Taxidermist recommendation for bass?

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Taxidermist recommendation for bass?

 A friend of mine caught a whopper club-sized smallmouth and given they don't do alot of fishing he would like to get it mounted.  Any recommendations on who to take it to that does good work on bass?

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 I would recommend Wayne's out of Lakota, he did a smallmouth for me and it turned out fantastic.  I believe has has won several awards on his smallmouth bass mounts.  Other family members have taken walleyes and perch there and they have all turned out great.

 

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themarksman13 Said:
 I would recommend Wayne's out of Lakota, he did a smallmouth for me and it turned out fantastic.  I believe has has won several awards on his smallmouth bass mounts.  Other family members have taken walleyes and perch there and they have all turned out great.

I 2nd wayne.  He is awesome and I have several mounts from him.  Wayne is a judge at many competitions.

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I will 3rd the vote for Zespy!!!  Great work always!!

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Zespy all the way!! I have a 2lb bluegill going down there, he did a 10.7 walleye in 2002 and it still looks like it did the day I brought it home

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eyesonly Said:

Zespy all the way!! I have a 2lb bluegill going down there, he did a 10.7 walleye in 2002 and it still looks like it did the day I brought it home

That gill mount will be insanely awesome.  Wayne did a bluegill for a friend of mine a couple years ago and it was the best bgill mount i have seen.  That 2lber is a rare catch!

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 Does he have a website or email address in order to contact him?

Anyone else have any suggestions?

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Bwana Said:
 Does he have a website or email address in order to contact him?

Anyone else have any suggestions?

Wayne doesn't do email or have a website.  He doesn't have an answering machine either.  He can be reached at 701-247-2628.  He is like the soup nazi on seinfeld.  Mess up once and you're outta there.  joking he is a great guy and will talk your ear off.

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Frenchy in Minot.

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I LOVE my bass mount!  Don Keever with "Anglers and Antlers Taxidermy" out of Billings. 

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Who mounted the one that sings,  that's the guy I would search out.  Gimme back my filet o fish. Gimme back my fish...

                                                                                                                         

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 Any recommendations closer to Bismarck?

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Bwana Said:
 Any recommendations closer to Bismarck?

I know Dakota Taxidermy is awesome in Bismarck for big hame heads.  I haven't seen their fish but I would think they would be good too.