - September 9 & 10

The 2017 IWCA Working Decoy Championship was hosted by the Columbia Flyway Wildlife Show in Vancouver, Washington on September 9th - 10th.

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, and Vern Jones

1st Best of Show - Tom Matus - Common Merganser Hen

2nd Best of Show - David Luoma -Cormorant

3rd Best of Show - Tom Matus - Gadwall Hen

Here's the complete results:

IWCA Working Decoy Championship - 2017

 

 

 

Columbia Flyway Wildlife Show

Vancouver, Washington

 

 

 

Entries: 28

 

 

 

Best of Show IWCA Working Decoy Championship

     

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Common Merganser

Hen

2

David Luoma

Tillamook, OR

Cormorant

 

3

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Gadwall

Hen

         

Best of Working Diver Decoys

   

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Common Merganser

Hen

2

Brian Moyse

Rockton, IL

Bufflehead

Drake

3

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Common Goldeneye

Drake

         

 Working Diver Decoy: Redhead

   

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Doug Muldowney

Sammamish, WA

Redhead

 

2

Gary Gassner

Madras, OR

Redhead

Drake

3

Gary Gassner

Madras, OR

Redhead

Hen

         

Working Diver Decoy: Goldeneye

   

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Common Goldeneye

Drake

2

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Common Goldeneye

Hen

         

Working Diver Decoy: Bufflehead

 

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Brian Moyse

Rockton, IL

Bufflehead

Drake

2

Jason Chuley

Lewis, IN

Bufflehead

Drake

 

 

 

 

 

Working Diver Decoy: Common Merganser

 

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Common Merganser

Hen

2

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Common Merganser

Drake

2

David Luoma

Tillamook, OR

Common Merganser

 
         

Working Diver Decoy: Canvasback

 

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Tom Newell

LaConner, WA

Canvasback

Drake

2

Tom Newell

LaConner, WA

Canvasback

Hen

 

 

 

 

Best of Working Puddle Duck Decoys

   

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Gadwall

Hen

2

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Pintail

Hen

3

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Wood Duck

Drake

         

  Working Puddle Decoy: Green-wing teal

 

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Jerry Harris

Dallas, OR

Green-wing teal

 

2

Jerry Harris

Dallas, OR

Green-wing teal

 

3

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Green-wing teal

Drake

         

Working Puddle Decoy: Pintail

   

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Pintail

Hen

2

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Pintail

Drake

3

Nancy Luoma

Tillamook, OR

Pintail

Hen

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Working Puddle Decoy: Gadwall

   

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Gadwall

Hen

2

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Gadwall

Drake

         

 Working Puddle Decoy: Mallard

   

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Mallard

Hen

 

 

 

Working Puddle Decoy: Shoveler

   

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Gary Gassner

Madras, OR

Northern Shoveler

Hen

         

 Working Puddle Decoy: Wood Duck

 

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Wood Duck

Drake

         

 Best of Working Geese and Confidence Decoys

   

Judges:

Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Vern Jones

Recorder:

Darlene Westbrock, Lesley Parkin

 

1

David Luoma

Tillamook, OR

Cormorant

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

Cackling goose

 

1

Tom Matus

Kuna, ID

White-fronted goose

 
         

 

 

Sunday
Jun252017

2017 IWCA Style Decoy Championship Results - 6/24/17 Harkers Island, NC

Here are the results of the 2017 IWCA Style Decoy Championship held in Harkers Island, North Carolina on June 24, 2017 at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center. Congratulations to the winners! 

 


2017 IWCA Style Decoy Championship Results

BEST IN SHOW:

 1st – Walter Gaskill, Beaufort, North Carolina – Lesser Scaup Hen

2nd – Jon Jones – Algonac, Michigan – Long-tailed Duck Drake

3rd - Walter Gaskill -Beaufort, North Carolina – Greater Scaup Drake
 


JUDGES: Patrick Eubanks, Jack Cox, Kinney Rice  CLERK – Maggie Willis
 

PUDDLE DUCKS

1st

Jon Jones, Algonac, MI

Eurasian Wigeon (d)

 

2nd

Walter Gaskill, Beaufort, NC

Wood Duck (d)

3rd

Jim Brace, Liberty Twp, OH

Mallard (h)

 

DIVING DUCKS

1st

Walter Gaskill, Beaufort, NC

Lesser Scaup (h)

 

2nd

Walter Gaskill, Beaufort, NC

Greater Scaup (d)

3rd

Walter Gaskill, Beaufort, NC

Greater Scaup (h)

 

SEA DUCKS

1st

Jon Jones, Algonac, MI

Long-tailed Duck (d)

 

2nd

Walter Gaskill, Beaufort, NC

Spectacled Eider (d)

3rd

Walter Gaskill, Beaufort, NC

Spectacled Eider (h)

 

GEESE & SWAN

1st

Walter Gaskill, Beaufort, NC

Brant

 

2nd

   

3rd

   
 

CONFIDENCE

1st

No entries

 

 

 

2nd

   

3rd

   

 

Saturday
Mar182017

2017 IWCA Style Shorebird Championship - March 11 - Strongsville, OH

 

The 2017 IWCA Style Shorebird Championship, hosted by the Ohio Decoy Collectors & Carvers Association on Saturday, March 11, are in...   Congratulations to the winners!
BEST OF SHOW
1. Bruce DiVaccaro, Sheffield Village, OH - Upland Sandpiper
2. Bruce DiVaccaro, Sheffield Village, OH - Hudsonian Godwit
3. Todd Van Wieren, Grand Ledge, MI - Marbled Godwit

 

 

