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Who's The Best Crappie Taxidermist In Mn?

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BIGFISH.JZ

I'm in the market for a new fish taxidermist... Any recomendations? 0324192132.thumb.jpg.97046cf79f5903d87835f18df1a0b84e.jpg

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leech~~

I have 6 fish done by him on my wall. 1-15 1/4 Crappie. 

 

Mike's Taxidermy

Taxidermist in Andover, Minnesota

Address: 16721 Valley Dr NW, Andover, MN 55304

Phone: (763) 422-2007

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Thanks, I sent him an email, asking for some info. From what I saw of his work, he seems to specialize in birds and mammals. I don't know if I saw any finished fish photos. I'm a pretty picky taxidermy customer and really liked the work done by Bryce at Game Over. He actually did the preserving of a majority of the states panfish for lots of other taxidermists, using his freeze dry method. So I would really like to find somebody else that has a freeze dry system. Could you please send me a pic of your finished crappie? Thanks again.

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eyeguy 54

fins and feathers  sauk rapids  adam zwick.  dont know if he freeze dries

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7 hours ago, BIGFISH.JZ said:

Thanks, I sent him an email, asking for some info. From what I saw of his work, he seems to specialize in birds and mammals. I don't know if I saw any finished fish photos. I'm a pretty picky taxidermy customer and really liked the work done by Bryce at Game Over. He actually did the preserving of a majority of the states panfish for lots of other taxidermists, using his freeze dry method. So I would really like to find somebody else that has a freeze dry system. Could you please send me a pic of your finished crappie? Thanks again.

 

Mike has been in the business for more then 30 years and also use to teach it up at Pine City Voc Tech.  He does it all.  The crappie and a few others he did for me. Lighting not the best.

Tell him Steve A, from Brooklyn Center sent you. May be he will give you a $1 off! 😄

 

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aakanksha5

Great Ones.

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Barbelboy

bigfish,

reach out to this guy. he does replicas...but VERY high quality.

Tim @

[email protected]

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, Barbelboy said:

bigfish,

reach out to this guy. he does replicas...but VERY high quality.

Tim @

[email protected]

 

 

 

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That might be the best one I’ve seen yet!

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ozzie

Agree with you Wanderer!!  The coloring on that looks as natural as they do coming out of the water!!! WOW

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snagfinder

Hard to judge color on a crappie. Every lake and time of year seems to be a little different. Some are really black some are really white sometimes have a greenish hue. I do agree though that one looks really nice.

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Wanderer

True @snagfinder but I’m as drawn the eye, head and mouth detail as much as the color.  I think good anatomy is one of the most impressive parts of good taxidermy.

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snagfinder

I agree 100%  I was just commenting on the post above me.

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leech~~
2 hours ago, Clavilux said:

I am not so familiar with looking forward to see the opinions of others.

 

 

Odd, because on another thread subject you said this? 😏

 

What Kind Of Bird Is This???

Clavilux replied to Dan85's topic in MN Pheasant Hunting-Grouse-Dove-Partridge

Tough to figure out what exactly it is. Looking forward to see the opinions of others.

 

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