NFDA MEMBER & CARVER
Ron Hamm is best known for his reputation as a 3rd generation carver.
His Grandfather began carving as early as 1889. Ron's father followed in the
footsteps and started carving in 1937, and in 1972, Ron carried on
the legacy of the family by continuing to carve spearing decoys.
To date, Ron has carved over 400 various decoys.
Ron was born in
the northern Minnesota town of Hibbing, raised in Detroit Lakes.
Since 1974, has made his home, with his wife, in Frazee, MN.
The picture above displays examples
from the three generations of carving.
Ron is an
active member of the NFDA.
He has previously been featured on the NFDA website under "the
filming" which shows highlights from Unparalleled Productions visit to
the northern area of Minnesota. During their visit they spent time gathering
information on Ron and other members of the NFDA for a documentary to be
released at a later date.
his largest northern, a 29 pounder, on Long Lost Lake near
Bad Medicine, MN. This lake is known for the testing of Heddon Lures.
If you would
like to contact Ron you can reach him at