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. Please use contact information to inquire about exact dates for these events.


GLFDCCA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS OF FISH DECOY CARVING: This event is held in conjunction with a buy & sell sporting collectible show "Great Lakes Sporting Collectibles Show" the day before the GLFDCCA World Championships and at the same venue.



*In room trading begins on Thursday, September 14th


2017 Collectors SHOW (buy, sell, trade) - Friday, Sept. 15th

Annual "Reeg BBQ" at noon on Friday.


2017 GLFDCCA SHOW -  Saturday, Sept 16th

(World Championship of Fish Decoy carving)


Check the RULES and CONTACT links for more information.


POINTE MOUILEE WATERFOUL FESTIVAL: Held at Point Mouilee the same weekend as the GLFDCCA SHOW


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



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 2016: 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. Held each year in April. For information go to



THE TEXAS WORLDS:  This competition is held in conjunction with The Gathering in Perham, MN.  It is sponsored by the NFDA for 2015. For complete information and rules please visit