Monday
Feb202017

2017 PSWA California Open - February 18 & 19 - Competition Results

Palm Frond Carvings
Judges: Cliff Hollestelle, Chuck Petersen, Paul Devers Recorder: Darlene Westbrock
Best of Palm Fronds, Decorative No. of Entries = 4
1 DEL HERBERT, CHULA VISTA, CA, Pelican
2 R D WILSON, AR, Hoopoe
3 MIKE DOWELL, VISTA, CA, Toucan
Best of Palm Fronds, Decoy Style No. of Entries = 4
1 JOHN GEWERTH, HOMER GLEN, IL, Shoveler
2 DEL HERBERT, CHULA VISTA, CA, Western Grebe
3 ANTHONY DONATO, FRESNO, CA, Cinnamon Teal
HM DANIEL MONTANO, NATIONAL CITY, CA, Canvasback
IWCA Style Decoy, Open
Judges: Anthony Donato, Leonard Rousseau, Bob Berry Recorder: Diana Avila
Best of IWCA Style Decoy, Open
1 WALTER GASKILL, BEAUFORT, NC, Scaup H
2 TOM CHRISTIE, LINCOLN, NE, Red-breasted Merganser D
3 JON JONES, ALGONAC, MI, King Eider D
Best of Puddle Ducks
1 WALTER GASKILL, BEAUFORT, NC, Mallard D
2 TOM CHRISTIE, LINCOLN, NE, Pintail D
3 JOHN GEWERTH, HOMER GLEN, IL, Widgeon H
Mallards No. of Entries = 2
1 WALTER GASKILL, BEAUFORT, NC, Mallard D
2 TERRY AVILA, HOLLISTER, CA, Mallard D
Pintails No. of Entries = 1
1 TOM CHRISTIE, LINCOLN, NE, Pintail D
Widgeon No. of Entries = 2
1 JOHN GEWERTH, HOMER GLEN, IL, Widgeon H
2 VERN JONES, WESTPORT, WA, Widgeon D
All Teal No. of Entries = 1
1 CHARLES PETERSEN, CONCORD, CA, Green Wing Teal D
Shoveler No. of Entries = 1
1 EDGAR FRANK, MARIPOSA, CA, Shoveler D
Best of Diving Ducks
1 WALTER GASKILL, BEAUFORT, NC, Scaup H
2 JON JONES, ALGONAC, MI, Scaup H
3 EDGAR FRANK, MARIPOSA, CA, Canvasback D
Merganser No. of Entries = 3
1 TOM CHRISTIE, LINCOLN, NE, Red-breasted Merganser D
2 JOHN GEWERTH, HOMER GLEN, IL, Hooded Merganser D
3 KENNETH CRAWFORD, ADELANTO, CA, Merganser D
Canvasback No. of Entries = 4
1 EDGAR FRANK, MARIPOSA, CA, Canvasback D
2 EDGAR FRANK, MARIPOSA, CA, Canvasback H
3 KENNETH CRAWFORD, ADELANTO, CA, Canvasback D
Scaup No. of Entries = 3
1 WALTER GASKILL, BEAUFORT, NC, Scaup H
2 JON JONES, ALGONAC, MI, Scaup H
3 CHARLES PETERSEN, CONCORD, CA, Scaup D
Sea Ducks No. of Entries = 2
1 JON JONES, ALGONAC, MI, King Eider D
2 WALTER GASKILL, BEAUFORT, NC, Harlequin D
Best of Sea Ducks
1 TOM CHRISTIE, LINCOLN, NE, Red-breasted Merganser D
2 JON JONES, ALGONAC, MI, King Eider D
3 WALTER GASKILL, BEAUFORT, NC, Harlequin D
Best of Confidence
1 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Horned Grebe D
Best of Geese
1 EDGAR FRANK, MARIPOSA, CA, Brant D
2 ROBERT MUELLER, LAKEVILLE, MN, Snow Goose H
IWCA Style Decoys, Amateur
Judges: Anthony Donato, Leonard Rousseau, Bob Berry Recorder: Diana Avila
Best of IWCA Style Decoys, Amateur
1 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Ringneck H
2 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Goldeneye D
3 Don Combs, Auburn, NH, Scaup H
Best of Puddle Ducks
1 JAMES HIGGINS, ELIOT, ME, Teal H
All Teal No. of Entries = 1
1 JAMES HIGGINS, ELIOT, ME, Teal H
Best of Diving Ducks
1 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Ringneck H
2 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Goldeneye D
3 Don Combs, Auburn, NH, Scaup H
Goldeneye No. of Entries = 1
1 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Goldeneye D
Scaup No. of Entries = 3
1 Don Combs, Auburn, NH, Scaup H
2 MICHAEL FRECHETTE, NORTH SMITHFIELD, RI, Scaup H
3 MICHAEL FRECHETTE, NORTH SMITHFIELD, RI, Scaup D
IWCA Decorative Lifesize Floating, Open
Judges: John Gewerth, R D Wilson, Gary De Cew Recorder: Kathy Rote Recorder: Darlene Westbrock
Best of Decorative Lifesize Floating, Open
1 ANTHONY DONATO, FRESNO, CA, Northern Shoveler H
2 TERRY AVILA, HOLLISTER, CA, Green Wing Teal D
3 LEONARD ROUSSEAU, EUREKA, CA, Blue Bill H
Best Puddle No. of Entries = 3
1 ANTHONY DONATO, FRESNO, CA, Northern Shoveler H
2 TERRY AVILA, HOLLISTER, CA, Green Wing Teal D
3 LEONARD ROUSSEAU, EUREKA, CA, Green Wing Teal H
Best Diver No. of Entries = 3
1 LEONARD ROUSSEAU, EUREKA, CA, Blue Bill H
2 WILLIAM BROWNE III, LINCOLN, NE, Common Goldeneye
IWCA Decorative Lifesize Floating, Intermediate
Judges: John Gewerth, R D Wilson, Gary De Cew Recorder: Kathy Rote Recorder: Darlene Westbrock
Best of Decorative Lifesize Floating, Intermediate
1 ANTHONY LICCIARDELLO, DEWEY, AZ, Canvasback H
Best Diver No. of Entries = 1
1 ANTHONY LICCIARDELLO, DEWEY, AZ, Canvasback H
IWCA Decorative Lifesize Non-Floating, Open
Judges: Daniel Montano, Bill Browne, Joe Girtner Recorder: Wendy Arrizon
Best of IWCA Decorative Lifesize Non-Floating, Open
1 BUNNY FARLEY, LAKESIDE, CA, Hooded Merganser D
2 HARUHIKO SAKAKURA, NABARI, MIE, 0, JAPAN Short-eared Owl
3 KAZUO NOBE, MUKOU KYTO PRF, 0, JAPAN House Swallow
Best of Waterfowl No. of Entries = 2
1 BUNNY FARLEY, LAKESIDE, CA, Hooded Merganser D
2 Malcolm Ho-You, Ladysmith, BC, CANADA Wood Duck
Best of Songbirds No. of Entries = 4
1 KAZUO NOBE, MUKOU KYTO PRF, 0, JAPAN House Swallow
2 DALE STEFFEN, RANCHO SANTA FE, CA, Vermillion Flycatcher
