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DON MOSSI
State & Federal
Licensed Taxidermist.
23184 Hartley Ln
Middleton, ID 83644
(208) 585-2793
(208) 880-9547
doubledtaxidermy@aol.com

Mounting
Displays
Tanning

 

   
HANDLING YOUR TROPHY  
HEADS    

DO NOT

R cut the throat, drag, or punch holes in ears.  
  R get it wet, including hanging the carcass and washing it  out.  Wipe it out.  
  R expose to heat or sunlight for extended period of time.  

DO

R cut from under hide to avoid cutting the hair, peel skin down the neck.  
LARGE GAME    

DO NOT

R make cuts past front legs.

  R salt capes or hides

DO

R leave hide attached to cape.
  R use a game bag.

 

R use black pepper in bear cavities to deter flies.
  R fill cavities with frozen jugs of water.
  R freeze capes and hides
SMALL GAME, WATERFOWL    

DO NOT

R cut.  

 

R soil feathers with blood.  

DO

R keep clean, dry and cool.  

 

R plug holes and cavities with tissue.  
  R wrap in paper.  
  R freeze until you can bring it in.  
FISH    

DO NOT

R cut, clean or skin it  

DO

R plug mouth with cotton or tissue  

 

R wrap entire fish in a wet towel and put it in the freezer.  
CALL OR EMAIL IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS!
DELIVER YOUR TROPHY A.S.A.P.
   
YOUR DISPLAY OR MOUNT    

DO NOT

R use a vacuumt  

 

R use glass cleaner on eyes  

 

R use oil on horns  
  R place mount in damp & dark room  
  R place rug hides in traffic areas - they won't last!  
  R place mounts over fire places or heat ducts  

DO

R paint nose/eye area on large game, feet/bill on birds to restore finish  
  R wipe antlers (not horns) every other year with boiled linseed oil  
  R use feather duster to remove dust  
  R use hair dryer (low setting & power) and toothbrush to groom  
  R wipe with damp cloth  
  R use a clear coat of shellac on fish if they become dull  
  R repair fin or tail cracks with clear nail polish  

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