Whittier Spear Fishing Decoys
Lidgerwood, North Dakota


A fine example of some of Rick's extra large and large decoys pictured below. 

It's time to get your orders in for the 2016/2017 season !!! 

**** Be sure to request to friend us on facebook under Rick Whittier, Lidgerwood, ND...we periodically run decoy specials on our page !

 Welcome to Whittier Decoys where functional art is at it's finest.
Rick Whittier hand carves and paints nearly 400 species and sub-species of fish decoys.  You will see some of the species he carves here.  These are all swim tested, fully functional pieces of art.  We pride ourselves in selling fine quality, collectible art at affordable prices for the spearer to use!

Rick has been carving fish decoys full time since late fall of 2004.

Call us at 701-538-4064 or email us at
whittierdecoys@hotmail.com to place your order.  GREAT looking, GREAT working, functional art at very reasonable prices ! Large decoys measure approx 8 3/4" to 9 1/4" and are $35.00.  Small decoys measure approx 4 3/4" to 6 1/4" and are $25.00.  Custom sizes and paint schemes available upon request.

Be sure to check back often as we try to add photo's every week of decoys and big pikes speared using Whittier decoys.

Bait and Tackle Shops carrying Whittier Decoys

The following shops are carrying our decoys for the 2016/2017 spearing season, these shops have our decoys in stock, no waiting and no shipping.
  • Dakota Tackle
  • 2001 East Bismark Expressway
  • Bismarck, ND 58504
  • 701-222-3092
  • Stop by and see Wade and his crew, they have a HUGE selection of decoys for the season !
  • River Rat Bait
    38480 US HWY 2
    Cohasset, MN 55721
    Stop in and see Ken & Nancy for a great selection of decoys for the season !

Prince Bait & Marine
19196 US HWY 169
Milaca MN 56353

Glen's Army Navy
701 NW 4TH ST
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Post's Hardware Hank
307 Main Ave S
Hankinson, ND
Jill and Jeremy carry our spearing decoys, spears, waxies, minnows, smelt and very thing else you need for winter fishing.

NATION WIDE T.V. AIRINGS COMING UP:  Cliff Naylor of KFYR-TV in Bismarck,ND was out to the shop and did a wonderful story for his show, Off The Beaten Path which aired on numerous programs on March 7th, here is the link to that airing  
 http://www.kfyrtv.com/home/headlines/Angling-Artists-Work-Keeps-Spear-Fishing-In-Season-All-Year-Long-371208261.html#.VuwwRTR5ryw.email , now Cliff called and said Ag Day is picking up the story and will be airing nationwide, Monday, March 21st on local t.v., so be sure to watch your local station that day.  Also, the show made by Bill Sherck called Made For The Outdoors will be airing nationwide on the Sportsman's channel on April 15 th or you can watch it by going to youtube and type in Made for the Outdoors 13, then click on the show.

Aired on t.v., Sunday, January 25th, 2015 on KARE 11 TV on Minnesota Bound.  You can watch it on the web at http://www.mnbound.com , click on watch episode, and go to episode 726 .

BIG NEWS !!!!  We are so honored to be having Bill Sherck of Due North Outdoors coming to film Whittier Decoys !  Bill is an Emmy award winning outdoor reporter and show host, who focuses on outdoor television.  He has earned just about every award in the business for his unique style of storytelling and is well known as "The Man About The Woods".  Bill will be here in North Dakota filming in January for 3 days and producing 2 television shows about Whittier Decoys.  He will be filming in the shop to show how Rick hand carves his decoys, and paints them.  Bill will also be going out on the ice spearing with us and using a lot of underwater camera's to film the action of our decoys as well as, hopefully the spearing of some Northern's.  We will keep you posted when the shows will be airing after they are produced along with photo's of the filming process.

**** Come see us at these decoy shows, we will have an awesome selection of decoys:

  13th Annual Rudy Zwieg Decoy and Sporting Collectible Show, presented by the Mid-State Chapter of the MDAA, Saturday, March 18, 2017 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Runestone Community Center, Douglas County Fairgrounds, 802 3rd Ave West, Alexandria, MN.

20th Anniversary, The Gathering, Perham, MN, April 22 & 23, 2017.  Sat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sund 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Perham Community Center.
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