We're pleased to offer a nice selection of Decoys from the Humboldt Bay region of California on West Coast Decoys.  If you see anything that you'd like additional information on please e-mail me at westcoastdecoys@gmail.com.  Feel free to call me at 1 (800) 942-0309.  Thanks for looking!


Bill Pinches

Bluebill Pair

Oversized, solid cork, bluebill pair by the Humboldt Bay carving legend, Bill Pinches (Arcata, CA). Signed and dated 1982.

Price: $495


Bill Pinches

Canvasback

Oversized, solid cork body canvasback drake by the Humboldt Bay legend, Bill Pinches (Arcata, CA). Nicely carved/stylized head. Bill's artistic ability to capture the essence of the species is evidenced in this example. The bottom is signed "Bill Pinches Decoy Maker".

Price: $300


Unknown Maker

Black Brant #2

This old warhorse has seen some use on the rugged waters of California's North Coast. Solid carved redwood body and balsa head, circa 1940s. Measures 18" in length. Paint is a mix of original and old in-use repaint. 

Price: $65


Unknown Maker

Black Brant #3

Folksy Pacific black brant circa 1950s from Eureka, CA. Solid carved redwood body and what appears to be root for the head/neck. The bill is held on with an old nail through the end. Paint is a mix of original and old in-use repaint. Measures 19" in length.

Price: $95


Unknown Maker

Black Brant #5

Solid carved redwood Pacific black brant from Humboldt Bay, CA circa 1940s. This is the same maker as pictured on page 631 of Wildfowl Decoys of California by Michael Miller. Paint is a mix of priginal and old in-use repaint. The tip of the bill is chipped. Measures 16.5" in length.

Price: $85