collapse
Advertise on Hunting-Washington Quality Skull Cleaning and European Mounts using Dermisted Beetles

Author Topic: Wanted: taxidermist/ tanner recommendation in SW WA  (Read 452 times)

Offline shadowless_nite

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Longhunter
  • *
  • Join Date: Nov 2008
  • Posts: 563
  • Location: Vancouver
Wanted: taxidermist/ tanner recommendation in SW WA
« on: December 30, 2017, 09:33:31 PM »
Like the title states, looking for recommendations for someone to tan the hide from my daughter's elk this last season. It was her first elk and it means a lot to both of us, just want to take it somewhere that will get it done and back to me. Not lost and mis-cared for. Havent brought anything to a taxidermist in years. Looking to keep it close to the Vancouver/PDX area.

Offline jackelope

  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (+22)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 36684
  • Location: Duvall, WA
  • Groups: WSB RMGA NRA RMEF BHA
Re: Wanted: taxidermist/ tanner recommendation in SW WA
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2017, 06:36:45 AM »
There have been tannery issues in this area for years it seems. Good luck. I donít have a recommendation for you but someone else might. Worst case hit up a couple of the other taxiís on he forum and see if they have a recommendation for you for a tannery.
: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 fishngamereaper

  • Virtual Campfire
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Sourdough
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 1859
  • Location: kitsap
Re: Wanted: taxidermist/ tanner recommendation in SW WA
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2017, 07:19:52 AM »
Most taxi's don't tan, that Im aware of anyway. They ship them, and I think the best tanneries are out of state and are one of the reasons mounts take up to a year... Only one way to find out...ask a taxi.

Offline Jason

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 2795
  • Location: Camas
Re: Wanted: taxidermist/ tanner recommendation in SW WA
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2017, 08:01:46 AM »
I would take it to Artistic Taxidermy in Portland. Just like others have said, almost all the local Taxi's send their hides out to a tannery out of state. Artistic send their hides out in batches.
There's a couple other Taxidermy shops local I just haven't used them. Bullseye Taxidermy in Woodland did all his own tanning but is no longer in business.

Offline bobcat

  • Global Moderator
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Legend
  • *****
  • Join Date: Mar 2007
  • Posts: 34524
  • Location: Rochester
    • robert68
Re: Wanted: taxidermist/ tanner recommendation in SW WA
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2017, 08:03:38 AM »

Offline HntnFsh

  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Jul 2007
  • Posts: 2972
  • Location: Toledo
Re: Wanted: taxidermist/ tanner recommendation in SW WA
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2017, 09:33:05 AM »
See if  Joel will do it. Black river taxi. He's a member here and does excellent work!

Offline Jason

  • Off-Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *
  • Join Date: Jun 2008
  • Posts: 2795
  • Location: Camas
Re: Wanted: taxidermist/ tanner recommendation in SW WA
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2017, 10:08:15 AM »
I forgot about Bear Mountain Taxidermy in Woodland.

https://www.bearmttaxidermy.com/uploads/1/3/5/2/13523230/1477183142.png


 

* Recent Topics

Desert Cerakote 6.5 Grendel by b23
[Today at 12:26:41 PM]


A few thoughts on mountain goat permits by PlateauNDN
[Today at 12:03:26 PM]


Glock G29 For Sale by jackelope
[Today at 11:56:52 AM]


When should you consider ďall hope is lost?Ē by kentrek
[Today at 11:48:12 AM]


Morels by wt
[Today at 11:38:49 AM]


Can you remember your First Fish? by runamuk
[Today at 11:37:22 AM]


Turkey season 2018 by chuckster
[Today at 11:28:42 AM]


Harvest stats by The scout
[Today at 11:24:26 AM]


2016 buck back from the taxi by Watimberghost
[Today at 10:47:11 AM]


exposed to elements by j_h_nimrod
[Today at 10:36:52 AM]


Local lake by rasbo
[Today at 10:36:26 AM]


No Archery Deer in Nooksack unit (418) by Whitpirate
[Today at 09:50:02 AM]


Let's See Those Turkey Guns by Harleysboss
[Today at 09:15:00 AM]


Turkey video #1 by Wacenturion
[Today at 08:45:53 AM]


WTS ammo: .223 Rem., .40 S&W, 9mm Luger by Igor
[Today at 08:42:09 AM]


ladder test results, advice needed by Magnum_Willys
[Today at 08:41:55 AM]


20Ē ARP 5.56x42 Barrel & Accessories. by Biggerhammer
[Today at 08:38:04 AM]


Bow quote by Peewee
[Today at 08:33:21 AM]


AR9 build done by pianoman9701
[Today at 08:19:36 AM]


How early is too early? by bobcat
[Today at 08:04:10 AM]