Want to learn more about vintage waterfowl decoys?  Want to be a part of a group that shares your passion for vintage waterfowl decoys? Would you like to have access to a wealth of decoy knowledge?  If so, please consider joining the CDCA today! Just click on the "Join Now" button at the bottom.




An educational environment for new and old decoy collecting enthusiasts

  • Newsletters with decoy related materials

    1. Historical info on decoy carvers and decoy photos for reference at meetings

    2. Mentorship for new decoy collectors

    3. Free decoy evaluations & appraisals

Professional meetings for decoy collectors and carvers

  • Buy-sell-swap functions

  • Carver presentations by members

  • Waterfowl heritage tours

  • Carving demonstrations

  • Association/member decoy exhibits


Unique opportunities for decoy commerce among members

  • Educational information at meetings

  • Decoy exchanges

  • Press opportunities for carvers and decoys

Relationships with other decoy related entities including: 

  • Carving guilds

  • Museums with waterfowl heritage components

  • Waterfowl festival organizations

  • Other decoy collector associations

  • Decoy auction companies

  • Decoy related magazines


Assistance to new collectors and members

  • Provide membership applications at meetings and functions

  • Send welcome package to all new members

  • Assign mentor if requested




$20 annually