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Check out the new "Members" web site page!  Quick links to some of our members web sites.

CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO VIEW PHOTOS OF ALL THE ENTRIES

2011 WORLD FISH CARVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

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EXCITING NEW REFERENCE WEB SITES.  Check out the links below for 3 exciting new web sites.  Please remember in some cases the photos you will be viewing are for sale.  Large glossy photos are one of the best reference aids you can have.  ENJOY!
This page is dedicated to News and announcements related to NFCG activities, and other items of current interest.  Check back often for the latest news!
Recent reports, photo essays and other information
 
2010 COLUMBIA FLYWAY SHOW
3 pages of photos - click on the photo below to view
 
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 FISH CARVING PUBLICATIONS
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The Artistry of Presentation
Carving Baja California
Reef Habitat
Coldwater Fish Carving Patterns
by Bob Berry
by Bob Berry
by Dan Patterson
Bob addresses the artistic and creative elements of fish carving composition. He examines 16 carvings and explains the ideas behind them and offers tips on good (and bad) composition choices.
Bob's newest publication is a reef fish carvers' dream. Chuck full of great tips and techniques which will help you create that perfect habitat for your reef fish carving.
21 completely new and detailed Cold Water Fish Patterns with duplicate tear-out patterns for each.
For more info, or to purchase any of Bob Berry's publications, click the link below

20 completely new and detailed Warm Water Fish patterns with duplicate tear-out patterns for each.

by Dan Patterson

 
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For complete information on the patterns contained in these books , pricing and how to order, and to view Dan's website click on the the link below

Warm Water Fish Carving Patterns

The National Fish Carvers Guild is now FREE to the General Public.  No more registration fee and no further yearly dues!

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Watch this space for news regarding new fish carving publications as they become available.

To contact us, please use the following email link

All information which was previously designated as "Members Only" including Journals and Reference Photos, etc. is now FREE to all.  Links have new been placed on the HOME page which will lead directly to all the former Members Only information. For more detailed information regarding this change, please click on the following link.

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Mike Buelna

BEST OF SHOW !! 

Major congratulations to longtime NFCG member

And, as you can see in the photo above, his Bluegill carving did VERY well too.  Keep up the great work Mike!



for cleaning up at the 2012 California Taxidermy Association Show in Sacramento, CA in early March, 2012.  You heard it right..... BEST OF SHOW in a Taxidermy Competition!! Way to go Mike!

   

NEW JOURNAL!

MAKING YOUR OWN FISH CARVING PATTERNS

New step-by-step instructions by Dan Patterson
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