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Tilapia Oct. 10th, 2005 @ 11:42 am
One of the strangest mounts in my collection, and with an even STRANGER background on how they got to this point! These two tilapia were from the frozen seafood section of Wal*Mart. I was shopping one day and came across them and figured they might make for an interesting display. After sorting through tons of reference trying to find a decent picture of a tilapia, I finally arrived at the spawning male color scheme to use as a paint schedule, and here it is..Read more...Collapse )

Two Largemouth Bass Oct. 10th, 2005 @ 11:38 am
Earlier in the year, at a pay lake, I caught two 12 inch LM Bass. I finally got around to mounting them and here are the results...Read more...Collapse )

Arctic Grayling (Reproduction) Jul. 26th, 2005 @ 05:26 pm
Having many skin mounts under my belt, I decided I'd have a go at a repro fish...Read more...Collapse )
Current Mood: accomplished

Rainbow Trout Jul. 26th, 2005 @ 05:22 pm
This rainbow trout was in the freezer for close to eight years! Read more...Collapse )
Current Mood: accomplished

Walleye Jul. 26th, 2005 @ 05:19 pm
This small walleye was my first ever for this species... Check out those creepy eyes that give the fish its name! Read more...Collapse )
Current Mood: accomplished
Other entries
» Largemouth Bass
The finished result of the Largemouth Bass from this entry....Read more...Collapse )
» Lake Erie Steelhead #2
Another steelie from the big pond up north...Read more...Collapse )
» Lake Erie Steelhead Trout #1
The final result of one of the Lake Erie Steelheads mounted earlier this year...Read more...Collapse )
» Rainbow Trout Pedestal
Tonight I put the finishing touches on a pedestal style Rainbow Trout mount. The fish was a first try at pedestal mounting and I think it came out fairly well...Read more...Collapse )
» Taxidermy Exam: Part 3
Well, its that time of year again. The time of year for the Taxidermy Permit re-exam! I had my two bird specimens re-examined on April 12, and now I have the results back....Read more...Collapse )
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