collapse
Cedar River Taxidermy, That Final Compliment Quality Skull Cleaning and European Mounts using Dermisted Beetles

Author Topic: Mountain goat mounts?  (Read 792 times)

Offline jackelope

  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+22)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 36677
  • Location: Duvall, WA
  • Groups: WSB RMGA NRA RMEF BHA
Mountain goat mounts?
« on: December 05, 2017, 04:36:37 PM »
Anyone have pics of their goat mounts they want to share?

Feel free to share your full body mounts if you want because they're cool as heck, but I'm not doing one of those. I'm going to have Cedar River Taxidermy do a wall pedestal. Slight left turn with I think a small amount of rocks for habitat. Just looking for other ideas to make sure I'm covering my bases.
:fire.:

" In today's instant gratification society, more and more pressure revolves around success and the measurement of one's prowess as a hunter by inches on a score chart or field photos produced on social media. Don't fall into the trap. Hunting is-and always will be- about the hunt, the adventure, the views, and time spent with close friends and family. " Ryan Hatfield

My posts, opinions and statements do not represent those of this forum

Offline Boss .300 winmag

  • Best Biggie Blogger
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+5)
  • Old Salt
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2010
  • Posts: 9668
  • Location: Skagit Valley
  • DAN-O CAN'T TAKE BIGGIE PICS
Re: Mountain goat mounts?
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2017, 04:42:57 PM »
I googled them, lots of them there, I really like this one.
"Just because I like granola, and I have stretched my arms around a few trees, doesn't mean I'm a tree hugger!
Hi I'm 8156, our leader is Bearpaw.
YOU CANNOT REASON WITH A TIGER WHEN YOUR HEAD IS IN ITS MOUTH! Winston Churchill

Keep Calm And Duc On!

Offline jackelope

  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+22)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 36677
  • Location: Duvall, WA
  • Groups: WSB RMGA NRA RMEF BHA
Re: Mountain goat mounts?
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2017, 04:59:26 PM »
I googled them, lots of them there, I really like this one.

There are dozens and dozens of full body mounts, but I don't have the room or the wallet for one of them, so I'm doing a wall pedestal.

Specifically wondering about wall pedestals with some rock habitat. Not sure if I want Rick to add some rock or not to my mount. There are not a lot of them online.
:fire.:

" In today's instant gratification society, more and more pressure revolves around success and the measurement of one's prowess as a hunter by inches on a score chart or field photos produced on social media. Don't fall into the trap. Hunting is-and always will be- about the hunt, the adventure, the views, and time spent with close friends and family. " Ryan Hatfield

My posts, opinions and statements do not represent those of this forum

Offline RB

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jun 2011
  • Posts: 1804
  • Location: Arlington, washington
Re: Mountain goat mounts?
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2017, 06:16:41 PM »
Here is mine
IAFF #3728

Offline DOUBLELUNG

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 4786
  • Location: Wenatchee
Re: Mountain goat mounts?
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2017, 09:58:34 AM »
Mine is just a plain old shoulder mount.  I got the back half tanned.
As long as we have the habitat, we can argue forever about who gets to kill what and when.  No habitat = no game.

Offline Katmai Guy

  • IBEW, Local 46
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2014
  • Posts: 627
  • Location: Covington
Re: Mountain goat mounts?
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2017, 10:37:56 AM »
Am a huge fan of rock, brush or wood included in mounts, to me it creates a piece of art not just a head.  I understand it increases cost so always need to weigh the benefits.  Goodluck.
"Keep shootin, when there's lead in the air, there's hope"

Offline CaNINE

  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jul 2015
  • Posts: 530
  • Location: Gig Harbor
  • 2017 Wyoming Black Bear
Re: Mountain goat mounts?
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2017, 11:27:28 AM »
Am a huge fan of rock, brush or wood included in mounts, to me it creates a piece of art not just a head.  I understand it increases cost so always need to weigh the benefits.  Goodluck.

I agree Katmai.  I've been going with habitat mounts for all of my taxidermy.  In general I'm not a fan of head and shoulder mounts on goats but here is a pic of one worth emulating. 
The lazy do not roast any game, but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.

Proverbs 12:27

Offline Jpmiller

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: May 2016
  • Posts: 1441
  • Location: Wilkeson
Re: Mountain goat mounts?
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2017, 05:46:43 AM »
Mine is just a plain old shoulder mount.  I got the back half tanned.

What did you do with the the back half after it was tanned

Offline Duckhunter14

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Jul 2013
  • Posts: 457
  • Location: Arlington
  • Groups: RMEF, WSF Life Member, RMGA
Re: Mountain goat mounts?
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2017, 09:48:59 AM »
Mine is just a plain old shoulder mount.  I got the back half tanned.

What did you do with the the back half after it was tanned

Hopefully made a couple sweet pair of cold weather underwear!  :chuckle:
"I don't hunt to live, I live to hunt."

"Elk don't know how many feet a horse has!"

My two favorite words? Take em!

 

* Recent Topics

Wanted- Peavey log roller by Cylvertip
[Today at 12:41:15 AM]


When should you consider “all hope is lost?” by bearpaw
[Today at 12:26:55 AM]


2018-2020 Hunting Proposals Out for Comment by bearpaw
[Today at 12:24:27 AM]


A few thoughts on mountain goat permits by bearpaw
[Today at 12:06:08 AM]


Night hunting for Bobcat to be ended in Lynx recovery areas by bearpaw
[Today at 12:04:39 AM]


Looking for good drip oil stove for wall tent by CastleRocker
[Yesterday at 11:17:41 PM]


What's in your elk pack part 2 - Sleep System by Jason
[Yesterday at 11:15:09 PM]


What's in your elk pack part 1 - Kill Kit. by CastleRocker
[Yesterday at 10:55:27 PM]


Machias' 2018 Idaho Bear Season by Machias
[Yesterday at 09:59:43 PM]


No Archery Deer in Nooksack unit (418) by TheSkyBuster
[Yesterday at 09:44:26 PM]


Multi-season points question by emac
[Yesterday at 09:34:22 PM]


Show your bass off 2018! by SeaRun1
[Yesterday at 08:39:11 PM]


exposed to elements by bobcat
[Yesterday at 08:21:28 PM]


Looking for a mentor/hunting partner by Hawkins1375
[Yesterday at 08:10:13 PM]


AR9 build done by Fl0und3rz
[Yesterday at 07:55:00 PM]


New hunting pack by MAVsled
[Yesterday at 07:54:12 PM]


Cleaning safe! Rifles, ammo, more. by finnman
[Yesterday at 07:49:46 PM]


I need your primary wing feathers!!! by Tree Killer
[Yesterday at 07:34:22 PM]


Hunting regs/ draw dates by gee_unit360
[Yesterday at 07:25:13 PM]


6.5 creedmoor reviews?? by mountainman
[Yesterday at 07:03:26 PM]