Santiam Flycasters

From Decoys to Masterful Fish Replicas
with Dave Smith

Thursday, March 14, 7 p.m.

Dave Smith holds a large carp replica

Dave Smith crafts more than just hunting decoys, he meticulously sculpts lifelike fish replicas, each a testament to his enduring passion and craftsmanship.

While Dave’s days are consumed by his decoy business, his heart lies with the fish. In the quiet moments of his free time, Dave can be found on the riverbanks, skillfully swinging flies, and reveling in the dance between angler and fish.

Dave will display some of his replicas and a slideshow of his work.

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