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Does anybody know of a resonably priced taxidermist, in the Albany area.

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What do you want mounted and what do you consider resonably priced?

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I have a 16 in crappie, and one of my friends had a 28 in walleye done for $130, so I was hopeing for under 100.

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boy that seems cheap to me. most of the time it seems to run 10-14 bucks an inch. Unless he is your cousin or a good college buddy.

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Your going to have a tuff time trying to find somebody to do it for under $100. If you do find somebody I would definetly take a really good look at their work. The more you spend the better off you are(most of the time). I would say the average price for a 16in. crappie around St.Cloud would be about $150-175. I charge about $200 unless somebody brought in a few, then the price would be lower. You would be best off wrapping the slab in a wet towel (protecting the fins)and a plastic bag, freeze it and save up some extra money to have it mounted right. It will last a good year in the freezer. A 16in. crappie is a trophy and you'd be much better off spending a little extra money.

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Say Chad, where are the fish biting, you been on Briggs at all or any of the local lakes by you?

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I'm having a 29.5" walleye done and it is going to cost me a little over $300 but i seen the guys work and am very impressed. there are cheaper places to go but remember you get what you pay for...

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I've always had the best luck in the water!!!!!!!

Clearwater has always been good, lately I've beeen going to mille lacs with varied success. I don't fish briggs in the winter but I was fishing julia during early ice before the crowds and did pretty good. Right now I'm trying to get things done so I can head up to red lake tomarrow (I hope). Then I'll be heading to LOW in late march for the end of my ice fishing season unless the ice holds.

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