Wendy Hamilton Antiques

 Early Primitive Folk Art Wood Fish Decoys For Ice Fishing - Ontario


hammiWendy Hamilton Antiques is located in Collingwood, Ontario

Early primitive folk art wood fish decoys for ice fishing - Ontario

Ice or spear fishing decoys were used in the winter as lures. They were  dropped through the hole in the ice on a string into the lake below to lure the fish to the spot where they would then be speared. There is a lead weight in the underside to help keep him under the water. No obvious signature present. Maker unknown.. .

Condition: As found. Wear as expected from age and use. See photos.

Approximate Dimensions: Length 5"  and 6"..