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Bobcat on a Limb Mount

Student Kevin Norman from Utah mounted this nice life size Bobcat

 

 

The above video explains how to choose poses, turns and custom display options for Whitetail Deer.
Click the icons in the screen to play and enlarge the video screen. Enjoy!

      

Missoula has a population of nearly 70,000 and is home to the University of Montana. Hunting and Fishing opportunities are only minutes away with many other activities to fill your leisure time. Hiking, Rafting, Snowmobiling, Skiing, Local Outdoor Rifle Range and Video Archery Shoots.

Deer, Elk, Bear, Trout, Bass, Pike, the Missoula area has it all, and is home to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Boone and Crockett club headquarters.

Imagine fishing the Blackfoot River during your lunch hour or after school, fishing at Seeley Lake or Flathead Lake on weekends. Missoula has something for everyone.

 

Whether you are interested in the Deer and Antelope shoulders mounts and the small life sized mounts offered in our Standard Course or the Larger Elk and Moose Game heads and large life sized mounts offered in our Expanded Course, our 4 week full courses have something for everyone.  Both courses include birds and fish for a complete introduction to taxidermy.

Choose the course below that best suits your needs!

4 Week Full Courses

We offer two 4-week full courses, each course is 160 hours.

Classes fill up fast and are booked on a first come first served basis.  Reserve your spot early!

PAYMENT POLICIES

We require a $500.00 deposit with your application.  The remaining balance is due on the first day of school.

Standard 4 Week Full Course $8,500.00

If you plan on doing mostly Deer and small life-sized mammals, this course is for you.  In our standard 4-week course, you will mount TWO of everything.  This course offers students the most economical option while getting a choice in specimens.  The course also goes into realistic habitat creation plus our business and marketing seminar.

By mounting two of everything:

  • You gain invaluable experience and confidence through repetition

  • You leave school with twice as many mounts for your showroom

  • You can mount the species that your customers will be bringing to your studio.

Two Game Heads

Two Life Size

Choose any two from the following:

Choose any two from the following:

Whitetail Deer
Mule Deer
Antelope

Raccoon
Badger
Fox
Bobcat


 

Two Birds

Two Reproduction Fish

Our Choice depending on availability

One Largemouth Bass
One Rainbow Trout

 

The price includes all specimens, antlers, forms, books, supplies, and materials needed for habitat construction.  You will also receive your own set of taxidermy tools that are yours to keep.

 

Expanded 4 Week Full Course $12,500.00

If you plan on doing large mammals such as Elk, Moose, Wolves, Mountain Lions, and Bears, then this is the course for you.  In our 4-week expanded course, you will mount TWO of everything. 

The course also goes into more advanced habitat creation plus our business and marketing seminar.

 

TWO shoulder mounts, one large and one small, choose one of each.

LARGE GAME HEAD

SMALL GAME HEAD

Moose
Elk

Whitetail Deer
Mule Deer
Pronghorn Antelope

TWO Life size mounts. One large and one small.
Choose one of each.

LARGE LIFE SIZE

SMALL LIFE SIZE

Wolf
Mountain Lion
Black Bear
Deer/Antelope

Raccoon
Badger
Fox
Bobcat

TWO BIRD MOUNTS

TWO REPRODUCTION FISH

Our choice depending on availability

One Rainbow Trout
One Largemouth Bass

 

The price includes all specimens, antlers, forms, books, supplies, and materials needed for habitat construction.  You will also receive your own set of taxidermy tools that are yours to keep.

OUR 2019 4 WEEK COURSE SCHEDULE

January 7- February 1

March 4- March 29

May 13- June 7

July 22-August 16

OUR 2020 4 WEEK COURSE SCHEDULE

January 6- January 31

March 16- April 10

June 1 – June 26

Classes will be held on holidays during our scheduled courses.


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