News and Events

North Carolina Ducks Unlimited FIRST ANNUAL Traditional Decoy State Championship – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Congratulations to Jerry Talton, who won First Place in the NCDU First Annual Traditional Decoy State Championship with his widgeon!  Tyler Wood scooped up both Second AND Third in the competition with his blue-wing teal and redhead, respectively.  Head on over to the NCDU’s Facebook page for

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LOON DAY 2018 RESULTS ARE IN!!!

And the Loon Day results are in….Congratulations to all the winners!!! Loon Day Decoy Competition: First Place – Jack Gardener with a redhead Second Place – Steve Robertson with a hooded merganser Third Place – Robbie Robertson with an Old Squaw Honorable Mentions were awarded to Andy

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2018 Waterfowl Shows

2018 Waterfowl Shows 9th Annual Hyde County Waterfowl Festival, Jan 13th & 14th The Hyde County Waterfowl Association is holding its 9th Annual Mattamuskeet Decoy & Waterfowl Festival this weekend. The festival will feature carvers, antique decoys, books and local waterfowl art. The festivities begin on Friday,

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2018 Core Sound Decoy Festival Poster Contest – WINNER ANNOUNCED!

    Congratulations to Walter “Brother” Gaskill on winning the 2018 Core Sound Decoy Festival Poster contest!!  Brother’s amazing artwork won amidst 13 entries, some as far away Washington and Oklahoma!  Thanks to all those who entered, and artwork photos coming soon!     2018 Core Sound

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2018 Year at a Glance – Annual Guild Events

Here’s a list of Guild events for the year!  Summer classes/workshops have not yet been scheduled, so please check back for those dates.  If you are interested in attending Kids Carving and Painting, please call the Guild building the Thursday before to confirm that it will be

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12th Annual Kent Hood Memorial Core Sound Hunting Rig Competition, 2018 Superior Decoy Craftsman Competition

       

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William “Bill” Veasey

William “Bill” Veasey

The 2018 Featured Carver is William “Bill” Veasey, Newark, Delaware, and the featured bird is a Belted Kingfisher.   Although Bill Veasey is easily recognized as a renowned carver and carving educator, it’s not quite the career he planned on. As a young man Bill served in the

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Join us on Facebook

Join all of our friends on Facebook and invite your friends that are interested in the water hertiage.    

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Events, Updates or Corrections

If you know of any upcoming events that the Carver’s Guild will be involved send us an email so we can get it on the website. Also if you see any corrections that need to be made or any updates not currently posted let us know and

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