3 DALE STEFFEN, RANCHO SANTA FE, CA, Vermillion Flycatcher Pair
Best of Raptors No. of Entries = 1
1 HARUHIKO SAKAKURA, NABARI, MIE, 0, JAPAN Short-eared Owl
Best of Miscellaneous No. of Entries = 1
1 BILL STRICKLER, MAGDALENA, NM, American Bittern
IWCA Decorative Lifesize Non-Floating, Intermediate
Judges: Daniel Montano, Bill Browne, Joe Girtner Recorder: Wendy Arrizon
Best of IWCA Decorative Lifesize Non-Floating, Intermediate
1 KAREN HATTMAN, PITTSBORO, NC, Albatross
2 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Chickadee
3 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Red-headed Woodpecker
Best of Waterfowl No. of Entries = 3
1 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Young Duck
2 JIM PRICE, CALGARY, AB, CANADA Mallard D
3 JIM PRICE, CALGARY, AB, CANADA Canvasback D
Best of Songbirds No. of Entries = 2
1 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Chickadee
2 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Red-headed Woodpecker
Best of Raptors No. of Entries = 1
1 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Hawk
Best of Game Birds No. of Entries = 2
1 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Woodcock
2 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Dove
Best of Miscellaneous No. of Entries = 3
1 KAREN HATTMAN, PITTSBORO, NC, Albatross
2 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Killdeer
3 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Yellowlegs
IWCA Decorative Miniature, Open
Judges: Daniel Montano, Bill Browne, Joe Girtner Recorder: Wendy Arrizon
Best of IWCA Decorative Miniature, Open
1 GARY DE CEW, ANAHEIM, CA, American Golden Plover
2 LEONARD ROUSSEAU, EUREKA, CA, Blue Bill H
3 WALTER GASKILL, BEAUFORT, NC, Belted Kingfisher
IWCA Decorative Miniatures, Intermediate
Judges: Daniel Montano, Bill Browne, Joe Girtner Recorder: Wendy Arrizon
Best of IWCA Decorative Miniatures, Intermediate No. of Entries = 5
1 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Prarie Chicken
2 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Grouse
3 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Barn Owl
IWCA Style Shorebirds, Open
Judges: Cliff Hollestelle, Chuck Petersen, Paul Devers Recorder: Darlene Westbrock
Best of IWCA Style Shorebirds, Open
1 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Lapwing
2 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Semi-Palmated Plover
3 GARY DE CEW, ANAHEIM, CA, Dunlin
Best of All Sandpipers, including Dunlins No. of Entries = 2
1 GARY DE CEW, ANAHEIM, CA, Dunlin
2 ROBERT MUELLER, LAKEVILLE, MN, Dunlin
Best of Turnstones, Knots and Dowitchers No. of Entries = 1
1 ROBERT MUELLER, LAKEVILLE, MN, Ruddy Turnstone
Best of All Plovers No. of Entries = 1
1 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Semi-Palmated Plover
Best of All others No. of Entries = 2
1 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Lapwing
2 ROBERT MUELLER, LAKEVILLE, MN, Oystercatcher
Decorative Smoothie Waders
Judges: Cliff Hollestelle, Chuck Petersen, Paul Devers Recorder: Darlene Westbrock
Best of Decorative Smoothie Waders No. of Entries = 5
1 DEL HERBERT, CHULA VISTA, CA, Reddish Egret
2 BRAD SNODGRASS, JUNCTION CITY, CA, Purple Gallinule
3 WALTER GASKILL, BEAUFORT, NC, Moorhen
HM BOB BERRY, EL CAJON, CA, Limpkin
HM R D WILSON, AR, Ibisbill
Contemporary Working Decoys
Judges: John Gewerth, R D Wilson, Terry Avila Recorder: Kathy Rote
Best of Contemporary Working Decoys
1 GARY HANSON, STERLING HTS, MI, Green Wing Teal
2 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Gadwall D
3 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Pied Bill Grebe D
Best of Puddle Ducks No. of Entries = 5
1 GARY HANSON, STERLING HTS, MI, Green Wing Teal
2 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Gadwall D
3 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Wood Duck H
Widgeon No. of Entries = 1
1 GRANT WERDICK, LA MESA, CA, Widgeon H
All Teal No. of Entries = 3
1 GARY HANSON, STERLING HTS, MI, Green Wing Teal
2 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Blue Wing Teal D
3 GRANT WERDICK, LA MESA, CA, Cinnamon Teal D
Wood Duck No. of Entries = 1
1 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Wood Duck H
Misc. Puddle No. of Entries = 1
1 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Gadwall D
Best of Diving Ducks No. of entries = 8
1 ANTHONY DONATO, FRESNO, CA, Canvasback D
2 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Ruddy Duck H
3 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Ringneck H
Bufflehead No. of Entries = 1
1 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Bufflehead H
Goldeneye No. of Entries = 2
1 RITCHEY KOCH, LAKESIDE, CA, Goldeneye D
2 GRANT WERDICK, LA MESA, CA, Goldeneye D
Redhead No. of Entries = 1
1 GRANT WERDICK, LA MESA, CA, Redhead D
Ruddy No. of Entries = 1
1 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Ruddy Duck H
