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Mounts
Kihlmire described some variations on the shoulder mount and half mount, like a “full sneak” or a “semi-sneak” and reminded hunters to consider the...

After Skinning

Cool the hide. Use a game bag, or put it directly in a cooler on top of the ice, not in the water. Freeze it, if possible, Kihlmire said. “Ideally,...

Don’t cut the cape too short

Don’t cut the cape too short
Give the taxidermist hide to work with – at least six inches behind the front legs for a shoulder mount. Some taxidermists even say mid-body for th...