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Hey guys..one of the kids in my neighborhood caught a nice northern that is going to go on the wall. His folks asked me about good taxidermists in the area, I know of some really good bird/deer one's, but not so much fish. Any one have any recommendations? It won't be a replica mount.

Also, do you know what they typically will charge per inch for fish?

Thanks!!

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Sidecar panfish guy is doing taxidermy now. I think his name is Troy Pike and I think he lives in Byron. Just a thought...

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I have seen some of Troy's work and it is excellent! I would recomend him.

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I just got a pheasant back from a guy named Bill Archer over by Mantorville. It was my son's first pheasant. He does lots of deer and was doing a bobcat when I was there. I'm not sure how many fish he does. He would be in the Kasson-Mantorville phone book. I thought his price was right in the ball park of the rest of the guys. Also worth a visit to his place as he raises trophy bucks for hunting and breeding.

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I would trongly recommend Tom's Taxidermy in Clarksgrove. Yes a bit of a drive, but well worth it. Champion taxidermist and competition Judge.

Nothing, but top notch.

Jim W

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i got my 145 inch buck back from larrys taxidermy and i know he dose great work. he dose fish, birds , and any other big game. hes got a web site and hes got pics of his work on there. not sure the cost. hes in stewartville.

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Yes I specialize in fish and I am in Byron Dan. I went to the #1 school in the nation for fish taxidermy. A big thanks to you and crazyice for recomending me. I should have gotten back to the site sooner but its been busy.

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