Merganser No. of Entries = 2
1 BRIAN MOYSE, ROCKTON, IL, Merganser D
2 KENNETH CRAWFORD, ADELANTO, CA, Merganser D
Canvasback No. of Entries = 3
1 ANTHONY DONATO, FRESNO, CA, Canvasback D
2 ANTHONY DONATO, FRESNO, CA, Canvasback D
3 ANTHONY DONATO, FRESNO, CA, Canvasback H
Misc. Diver No. of Entries = 1
1 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Ringneck H
Sea Ducks No. of Entries = 2
1 GRANT WERDICK, LA MESA, CA, Harlequin D
2 TOM & DARLENE WESTBROCK, PASO ROBLES, CA, King Eider H
Best of Sea Ducks
1 GRANT WERDICK, LA MESA, CA, Harlequin D
2 TOM & DARLENE WESTBROCK, PASO ROBLES, CA, King Eider H
Confidence No. of Entries = 4
1 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Pied Bill Grebe D
2 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Pied Bill Grebe H
3 DONALD LEGRAND, LEMON GROVE, CA, Coot
HM DONALD LEGRAND, LEMON GROVE, CA, Eared Grebe
Best of Confidence
1 Steven Cogar, Mocksville, NC, Pied Bill Grebe D
2 GARY JOE BRYAN, NASHPORT, OH, Pied Bill Grebe H
3 DONALD LEGRAND, LEMON GROVE, CA, Coot
Single Brant
Judges: John Gewerth, R D Wilson, Terry Avila Recorder: Kathy Rote
1 DEL HERBERT, CHULA VISTA, CA, Brant
2 WALTER GASKILL, BEAUFORT, NC, Brant
3 JOE GIRTNER, BREA, CA, Brant
HM VERN JONES, WESTPORT, WA, Atlantic Brant
Six Inch Trade, Hooded Merganser
Judges: Anthony Donato, Leonard Rousseau, Bob Berry Recorder: Diana Avila
1 GARY DE CEW, ANAHEIM, CA, Hooded Merganser D
2 JOE GIRTNER, BREA, CA, Hooded Merganser
3 VERN JONES, WESTPORT, WA, Hooded Merganser
4 KENNETH CRAWFORD, ADELANTO, CA, Hooded Merganser
5 ROSS SMOKER, SELINSGROVE, PA, Hooded Merganser D
Wildlife as Sculpture
Judges: Cliff Hollestelle, Chuck Petersen, Paul Devers Recorder: Darlene Westbrock
Best of Wildlife as Sculpture No. of Entries = 7
1 EDGAR FRANK, MARIPOSA, CA, Quail
2 BILL HERBERT, LEMON GROVE, CA, Falcon
3 BILL HERBERT, LEMON GROVE, CA, Owl
HM PAM WILSON, CHALFONT ST PETER, BUCKS, UK Courting Grebes
Soon-to-be-Antiques
Judges: Anthony Donato, Leonard Rousseau, Bob Berry Recorder: Diana Avila
Best of Soon-to-be-Antiques - Worn
1 R D WILSON, AR, Pintail D
2 R D WILSON, AR, Canvasback
3 R D WILSON, AR, Pacific Plover
Best of Soon-to-be-Antiques - Pristine
1 R D WILSON, AR, Bar Tailed Godwit
2 R D WILSON, AR, Pintail
3 ROSS SMOKER, SELINSGROVE, PA, Green Wing Teal
Soon to be Antiques - Worn - Ducks
1 R D WILSON, AR, Pintail D
2 R D WILSON, AR, Canvasback
3 DONALD LEGRAND, LEMON GROVE, CA, Red-breasted Merganser
Soon to be Antiques - Worn - Geese and Confidence
1 KAREN HATTMAN, PITTSBORO, NC, Canada Goose
Soon to be Antiques - Worn - Shorebirds
1 R D WILSON, AR, Pacific Plover
2 ROSS SMOKER, SELINSGROVE, PA, Yellowlegs
3 ROYCE EMBANKS JR, MADRAS, OR, Avocet
Soon to be Antiques - Pristine - Ducks
1 R D WILSON, AR, Pintail
2 ROSS SMOKER, SELINSGROVE, PA, Green Wing Teal
Soon to be Antiques - Pristine - Shorebirds
1 R D WILSON, AR, Bar Tailed Godwit
Bench
Judges: John Gewerth, R D Wilson, Terry Avila Recorder: Kathy Rote
Best of Bench No. of Entries = 8
1 BOB BERRY, EL CAJON, CA, Happy Fish
2 BOB BERRY, EL CAJON, CA, Mad Fish
3 BOB BERRY, EL CAJON, CA, Tiger Cowrie
HM DONALD LEGRAND, LEMON GROVE, CA, Sperm Whale
IWCA Decorative Fish, Open
Judges: Lance Lyons, Vern Jones Recorder: Cynthia Petersen
Best of IWCA Decorative Fish, Open No. of Entries = 3
1 BOB BERRY, EL CAJON, CA, Californian Sculpin
2 BOB BERRY, EL CAJON, CA, Blacksport Seargent
3 SPENCER ALEXANDER, N. OGDEN, UT, Red Drum
IWCA Decorative Fish, Intermediate
Judges: Lance Lyons, Vern Jones Recorder: Cynthia Petersen
Best of IWCA Decorative Fish, Intermediate
1 EDWIN COOK, PHOENIX, AZ, Apache Trout
Junior Division
Judges: Daniel Montano, Bill Browne, Joe Girtner Recorder: Wendy Arrizon
Best of Junior Division No. of Entries = 1
1 Haruki Komeno, Nabari-Mie, JAPAN Barn Swallow
Silhouettes
Judges: Daniel Montano, Bill Browne, Joe Girtner Recorder: Wendy Arrizon
Best of Silhouettes No. of Entries = 2
1 DEL HERBERT, CHULA VISTA, CA, Willet
2 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Pelican
Wildfowl Head Contest
Judges: Daniel Montano, Bill Browne, Joe Girtner Recorder: Wendy Arrizon
Best of Wildfowl Heads No. of Entries = 2
1 BOB BERRY, EL CAJON, CA, Nene
2 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Eagle Head
Working Shorebirds
Judges: Cliff Hollestelle, Chuck Petersen, Paul Devers Recorder: Darlene Westbrock
Best of Working Shorebirds No. of Entries = 2
1 GARY DE CEW, ANAHEIM, CA, Oystercatcher
2 R D WILSON, AR, Yellowlegs
Miniature Songbird
Judges: Cliff Hollestelle, Chuck Petersen, Paul Devers Recorder: Darlene Westbrock
Best of Miniature Songbird No. of Entries = 2
1 R D WILSON, AR, Painted Bunting
2 HANK WURGLER, ANAHEIM, CA, Northern Mocking Bird
Fine Art
Judges: Mike Dowell, Bunny Farley, Daniel Montano
1 SUE KROLL, Equine Excellence
2 PEGGY BRADSHAW PALM, Lion
3 CIRCE, Clay Otter
Thursday
Dec082016

