Award-winning carver to donate black duck decoy for Waterfowl Show gala door prize

Gordon Martin will donate this black duck decoy as the Preview Night door prize for the 42nd Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show.

Pintails, sandpipers, swans, geese and herons are just a few of the wildfowl species that will be displayed in paintings, carvings and photography at the Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show (RRWS) March 18-19 at the White Stone Firehouse, 579 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone.

This show features prominent wildfowl artists from six states, reported coordinator Pat Bruce.

Tickets for the Preview Night Gala on March 17 are $70 and must be reserved by March 10 at or email

Each year there is a special door prize for the Preview guests. This year Gordon Martin of Lanexa will donate a black duck decoy as the door prize. This is Martin’s first year as an exhibitor at RRWS, continued Bruce.

Martin was born and raised in Williamsburg and graduated from James Blair High School. He is a proud military veteran, serving in Vietnam as a senior crew chief and door gunner on a UH-1H helicopter. Fortunately, he made it back safely and is a proud American.

Martin lives in New Kent County with his wife, Glenna. He is the owner of Lanexa Decoys and has been actively involved….

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