I myself have not been out, a past time that used to consume every free minute I had in the spring. It was a challenging and fun project and was the last one in the safari I did for Trent. Jason Cyr Bird Taxidermy. If your in the area, stop by and say hi. All Rights Reserved. This week I want to change it up a little and instead of telling what we have done and showing you what has left the shop, I want to talk a little about the behind the scenes stuff that quite a few don't know. I finished up a nine animals safari for a client in Manitoba, it feels good to get that big job behind me, all the hides were great and everything tuned out well, it was a blessing to work on such quality animals and capes. The grizzlies were coming right into the main camp and the guides took to packing their rifles everywhere they went. Tomorrow is a big day...kind of. A huge shout out to all our clients that met with us. Speaking of bears, here is a bear I finished up last week, kind of a neat pose, good luck to all who are out sitting and waiting for that big bruin to come in. The shop has been steady still with animals coming in on a regular basis. This year we have been skinning now for four months and have went through a ton of salt...literally, lol. I got a couple cougars mounted up last week, big jobs out of the way. While I was there I did some hunting and sight seeing. It would be lots of fun to go to Africa one day from the things I have been told about from clients and the outfitters we talk to. Silver Willow Taxidermy is owned and operated by Curtis and Jen Fischer. Well with some luck and good pre-fitting, this buf went together like nothing. Another week or so has went by since the last blog and a few things have been happening. Sports & Recreation. Thanks Clint for choosing us to look after your animals. The lack of snow is definitely not ideal for hunting, but it feels like a bit of a holiday to us. Not much new to report other than just skinning and mounting and delivering. All Rights Reserved. While were talking about deer, here is one that left the shop not long ago. We are lucky to have very patient customers and we will soon be starting on those projects. var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; We took in eleven animals this last week and a couple of them are pretty cool. Anyway, we had the whole family running the booth and Q and L had fun telling everyone what the animals were and where they originated. We can always cut off excess, but we can't add it back on. Usually the end of the hunting draw applications means the start of summer and now combine it with the incredible temps...summer is here. Don't forget to all the Alberta hunters that it is draw time again. I managed to get a nice red stag and a beauty fallow deer along with some smaller game. Sunday morning at 6:30a.m our truck and trailer rolled out of the yard and went to Grande Prairie, Valleyview and we met some clients from Peace River to take them their animals back. The heat did have an effect on the bear movements but in the end the weather did cool down on the last day which proved our theory about the movement and Paul was able to get himself a nice bear. There have been some long days in the shop and I can say we're making headway. See more ideas about animal heads, faux This next few weeks ahead will be devoted to North American game such as some life sized sheep and caribou, it will be different to get back to those type of animals. Is the nose pad the actual color of a deer nose? Right now I am about six week behind where I would like to be and we are making every effort to get them weeks back and we will but it will come slow. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. Here is a dall sheep I finished up for Vanessa Harrop of Outdoor Quest TV. I think we delivered 12 and picked up 14 animals on route which made for a hectic 3 days.  Clients are always interested in seeing the exotics in our show room, but I think wolverines make jaw-dropping mounts. Here's a beautiful mulie from early 2015 that we just sent home. If you will be doing a back country or fly-in hunt in August or September the weather can still be very mild, even hot, and it's wise to take extra precautions to protect capes from spoiling. This week coming up will be full of mounting animals to fill the walls up once again....and the cycle continues. Thank you to all of you who have supported us, your business is very appreciated. Curtis and I both love the northern critters and hate to see them leave, but fortunately it looks like Curt will be getting the chance to work at Redstone Trophy Hunts in September for a few weeks again. Hey there again for another week....or so. By now all of you should have found out what you will be hunting this fall as the draw results are out. Thanks for the understanding and good luck this season. Carolin's Creative Taxidermy - 450 Deer Run rd, Frankford, ON K0K2C0 - Note de 5 sur la base de 5 avis «I will always get my mounts done by Carolin. What credentials does your taxidermist have to justify charging what they do? This had some challenges, but I think in the end it came out good. This week we are expecting a huge shipment from Africa which will make for a load ready for the tannery so soon into this new hunting season. var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; Here is a sneak peak at some of the critters finished up this week. Most of it is African and there are eight clients that have been patiently waiting for their mounts so we're trying to do a little of everyone's safari so they can all enjoy their trophies. I got back in Monday afternoon and straight back in the shop and haven't stopped since. Cool your cape and head as fast as possible and freeze it if you can't drop it off to us fresh. Relax, it's probably fixable! I never showed anyone this piece while it was here, it was too risky to have elephant ivory in the shop and let the whole world know it was here. In the shop this past few weeks it has been all sheep, mounting and finishing them up. Get the