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Speckled decoys such as this one are works of art. Many anglers never put them in the water. They command a high price. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Decoy Carvers display wares

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A Spear n' Chair captured the imagination at Saturday's Minnesota Darkhouse & Angling Association's 30th annual Decoy Carvers Show.


The portable aluminum chair fashioned by Myron Isaacson was a desperate act by a man with a backache. It is trademarked as My Dream Chair.

Isaacson was having trouble dipping a line, or holding a spear, over an ice hole for hours.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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