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KidWalleye

taxidermy help

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Does FM have a taxidermist as a sponsor? I finally got a trophy Walleye and I need to get it done. Thanks, KId

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I'm a taxidermist in So Dak (and don't do fish by the way) but would suggest calling around your area and stopping in and checking the work of the the 3 most expensive places. If they work out of their basement move on. You generally get what you pay for. State and national award winners should be sought out. Good luck.

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Hello,I disagree that if you work out of your house it is somehow substandard work.I had a 10 lb walleye done years ago and it is holding up great.This guy works out of his house in Blaine,Mn. (not a sponser here)He does some of the best work i've ever seen.Hope this helps c63

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I also disagree about the working out of your house part. My dad does some taxidermy on the side and there are many expensive businesses that can't hold a candle to his whitetails and walleyes. Plus he doesn't charge an arm and a leg to do it. I would just recommend looking at the taxidermist's previous work to see what kind of a product he has and go from there.

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my gf's old taxidermy instructor is out of virginia, mn and he does awsome work and nice sceneries. email me for his website at sledn4ever@hotmail.com (not a sponser) my gf was actually in on mounting that state record bear that was hit up here.

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Hey, Kid. That ain't no trophy walleye grin.gif

I'll talk to my neighbor to see if he has some contacts.

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tgff you're lucky you know how to work a net or you would have been swimming with my walleye. Haha

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There are plenty of good taxidermists in your area.I use to do some taxidermy for approx 10 years.Shoot me a e-mail and I can supply you with the names of a few very good ones.I knoew one that has won about every competition there is in the taxidermy world.It takes him about 6-7 months but no one is better.

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