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hunterjames

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i was just looking for some good sugestions on a good taxidernist around. the alexandria area to mount a wood duck i shot this weekend. thanks in advance.

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Check out Great Bear Taxidermy. Their address is Long Prairie but they are located near the Head of the Lakes Resort area on the east end of Lake Osakis.

If you search for taxidermy near Osakis or Long Prairie you should be able to find them. I have seen Mike's work personally and from what little I know about it, it sure looks like he does a nice job.

Bob

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I highly recommend Craigs Taxidermy in Alexandria, top notch work. He's located near the ST. Marys Catholic church in Alex.

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can he re-do a mount??

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He has done some work for me and I can speak very highly of Craig's work, and I have observed some fantastic remount jobs that he has done.

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Craig did a lot of work for me over the years. I liked most of it very well. But, two years ago he "lost" a canvasback I took to him. Never shot one that pretty before or since. Not sure what really happened but I won't go back to him.

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Great Bear does great work. Mike is quality all the way around. Buddy of mine got a musky mounted and had a glass coffee table made. Looks phenomenal.

Another great choice is Barry Milke. He is on the west side of Lake Osakis and does very nice work as well.

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Johnson's Taxidermy out here in Wheaton has done all 18 of my birds and is just about the most reasonably priced guy you will find. He does awesome work, and it lasts also what ever you want your mount to be doing he can and will do for you.

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How far is Wheaton from Benson?? Also can you put up a couple of pics to see of their work?

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It's about 60 miles. I'll try to get some pictures up by the end of the day today. I'll have to appologize for my Canvasback mount the weeds set in with the scene base got chewed off by my cat here this last winter. Other than that everything looks just the way it did when I picked them up.

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Thats funny , cuz my walleye mount had the weeds chewed off by my Chessie pup!! Thats why I want it re-done and to add a bit of color to it again grin.gif

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Well here they are

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Here's my can before the cat attack

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