2016 IWCA Working Decoy Championship Results

The 2016 IWCA Working Decoy Championship was held at the Core Sound Decoy Festival on December 3rd & 4th at Harkers Island, NC. Congratulations to the winners!

DIVISION B – IWCA Working Decoy Championship

Best of Show: Steve Cogar - Common Eider - $300.00, plus plaque and ribbon. 


Second Best of Show: Steve Cogar - Ring-necked Hen - $200.00, plus ribbon. 


Third Best of Show: Patrick Bearden - Long-tailed Duck - $100.00, plus ribbon.

Thursday
Dec082016

2016 Core Sound Decoy Festival - 12/3 - 12/4 - Best of Show Results

Here are the Best of Show results from the 2016 Core Sound Decoy Festival, held in Harkers Island, NC on December 3rd - 4th. Please check the Core Sound Decoy Guild website for complete results at http://DecoyGuild.com Congratulations to all of the winners! Here's a link to the Photos of the BOS Show winners.... http://www.iwfca.com/2016-core-sound-decoy-festival/

DIVISION A – IWCA Style Decoy Competition
Best of Show: Walter 'Brother' Gaskill - $500.00, plus plaque and ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Walter 'Brother' Gaskill - $250.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Jon Jones- $125.00, plus ribbon.

DIVISION B – IWCA Working Decoy Championship
Best of Show: Steve Cogar - $300.00, plus plaque and ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Steve Cogar - $200.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Patrick Bearden - $100.00, plus ribbon.

DIVISION C – IWCA Gunning Shorebird Decoy Competition (Purchase Award)
Best of Show: Walter 'Brother' Gaskill - $200.00, plus plaque and ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Gary Joe Bryan - $100.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Walter 'Brother' Gaskill - $50.00, plus ribbon.

DIVISION D – IWCA Decorative Life-size Floating Competition
Open:
Best of Show: Fred Miller - $400.00, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Craig Mortimer - $200.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Warren Brown - $100.00, plus ribbon.

Intermediate:
Best of Show: Randy Hansen - $300.00, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Robert Kelley - $150.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Robert Kelley - $75.00, plus ribbon.

Novice:
Best of Show: Bobby Hartsell - $200.00, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Dick Stern - $100.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Stan Rule - $50.00, plus ribbon.

DIVISION E – IWCA Decorative Life-size Non-floating Competition
Open:

Best of Show: Karen Hess - $400.00, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Mark Strucko - $200.00, plus ribbon
Third Best of Show: Mark Strucko - $100.00, plus ribbon.

Intermediate:
Best of Show: Randy Hansen - $300.00, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Randy Hansen - $150.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Richard Keatley - $75.00, plus ribbon.

Novice:
Best of Show: Jay Bundick - $200.00, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Beth Parham - $100.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Dick Stern - $50.00, plus ribbon.

DIVISION F – IWCA Decorative Miniature Competition
Open:
Best of Show: Walter 'Brother' Gaskill - $200.00, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Gary Doviak - $100.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Jim Carpenter - $50.00, plus ribbon.

Intermediate:
Best of Show: Randy Hansen - $100.00, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Randy Hansen - $50.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Hank Wurgler - $25.00, plus ribbon.

Novice:
Best of Show: Michael Andock - $100.00, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Lisa Strang - $50.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Stan Rule - $25.00, plus ribbon.

DIVISION G – IWCA Canvas Decoy Competition (Purchase Award)
Best of Show: Robin Oliver - $150.00, plus plaque and ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Robin Oliver - $50.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Robin Oliver - $25.00, plus ribbon.

DIVISION H – H. Curt Salter Core Sound Hunting Decoy Competition (Purchase Award)
Best of Show: Ken Humphries - $150.00 Purchase Award, plus plaque and ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Ken Humphries - $50.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Brent Hood - $25.00, plus ribbon.

DIVISION I – Root Head Decoy Competition (Purchase Award)
Best of Show: Ken Humphries - $100.00 Purchase Award, plus plaque and ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Gary Doviak - $50.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Stan Rule - $25.00, plus ribbon.

DIVISION J – Contemporary Antique Decoy Competition
Best of Show: Marty Linton- $100.00, plaque, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Ben Hieneman - $50.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Ken Humphries - $25.00, plus ribbon.

DIVISION K – IWCA Young Guns (Youth) Decoy Carving Competition
Youth Class A – (YA) 15 – 17 - Micaiah Eagle
Youth Class C – (YC) Under 11 - Sam Humphries

DIVISION L – Kent Hood Traditional North Carolina Decoy Championship (Purchase Award)
Best of Show: Chase Luker - $125.00, plus ribbon.
Second Best of Show: Robbie Robertson - $100.00, plus ribbon.
Third Best of Show: Harold Orr - $75.00, plus ribbon.

Head Whittling Contest
1st Place: Tyler Wood
2nd Place: Casey Arthur
3rd Place: David Guy

 

Tuesday
Dec062016

2016 Core Sound Waterfowl Museum - Champagne Waterfowl Competition 12/2

The results are in from Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center!

1st Place - Gary Doviak - Brant Goose

2nd Place - John Day - Hooded Merganser

3rd Place - Walter "Brother" Gaskill - Redhead

Click here to go to the competition photos.... (Photos by Dan Williams)

Congratulations to all of the winners!

