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2012 St. Clair Flats Wildfowl Association Decoy Show

2012 St. Clair Flats Wildfowl Association Decoy Show

Saturday, August 11th, 2012
Perch Point Conservation Club -7930 Meisner Road
Casco Twp., MI 48064


Gary Hanson's Market Gunner, Single - Best of Show winner 2012

This weekend, Saturday the 11th, is the 29th annual St. Clair Flats decoy show. Please join us at the Perch Point Conservation Club for our one-day event. This is classic decoy show featuring both traditional, regional categories as well as IWCA categories. The St. Clair Flats show features "Market Gunner" contests that have always allowed carved and raised primary feathers to capture the essence of the species, and continue to do so. 

Some of the contests featured at this show include:

  • IWCA Style
  • Market Gunner, singles
  • Market Gunner, three-bird rig
  • Gunning Shorebirds
  • Cocktail Birds

There is also a kids painting contest at 11 am. The class is open to kids 17 and under. The decoy to be painted will be a Canvasback Sleeper from The E. Allen Decoy Company, using Golden Acrylic paints with brushes & supplies from The Duck Blind. This years Kid’s Painting Class is sponsored by Lou & Anne Tisch from Lock Stock & Barrell, Inc and The E. Allen Decoy Company.

This show also features a special offering in the action. Each year club members pick a specific species and members carve a donate birds to create a truely impressive rig. The 2012 St. Clair Flats Rig species is an Old Squaw and includes birds carved by the following members:

  • Jerry Stateler
  • Gary Hanson
  • Terry Desilets
  • Lou Tisch
  • Roland Garland
  • Jim Kirby
  • Paul Foytack
Each decoy has been branded as a Limited Edition Carving, specifically for the 2012 Flats Show.
Please plan on joining us this Saturday. Entries must be registered between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m, and judging begins at 10:00am. 
You can download the show brochure, rules and entry for here: 2012 SCFWA show brochure




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