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Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« on: October 14, 2019, 02:33:48 PM »
A buddy of mine's son shot a nice whitetail on the opener.  His name is Colin and a student at Boise State and his Dad lives in Vancouver.    Colin would like to get the buck mounted but is somewhat on a limited budget.  They were wondering if anyone could recommend a taxidermist down in the area for a reasonable price.  I'd rather not turn this into a thread about "getting what you pay for in taxidermy."  I get all of that, and it is very true in a lot of cases.  This is a buck that he's kind of on the fence about mounting so I told him I would come on here and ask the question.   Thanks...   
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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2019, 02:34:13 PM »
Sorry about the sideways pics....
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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2019, 03:01:04 PM »
I use Jennings taxidermy in Rainer, OR.  Affordable, fast and good quality.

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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2019, 04:26:25 PM »
Good to know Spud.  Thanks.  I'll forward on the info.
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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2019, 11:19:12 AM »
Have you suggested a European mount? Basically free to do yourself and looks better then a stuffed animal.

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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2019, 11:26:39 AM »
Little farther north, but Black River Taxidermy in Rochester does incredible work.

Joel is really good at listening to your ideas and working with them/taking them to the next level.  He did the Euro in my avatar after I said I wanted the state and arrow included in it.
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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2019, 11:29:06 AM »
This guy has good pricing, and some discounts available. He has my elk right now, in Vancouver. Great guy too. Probably can work on payments.
https://danstotaltaxidermy.com

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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2019, 04:08:02 PM »
Thanks for the additional responses.  I passed these along as well.   The help was appreciated...
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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2019, 03:55:52 PM »
Have you checked out Vancouver Taxidermy? The owner there is a master. I just sent him my elk hide. Unlike most of the other taxidermist he can do the entire process.


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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2019, 05:06:56 PM »
That's a great looking buck and would make a great euro mount, but I prefer shoulder mounts most of the time. Jim August Taxidermy in the Portland area did a great job on some African animals for me, not sure if he's got a website or just Facebook.
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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #10 on: October 16, 2019, 07:13:16 PM »
Good to know Spud.  Thanks.  I'll forward on the info.

I actually was just told that Randy passed away on Oct 11, unfortunately.

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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2019, 08:10:12 PM »
Good to know Spud.  Thanks.  I'll forward on the info.

I actually was just told that Randy passed away on Oct 11, unfortunately.

Wow, that sucks. Hadnt heard that!

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Re: Taxidermist in Portland/Vancouver area
« Reply #12 on: October 16, 2019, 08:15:39 PM »
Cory Wright is in Troutdale area.

 


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