Decoy carvers gather to show off colorful wares
Like the economy, the market for collectible decoys has been soft.
"I'm certainly not doing this for profit," said collector and seller Albin Katzner. "It's the poorest paying job I ever had."
At last weekend's 12th annual Decoy Carver Show & Raffle in Park Rapids, duck decoys are almost becoming a thing of the past as collectors and carvers focus on fishing decoys. There were few feathers in the sea of fins on the carvers' tables.
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