best deals on Bird Small Animal Taxidermy when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Before I left the shop I managed to get this delivered. The Willow Ptarmigan is the natural food source of the arctic fox. The last couple weeks has been spent doing finish work on many big projects which we will post up at later dates. I know we pay lots of taxes in this province but I think they are not putting any of it to fixing holes and bumps on our highways. They waited until his hair was prime condition before they brought him into us. Now if these don't fit right or you have a bad tan or anything, man it can be a very tough job. One of the mounts we dropped off was this gorgeous wolverine done for a client from Northern Alberta. Nine African pieces in the crate, it's going to be like Christmas for one lucky client. We are going to have some pretty neat things on display so it will be worth your while. Some more on deck waiting to get here but hopefully they hold off a couple weeks. Now I am lucky if I get out once a year. Once it is skinned, it does not go to the tannery, it still needs some prep work. Lots of hunters and not much game. It looks like spring is finally here and the snow has left and the shed hunters are out and about. We are located just North of the small town of Cadogan in East Central Alberta. While we were in Calgary we took in the African Hunting Show where we talked to a few outfitters about hunts. 3 talking about this. It just seems like hunting season just ended and we are full circle back at it again. The bears are trickling in the shop at a steady pace, kind of the pace I like, just enough time in between each one for skinning. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. In a way I look at all of this as my post secondary education and I am paying for what I have learned. As well our Wednesday late night drop off evening will come to an end on Dec 2nd as deer season has ended. We just went to the tanneries last week in Edmonton and picked up a whole vehicle load of deer and caribou capes and the freezers are full with 50lb bags of plaster on the lids to keep them shut. In total I brought 39 animals home which made for a full truck. In the shop we have been still working quite steady. So once the crate is gone, a new crate is started. My prediction for this year is that it will be slower for rut action as the weather is just too nice to get the deer moving far. I'll take that kind of day, all year long. Usually these younger critters dont have battle scars yet and the capes are flawless. I managed to get some large life size animals mounted and finished this past couple weeks. So far the majority of the skinning marathon has involved elk, moose, mule deer and antelope with a few white-tails starting to trickle in now. We have seen many capes accidentally ruined by dragging. We also got notifications from two tanneries that more capes are on the way, mostly deer and were just coming up to the deer for mounting so the timing is perfect. Go ahead, make your buddies jealous. Here is the latest critters to leave the shop. Time to assemble and mount this beauty ram, stay tuned. I told them that for what the military does for us every day, we would fix it at no charge and deliver it back. We needed to ship a huge crate to the tannery and pick up a truck load of freight and animals. A taxidermist that is always trying to learn is a taxidermist trying their best. $818.40. We were able to talk frequently via Sat phone, which normally would be a good thing, but this time almost every call he had another grizzly bear story. He would have been a nice one to keep. This is a Willow Ptarmigan in his fluffy winter coat. Each hide must be numbered and then every single skin needs to be put on an export permit from the government. We put up a display of our work again this year for people to view. Does anyone know what season it is? Clint has been a client of ours here for a year or so now and has brought us in some neat animals to work on from his adventures abroad. Don't worry about caping out your trophy's head if you are not experienced- most clients don't do their own. If this is something that may interest you, let us know. Even though it has been dead a year and in the salted state, you can see the power still in the head of this animal and the teeth are super sharp. all done hand painting the replica sheep, the mold even picked up the plug with great detail. There are three of us that keep the shop rolling on a regular basis and some days four would be great but we have a good crew here that cares about the final product. Now that were back in the shop, we're busy getting ready for the Consort gun show this weekend. Can't wait to see how this episode turns out! It's much better to let us do it rather than risk having your buddy cut the eyelids off your cape. We will resume taking in bears September 1, 2016. Todd Hult of Lloydminster took this beauty bear with a great hide and huge skull. Thanks Trent for letting me do up your animals. We have some that need to know how this works and the magnitude of what goes on behind the scenes so they can better understand why it takes the time it does at a taxidermy shop. GAOBEI Wall Charmers 20 inch Large White Faux Deer Head Faux Taxidermy Animal Head Wall Decor - Handmade Farmhouse Decor - Rustic Wall Decor Deer Antlers (White Deer) 4.4 out of 5 stars 17. Even though this year started out slow, it was one of our best years for deer in the shop. We have been blessed with a lot of busy-ness. This stone ram was taken by a BC resident who put miles upon miles in his boots to successfully take a great sheep. That's right it's Gopher for everyone, and it is officially Show Season for us! Its been quite awhile since my last posting, sorry about that. Also some really nice New Zealand animals found their way to the shop, three lucky hunters took some nice animals over there and had a great trip. A good understanding of animals from the hunters side is a big bonus. 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