The Cabela’s, annual Outdoor Adventure Day event was hosted in partnership with the Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation on Saturday, July 9, at 60 stores nationwide. The event offered interactive activities and fun for all ages. Families were encouraged to participate and learn about outdoor activities and recreation through informative seminars and hands-on activities provided by special group of outdoor professionals and partnering sporting organizations.
In Short Pump, VA, at Cabela’s, children and family members enjoyed a hot summer day indoors painting decoys. The decoy making activity was hosted by members of the Virginia Waterfowlers’ Association and the Rappahannock Carvers’ Guild.
Participants enjoyed the opportunity painting a variety of hand crafted duck decoys of many species. For many, the opportunity was their first time making a decoy. The event was free of charge and participants whom partake in the decoy painting activity took home free decoys. In a three hour period, thirty decoys were completed by the participants.
A variety of the decoys were made from components from Fowl Foolers decoys. In Virginia, decoy making has become popular year around activity at outdoor sportsmen events and 4H educational events. If you are interested in putting together a program or event making decoys, Fowl Foolers offers all the components needed to have a successful decoy making activity.