Saturday
Oct152016

2016 Columbia Flyway Wildlife Show - September 10 - Compeition Results

2016 Columbia Flyway Wildlife Show Sep 10, 2016

Best of Show                                     

1              Jerry Simchuk                    Spokane Valley, WA                        House wren       

 

Best of Division: A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Open                                     

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Tom Newell                        La Connor, WA                                  Shoveler              Hen

 

A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Puddle Ducks: Open                                   

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Tom Newell                        La Connor, WA                                  Shoveler              Hen

2              Brad Snodgrass                 Central Point, OR                              Cinnamon Teal 

 

A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Goose and Confidence: Open                                             

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Vern Jones                          Westport, WA                                   Brant    

 

Best of Division: A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Intermediate                                    

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  Hooded Merganser        

 

A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Diver Ducks: Intermediate                                     

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  Hooded Merganser        

2              Ivan Lee                               Concord, CA                                       Canvasback        Drake

3              Chuck Engberg                  Alameda, CA                                      Lesser Scaup     

HM         Paul Murphy                      Vancouver, WA                                 Ringneck Duck   Drake

HM         Chuck Engberg                  Alameda, CA                                      Ringneck Duck  

HM         Chuck Engberg                  Alameda, CA                                      Canvasback       

HM         Chuck Engberg                  Alameda, CA                                      Bufflehead        

 

 

 

A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Puddle Ducks: Intermediate                                   

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  Wood Duck         Drake

2              Dan Wendling                    West Linn, OR                                    Cinnamon Teal 

3              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  Greenwing Teal Hen

HM         Ron Vaughan                     Spokane, WA                                     Greenwing Teal Hen

 

A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Puddle Ducks: Intermediate                                   

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1-Tie      Andrew W Speer Jr.        Polson, MT                                          Grebe  

1-Tie      Karen Hattman                  Lopez Island, WA                              Double-crested Cormorant         

 

Best of Division: A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Novice                                               

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Ralph Thomas                    Portland, OR                                       Greenwing Teal

 

A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Diver Ducks: Novice                                    

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Rick Pass                              Astoria, OR                                          Redhead             

2              Rick Pass                              Astoria, OR                                          Lesser Scaup     

3              Mark W Campbell            Bremerton, WA                                 Bufflehead        

HM         Cereice Cook                      Port Orchard, WA                             Bufflehead         Hen

HM         Cereice Cook                      Port Orchard, WA                             Ringneck Duck   Drake

 

A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Puddle Ducks: Novice                                             

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Ralph Thomas                    Portland, OR                                       Greenwing Teal

2              Rick Pass                              Astoria, OR                                          Pintail   

3              Charles A Kramer Jr.        Port Orchard, WA                             Cinnamon Teal 

 

A. Decorative Lifesize Wildfowl: Goose and Confidence: Novice                                           

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Larry Crist                            Nampa, ID                                           Pied Billed Grebe            

 

 

 

Best of Division: B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Open                                           

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Jerry Simchuk                    Spokane Valley, WA                        House wren       

 

B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Songbirds: Open                                               

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Jerry Simchuk                    Spokane Valley, WA                        House wren       

2              Jerry Simchuk                    Spokane Valley, WA                        Goldfinch           

3              Dieter Golze                       Nanoose Bay, BC Canada              Spotted Towhee             

 

B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Shorebirds: Open                                             

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Tom Jones                          Kirkland, WA                                      Red-necked Phalarope 

2              Everett Rodriguez            Salinas, CA                                          Dunlins

3              Everett Rodriguez            Salinas, CA                                          Stilts     

 

B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Birds of Prey: Open                                          

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Theodore Smith                 Nampa, ID                                           Peregrine Falcon             

2              Randy Martin                     Sandy, OR                                            Barn Owl             

3              Brad Snodgrass                 Central Point, OR                              Red-tailed Hawk              

 

B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Birds of Prey: Open                                          

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Vern Jones                          Westport, WA                                   Canada Goose  

 

Best of Division: B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Intermediate                                          

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Joan Golze                          Nanoose Bay, BC Canada              Semipalmated Plover    

 

B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Shorebirds: Intermediate                                             

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Joan Golze                          Nanoose Bay, BC Canada              Semipalmated Plover    

2              Paul Murphy                      Vancouver, WA                                 Spotted Sandpiper         

3              Hank Wurgler                    Anaheim, CA                                      Sandpiper          

 

B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Game birds: Intermediate                                            

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Hank Wurgler                    Anaheim, CA                                      Dove    

 

B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Songbirds: Intermediate                                              

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                  Meadowlark     

2              Vern Hesketh                    Cathedral City, CA            Magpie

3              Helen Foster                      Vancouver, WA                 Varied Thrush   

HM         Hank Wurgler                    Anaheim, CA                      Catbird

 

B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Birds of Prey: Intermediate                                          

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                  American Kestrel             

2              Bill Yakely                            Mead, WA                           American Kestrel             

3              Vern Hesketh                    Cathedral City, CA            Bat Falcon          

 

B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Waterfowl: Intermediate                                             

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Ron Vaughan                     Spokane, WA                     Atlantic Puffin  

2              Chuck Engberg                  Alameda, CA                      Greenwing Teal

3              Karen Hattman                  Lopez Island, WA              Short Tail Albatross        

 

Best of Division: B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize : Novice                                        

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Douglas Rose                     Meridian, ID                       Mountain Bluebird         

 

B. IWCA Decorative Lifesize: Songbirds: Novice                                             

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Douglas Rose                     Meridian, ID                       Mountain Bluebird         

2              Douglas Rose                     Meridian, ID                       American Goldfinch       

3              Jim Weishaupt                  Bend, OR                             Phainopepla      

HM         Jim Weishaupt                  Bend, OR                             Northern Cardinal           

 

 

 

Best of Division: C. Decorative Miniature: Open                                      

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Tom Jones                          Kirkland, WA                      Great Blue Heron            

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Shorebird: Open                                        

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Tom Jones                          Kirkland, WA                                      Great Blue Heron            

2              Robert Chiavarini              Portland, OR                                       Green Heron     

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Songbird: Open                                          

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Dieter Golze                       Nanoose Bay, BC Canada              Steller's Jay        

2              Everett Rodriguez            Salinas, CA                                          Mini-Kingfisher

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Waterfowl: Open                                       

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Don Baiar                             Vancouver, WA                                 Greenwing Teal

2              Tom Newell                        La Connor, WA                                  Pintail pair          

3              Tom Newell                        La Connor, WA                                  Harlequin Pair   

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Birds of Prey: Open                                    

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Vern Jones                          Westport, WA                                   Great-horned Owl          

