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Fish Decoys

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Produced by Mark Greenig, Tapio Kube, Bob Damach
Cinematographer: Travis Jensen, Trina Spaeth, Gretchen Jenson, Tapio Kube
Editing: Tapio Kube
Copyright: copyright@2000, Prairie Public Broadcasting
27 minutes, Color
Original format: Betacam Digital (Digi Beta), 2000
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Join host Mark Greenig as he journeys through the lake country of Minnesota to meet with some of the best fish decoy carvers in the world. Meet John Jenson, Duey Johnston, Jay McEvers, Otis Lael, Bob Johnson, Lawrence Bethel, and others as they share their stories and a few secrets to their success. Learn the history of fish decoys, how they work, and how they're made. Discover why fish decoys have evolved from being tools for survival to highly sought after works of art.