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Wayne Zespy

Looking for a taxi to do my 29inch 11lber i caught this spring. I see a few of you talk up zespy so i was wondering what he typically charges for a driftwood mount? Has anyone had a rock/driftwood done by him? Please share any photos!

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Zespy is the man!!!  You will not be disappointed if you go with him.  He charges around $14 an inch now and total price will depend on what you end up deciding on for a base.  Here is a picture of mine;

Here is another thread I started with more pictures of the 2 fish above.
http://www.fishingbuddy.com/i_couldn_t_be_happier

Oh ya, congrats on one heck of a fish!!!!

Frosty

 

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JJ59 Said:
Looking for a taxi to do my 29inch 11lber i caught this spring. I see a few of you talk up zespy so i was wondering what he typically charges for a driftwood mount? Has anyone had a rock/driftwood done by him? Please share any photos!

My 30 inch 13+ pound sheyenne river walleye will cost me around 750 or so if memory serves.  That was at $12 per inch and then doubled due to it being a 360 mount and he'll have to paint both sides and scenery materials.  From what I saw in his shop, he's an artist of the highest caliber and loves his work.  However, he was talking about retiring from the business.  That was last October.  I don't know if he will actually retire or when, but I thought I'd pass that on if you're thinking about waiting to bring your fish in to him.  Congratulations on a nice fish and post pics when you get'er back. 

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No more bringing fish to Wayne until he has my goat done.

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Enslow Said:

No more bringing fish to Wayne until he has my goat done.

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His fish are second to none.  He's a perfectionist who's super busy so it might take a while to get.  He usually has a backlog of a year or more.  But when it comes to the work he's done for me the wait has been worth it every single time.

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Just a suggestion, I had 2 fish done at Sportsman Taxidermy in East Grand Forks and his work is also very nice. I am not sure of his rates but  his work would be as good as Zespy's work.  I don't know where you are located but just another opption.

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S & S out of Minot is considered a top fish taxidermist. Could consider him as well.


 

 

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Not sure of the name but a guy out of wahpeton mounted a walleye for me bout 6 years or so ago. I could get info for you if you're intrested as i know someone who is a friend of his.

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Im in the fargo area if anyone has any suggestions on anything around here. Id swing by lakota if I had to. Besides J&K(they wanted 15 an inch i think) does anyone have anyone else in mind around the fm area?


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   + 1 Sportsman 

rendog Said:
Just a suggestion, I had 2 fish done at Sportsman Taxidermy in East Grand Forks and his work is also very nice. I am not sure of his rates but  his work would be as good as Zespy's work.  I don't know where you are located but just another opption.
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Enslow Said:

No more bringing fish to Wayne until he has my goat done.

And my fish haha

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Enslow Said:

No more bringing fish to Wayne until he has my goat done.

  That was epic!

Dead animals don't need fur anyway!!!!!!!!!!
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 has anyone had any sunnys done by wayne? or panfish at all done by him.  how did they look?

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