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Offline St.Clair5x5

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Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« on: January 24, 2017, 12:22:09 PM »
Not sure if these are worth mounting or to wait till I get better looking birds. Seeings how I don't shoot these all the time :dunno:
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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2017, 12:44:32 PM »
They look to be in great shape I would mount them
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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2017, 12:45:00 PM »
I guarantee your local taxi and done more with less  :tup:


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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2017, 09:19:01 PM »
Really nice looking ducks. From the picture they look to be nice mature birds with very little damage. I would take them to a bird taxidermist.

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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2017, 09:34:50 PM »
Late season, full plumage w/little damage. Gonna be hard to find better. Your call on mounting as money usually decides that.
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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2017, 10:19:04 PM »
Mountable specimen for sure, hard to beat with that quality plumage, get them to the taxi and write that check with a smile on your face!

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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2017, 10:23:18 PM »
Worst case is you take them in and get their opinion. They will see stuff that you are not even looking for. If you are dead set, then go, if waiting for primo quality bird, they might say yay or nay, get back at it. Great looking birds. What does the under side of the red head look like?
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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2017, 11:28:29 PM »
Worst case is you take them in and get their opinion. They will see stuff that you are not even looking for. If you are dead set, then go, if waiting for primo quality bird, they might say yay or nay, get back at it. Great looking birds. What does the under side of the red head look like?
i always get frowned at when I ask redheads that. Those are some gorgeous looking birds man! Congrats!
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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2017, 12:11:18 AM »
Worst case is you take them in and get their opinion. They will see stuff that you are not even looking for. If you are dead set, then go, if waiting for primo quality bird, they might say yay or nay, get back at it. Great looking birds. What does the under side of the red head look like?
i always get frowned at when I ask redheads that. Those are some gorgeous looking birds man! Congrats!


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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #9 on: January 25, 2017, 12:50:05 AM »
I'm in a good mood lol
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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2017, 02:45:44 AM »
Don't want to be the naysayer here but that Barrows is a young drake and in all honesty unless you never see them I'd hold off for a much more mature bull. Now the red head in, my opinion, is a mountable bird. But all redheads in my opinion are mountable.
 

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Re: Bucket list birds. Are they in good enough to get mounted.
« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2017, 09:20:21 AM »
Thanks guys!  :tup: I will be taking the redhead in for sure. Gonna wait on the Barrows. We harvested one prolly double his size recently and have been seeing more.
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