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!


Rob Capriola

Canvasbacks

Two early drake canvasbacks by the collectable California maker, Rob Capriola (Arcata, CA). Stylish early examples signed and dated 9/82. Hollow rasp carved bodies and chip carved heads. One is in the sleeping posture and one is forward reaching with turned head.

Price: $495


Rob Capriola

Redhead Pair

Early redhead pair by noted California carver, Rob Capriola (Arcata, CA). Signed and dated 9-10-82. Hollow rasp carved bodies and chip carved heads.

Price: $475


Bill Pinches

Blue Bill Drake

Solid cork, sleeping bluebill drake by the Humboldt Bay carving legend, Bill Pinches (Arcata, CA). ca. 1980s and signed. This is for one pictured in the back. The front decoy is sold.

Price: $275 


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