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Best Bear Rugs?
« on: May 01, 2017, 08:01:01 AM »
Looking for a taxidermist who does quality bear rugs. Recommendations?

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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2017, 08:04:00 AM »
Just picked up a soft tan/ wall hanger from Nature's Way. They're not cheap but they do stellar work and I'm thrilled with it.

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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2017, 08:21:19 AM »
Someone here needs to say it...


Stay away from Michelle Nelson Taxidermy.   Do a little research on this site and you'll understand why.

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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2017, 08:23:56 AM »
Zach at rainier taxidermy is good, picking up my rug in a couple weeks!
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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2017, 08:26:56 AM »
I use Tru to life (Jeff reeves) out of east Wenatchee.  He sources the rug part but does everything else.  Rug turned out amazing.....about a 12 to 15 month turn time. 
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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2017, 08:45:47 AM »
All I need is the rug part done. The bear will be tanned already.

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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2017, 04:56:46 PM »
Garth at Fidalgo Taxidermy, Anacortes. Haven't seen many hold a candle to his.

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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2017, 12:38:14 PM »
Dumont taxidermy studio.
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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2017, 01:16:22 PM »
Dave Jones, Tumwater. did mine it is a beauty
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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2017, 02:24:11 PM »
How about..... umm.... what's her name again??? :chuckle:

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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2017, 02:54:52 PM »
Dumont taxidermy studio.

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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #12 on: July 11, 2017, 12:55:46 PM »
Rod's taxidermy out of Arlington

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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #13 on: July 11, 2017, 12:59:16 PM »
Garth at Fidalgo Taxidermy, Anacortes. Haven't seen many hold a candle to his.
:yeah: and his wife too...
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Re: Best Bear Rugs?
« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2017, 10:06:05 AM »
I have used Wildlife Creations in Coeur d' alene for bears and lots of other stuff out of state for you  but I think it would be worth if for you-reasonable prices-pretty fast and best of all great work 

 

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