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Gamebirds: Open                                      

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Everett Rodriguez            Salinas, CA                                          Pheasants          

 

Best of Division: C. Decorative Miniature: Intermediate                                     

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  Turkey 

 

 

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Game Birds: Intermediate                                     

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  Turkey 

2              Hank Wurgler                    Anaheim, CA                                      Grouse

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Wildfowl: Intermediate                                                              

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Dan Wendling                    West Linn, OR                                    Greenwing Teal

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Songbird: Intermediate                                         

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Olga Harden                       Astoria, OR                                          Toucan

2              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  Downy Woodpecker      

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Birds of Prey: Intermediate                                   

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Hank Wurgler                    Anaheim, CA                                      Owl       

2              Hank Wurgler                    Anaheim, CA                                      Kite       

 

Best of Division: C. Decorative Miniature: Novice                                               

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Dave O Paul                        Silverton. OR                                      Common Loon  

2              Dave O Paul                        Silverton. OR                                      Northern Saw-Whet Owl             

3              Dave O Paul                        Silverton. OR                                      Swallow-tailed Kite         

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Waterfowl: Novice                                     

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Dave O Paul                        Silverton. OR                                      Common Loon  

 

C. Decorative Miniature: Bird of Prey: Novice                                   

Judges: Jerry Poindexter, Ted Smith, Gary De Cew, Vern Jones, Joe Girtner

Recorders: Bob Waddell, Kim Bisceglia, Joan Golze           

1              Dave O Paul                        Silverton. OR                                      Northern Saw-Whet Owl             

2              Dave O Paul                        Silverton. OR                                      Swallow-tailed Kite         

 

Best of Division: D. IWCA Style Decoys (floating): Open                                     

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Walter Gaskill                    Beaufort, NC                                      Fulvous Tree Duck           

2              Theodore Smith                 Nampa, ID                                           Horned Grebe  

3              Walter Gaskill                    Beaufort, NC                                      Wood Duck        

 

D. IWCA Style Decoys (floating): Puddle Decoy: Open                                               

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Walter Gaskill                    Beaufort, NC                                      Fulvous Tree Duck           

2              Walter Gaskill                    Beaufort, NC                                      Wood Duck        

3              Pat Bearden                       Mount Pleasant, NC                        Mallard Drake

 

D. IWCA Style Decoys (floating): Diver Decoy: Open                                     

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Walter Gaskill                    Beaufort, NC                                      Hooded Merganser        

2              Joe Girtner                          Brea, CA                                               Harlequin           

3              Joe Girtner                          Brea, CA                                               Bufflehead        

 

D. IWCA Style Decoys (floating): Goose and Confidence Decoy: Open                                              

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Theodore Smith                 Nampa, ID                                           Horned Grebe  

2              Brad Snodgrass                 Central Point, OR                              Eared Grebe     

3              Vern Jones                          Westport, WA                                   Brant    

 

Best of Division: D. IWCA Style Decoys (floating): Intermediate                                    

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Richard Weber                  Coupeville, WA                                 Steller's Eider    

2              Richard Weber                  Coupeville, WA                                 American Widgeon         

3              Larry Harbaugh                 Shelton, WA                                       Pintail   

 

D. IWCA Style Decoys (floating): Diver Decoy: Intermediate                                     

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Richard Weber                  Coupeville, WA                                 Steller's Eider    

 

 

 

D. IWCA Style Decoys (floating): Puddle Decoy: Intermediate                                              

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Richard Weber                  Coupeville, WA                                 American Widgeon         

2              Larry Harbaugh                 Shelton, WA                                       Pintail   

 

Best of Division: D. IWCA Style Decoys (floating): Novice                                          

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Mallard Hen

2              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Bluebill Drake

 

D. IWCA Style Decoys (floating): Diver Decoy: Novice                                   

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Bluebill Drake

 

D. IWCA Style Decoys (floating): Puddle Decoy: Novice                                            

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Mallard Hen

 

Best of Division: E. IWCA Working Decoy (floating): Open                                             

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              David Luoma                      Tillamook, OR                                    Cormorant         

2              David Luoma                      Tillamook, OR                                    Common Merganser     

3              Rob James                          Emmett, ID                                         Gadwall               

 

Best of Division: E. IWCA Working Decoy (floating): Intermediate                                            

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Richard Weber                  Coupeville, WA                                 Smew  

2              Larry Harbaugh                 Shelton, WA                                       Blackduck           

3              Larry Harbaugh                 Shelton, WA                                       Widgeon             

 

Best of Division: E. IWCA Working Decoy (floating): Novice                                          

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Goldeneye         Hen

2              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Goldeneye         Drake

3              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Canvasback        Drake

E. IWCA Working Decoy (floating): Working Diver Decoy: Novice                                         

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Goldeneye         Hen

2              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Goldeneye         Drake

3              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Canvasback        Drake

 

E. IWCA Working Decoy (floating): Working Diver Decoy: Novice                                         

Judges: Brad Snodgrass, Tom Newell, Kurt Benson, Doug Harrison

Recorder: Lesley Parkin, Doug Muldowney

1              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Coot     

 

Best of Division: F. IWCA Shorebird Decoy: Open                                   

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Brad Snodgrass                 Central Point, OR                              Hudsonian Godwit          

 

Best of Division: F. IWCA Shorebird Decoy: Intermediate                                              

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  Killdeer

 

F. IWCA Shorebird Decoy - ISSD IWCA Style Shorebird Decoy: Open                                    

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Brad Snodgrass                 Central Point, OR                              Hudsonian Godwit          

2              Brad Snodgrass                 Central Point, OR                              Pied Avocet       

3              Gary DeCew                       Anaheim, CA                                      Dunlin  

 

F. IWCA Shorebird Decoy - ISSD IWCA Style Shorebird Decoy: Intermediate                                    

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  Killdeer

2              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  Common snipe 

3              Joan Golze                          Nanoose Bay, BC Canada              Black-necked Stilt            

 

Best of Division: G. Foam Decoys: Novice                                    

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Jared Hunt                          Centralia, WA                                    Bufflehead        

 

G. Foam Decoys: Novice                                         

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Jared Hunt                          Centralia, WA                                    Bufflehead        

