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2018 Jamie Hand Summer Class

The Jamie Hand class is FULL!!  However, if you’d like to take this class, please let us know….we may have a SECOND class this summer if enough folks are interested!  This is a FANTASTIC class and does not disappoint!  Shoot us an email or give Jerry a

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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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30th Annual Core Sound Decoy Festival LIVE AUCTION – UPDATED with FINAL AUCTION PRICES!!

The 30th Annual Decoy Festival Live Auction was a great success!  Please see the link below for Final Auction prices!  Thank you to everyone who came out to bid!!  Please click here for the 2017 Festival Auction Catalog! Please click here for Final Auction Prices!

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Commemorative Case Knife and Council Carving Hatchet STILL AVAILABLE

We still have a few of the Case 30th Anniversary Commemorative Knives for $85, as well as the Commemorative Case Knife Commemorative Council Carving Hatchet for $100.  The Board Of Directors has authorized a package price of $165 for the two items. If you are interested in purchasing one or both of

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

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