Charles Jobes Decoys! We are glad you have come for a visit.
Jobes has been carving since he was seven years old, trained in the art
of decoy making by his father, Captain Harry Jobes, he has become on of
Havre de Grace's most respected artists and has been carving for over
thirty years. Charles is also the Godson of R. Madison Mitchell.
Charles is an avid Chesapeake Bay Waterman involved in Crabbing
and an avid Waterfowl hunter.
Charles Jobes' decoy shop is located behind his family home on
Otsego Street in Havre de Grace, Maryland. Charles makes traditional
hand carved Chesapeake Bay style Decoys as is the tradition in this area
and handed down from the great masters of the profession. Decoys are
available in several collectible styles as well as Gunning Decoys to be
used in a good spread of working decoys.
Special orders are also accepted for special occasions. Feel free
to inquire if you have a special item you would like made for your event
or to add to your particular collection.
We will be at the
Ducks Unlimited National Convention
this year Indianapolis, IN. May 30 - June 5!
Ducks Unlimited TV
show fall 2011
Featuring the Jobes Family
The Jobes Family were featured on DU TV for a show -Chesapeake Bay Hunt - October of 2011 filmed from
when the DU crew hunted with the Jobes family.
"Huntley joins DU supporter Capt. Charles
Jobes and his family for a traditional body booting hunt for
ducks and Canada geese on the historic and icy Susquehanna
There are still some of
the Geese from the television show available. Goose,
Medallion, DVD and a Jobes Tradition Print