 

Best of Division: H. Interpretive: Open                                          

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Keith Stover                       Ridgefield, WA                                  Reddish Egret   

 

Best of Division: H. Interpretive: Open                                          

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Keith Stover                       Ridgefield, WA                                  Reddish Egret   

1              Paul Foshay                        Springfield, OR                                  California Quail 

 

Best of Division: H. Interpretive: Novice                                       

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Paul Thorne                        East Wenatchee, WA                      Heron  

 

Best of Division: J. Mammals: Open                                              

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Judy Caldwell                     Mulino, OR                                         Ocelot  

 

J. Mammals: Open                                         

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Judy Caldwell                     Mulino, OR                                         Ocelot  

2              Judy Caldwell                     Mulino, OR                                         Mustang             

 

Best of Division: J. Mammals: Intermediate                                             

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Sherry Klein                        Milwaukie, OR                                   Squirrel

 

J. Mammals: Intermediate                                        

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Sherry Klein                        Milwaukie, OR                                   Squirrel

 

Best of Division: K. Future Antiques                                              

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Tom Newell                        La Connor, WA                                  Curlew 

 

K. Future Antiques: Waterfowl                                              

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Tom Newell                        La Connor, WA                                  Curlew 

2              Karen Hattman                  Lopez Island, WA                              Canada Goose  

3              Rich Madden                     Madras, OR                                         Duck     

 

K. Future Antiques: Shorebirds                                              

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Tom Newell                        La Connor, WA                                  Curlew 

2              Gary Gassner                     Madras, OR                                         Turnstone          

3              Ross Smoker                      Selinsoruve, PA                                 Yellowlegs          

 

Best of Division: L. Bench                                        

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Jerry Harris                          Dallas, OR                                            Mallard Drake

 

L. Bench                                              

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Jerry Harris                          Dallas, OR                                            Mallard Drake

2              Darrell Wilson                    Airdrie, AB Canada                           Red-tailed Hawk bust    

3              Douglas Rose                     Meridian, ID                                       Sage Grouse feather      

 

M. Young Guns: 10 and under

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Samuel Hunt                      Centralia, WA                                    Bufflehead        

2              David Hunt                          Centralia, WA                                    Bufflehead        

3              Daniel Hunt                        Centralia, WA                                    Bufflehead        

 

 

 

M. Young Guns: 15 - 17                                          

Judges: Dieter Golze, Jerry Simchuck, Vern Jones

Recorder: Sandee Johnson, Rick Pass

1              Jonas Kosylik                      Martinez, CA                                      African Kingfisher           

 

O. Will Hayden Award: Intermediate                                     

1              Randy Hansen                   Des Moines, IA                                  American Kestrel             

2              Richard Weber                  Coupeville, WA                                 American Widgeon         

3              Bill Yakely                            Mead, WA                                           American Kestrel             

 

O. Will Hayden Award: Novice                                           

1              Ralph Thomas                    Portland, OR                                       Greenwing Teal

2              Rick Pass                              Astoria, OR                                          Pintail Hen         

3              Douglas Rose                     Meridian, ID                                       Mountain Bluebird         

 

Mayors Award                                              

1              Jerry Simchuk                    Spokane Valley, WA                        House wren       

 

Jim Drennen Award                                     

1              Jerry Harris                          Dallas, OR                                            Mallard Drake

 

Feather and Quill Purchase Award                                    

1              Tom Newell                        La Connor, WA                                  Shoveler              Hen

 

Best of Back Yard Birds                                           

1              Jerry Poindexter               Spokane Valley, WA                        Downey Woodpecker   

 

Best of Northwest                                        

1              Dieter Golze                       Nanoose Bay, BC Canada              MacGillivray's warbler   

 

Chairman's award                                        

1              Keith Stover                       Ridgefield, WA                                  Flying Fish          

 

People's Choice: Saturday                                      

1              Randy Martin                     Sandy, OR                                            Barn Owl             

 

Duck's Unlimited                                          

1              Theodore Smith                 Nampa, ID                                           Tundra Swan     

 

Audubon                                           

1              Brian Sandwich                 Phoenix, AZ                                        Northern Mockingbird  

Water Resources                                          

1              Ray Dodge                          La Pine, OR                                         Kokanee             

 

N. Mini Floating Trader                   

1              Theodore Smith                Nampa, ID

2              Joe Girtner                          Brea, CA

3              Don Baiar                             Vancouver, WA

 

People's Choice: Sunday                             

1              Judy Caldwell                     Mulino, OR                                         Ocelot

 

Carver's Choice                                 

1              Randy Martin                     Sandy, OR                                            Barn Owl

 

Friday
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Kent Hood Memorial Core Sound Hunting Rig Competition Results - June 11, 2016

Here's the results of the Kent Hood Memorial Core Sound Hunting Rig Competition held June 11, 2016 at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum, Harker's Island, NC. Congratulations to all of the winners!

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Judges:  Brother Gaskill, James Lewis, Monty Willis

Winners List

OVERALL

BEST IN SHOW:  Lesser Scaup Rig by Tim Worth, Edgefield, SC & Marc Gottlieb, Raleigh, NC

Second Place Overall:  Rig of Black Ducks by Tim Worth, Edgefield, SC

Third Place Overall:  Rig of Buffleheads by Robbie Robertson, Greensboro, NC

DIVISIONS

PUDDLE DUCKS

First Place:  Rig of Black Ducks by Tim Worth, Edgefield, SC

Second Place:  Rig of Green Wing Teal, Blue Wing Teal, & Cinnamon Teal by Robbie Robertson, Grensboro, NC

Third Place:  Rig of Shoveler & Gadwall by Robbie Robertson, Greensboro, NC

DIVING DUCKS

First Place: Rig of Lesser Scaup by Tim Worth, Edgefield, SC & Marc Gottlieb, Raleigh, NC

Second Place:  Rig of Buffleheads by Robbie Robertson, Greensboro, NC

Third Place:  Rig of Canvasback by Robbie Robertson, Greensboro, NC

GEESE & CONFIDENCE

First Place:  Rig of Coots by Robbie Robertson, Greensboro, NC