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#2150508 - 01/15/10 05:59 PM
Taxidermy Fish Pictures (updated walleye/carp)
almberg Offline
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Registered: 05/21/09
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Loc: Worthington, MN
I hope everyone had a great Christmas and new year! It's been a few months since I've posted taxidermy pics on here, so I thought I'd share a couple of a recent mount. This is a two sided replica of a 27" walleye that I molded and cast for a local client. It was an extra fish that I had in the freezer and it was just the right size for the fish he had caught. I may add a pic of a recent skin mount walleye, for comparison, later on. Best of luck to all you ice anglers out there!





This one is a skin mount walleye. Also, I thought I'd throw in a picture of a 38lb. carp. It's a skin mount but I replicated the original head because they're so greasy.





Edited by almberg (01/22/10 07:42 AM)

Brian Almberg (BA)
Almberg Taxidermy





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#2153622 - 01/18/10 02:16 PM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: almberg]
muc33 Offline
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Registered: 12/14/05
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Loc: Brewster/Worthington
That is a beautiful replica Brian! Love the base mount!

Watch very, very close.... Because I'm as fast as the speed of dark.



We have more fun! Thanks to these great people!

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#2159292 - 01/22/10 07:55 AM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: muc33]
almberg Offline
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Registered: 05/21/09
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Loc: Worthington, MN
Thanks CC. I hope to make it in tomorrow to watch you take the polar plunge!

Brian Almberg (BA)
Almberg Taxidermy





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#2159303 - 01/22/10 08:03 AM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: almberg]
icefishingdude Offline
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Loc: fargo
That replica looks really good...any co$t info avail. to say make a replica of a 28" from a pic?
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#2159313 - 01/22/10 08:08 AM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: icefishingdude]
Craigums Offline
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Registered: 06/15/07
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Loc: East Metro, MN
Awesome mounts man, I like the skin mount more I think...Ive always wanted to learn how to do fish taxidermy
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#2159332 - 01/22/10 08:26 AM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: Craigums]
BucksnDucks Offline
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Loc: Central MN
Skin mount does look more realistic, especially the markings on the head
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#2159347 - 01/22/10 08:37 AM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: BucksnDucks]
DaSwede Offline
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Loc: Southern MN
Love them! Not sure I'd want a carp in my man cave, but I might be talking to you about a walleye mount!

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#2159348 - 01/22/10 08:37 AM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: almberg]
DonBo Offline
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Originally Posted By: almberg
Thanks CC. I hope to make it in tomorrow to watch you take the polar plunge!


shocked What? Are you nuts? crazy

Please help me fight cancer

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#2160072 - 01/22/10 04:29 PM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: DonBo]
almberg Offline
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Yeah I think they're nuts. They're doing it for a great cause though. People that take the "deep freeze dip" are raising money for the "honor flight", which is sending area WWII vets to Washington to visit the memorial. So they are all nuts in a good way! If anyone wants to watch and or jump in, it happens tomorrow afternoon, Jan 23 on lake Okabena in Worthington.

Brian Almberg (BA)
Almberg Taxidermy





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#2160090 - 01/22/10 04:52 PM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: almberg]
fishuhalik Online   butthead
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Registered: 04/05/06
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Loc: Big Lake, MN/Williston, ND/Nas...
good cause, but still nuts!! laugh

Take 'em"!!!!!!

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#2164611 - 01/26/10 07:50 AM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: icefishingdude]
almberg Offline
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Registered: 05/21/09
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Loc: Worthington, MN
Hi Icefishingdude! Price on most replica fish are $17 per inch and $12 per inch for warm water fish skin mounts. Thank for your inquiry!

Brian Almberg (BA)
Almberg Taxidermy





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#2164828 - 01/26/10 10:26 AM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: almberg]
carpmanjake Offline
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Registered: 12/17/08
Posts: 1691
Loc: Minnesota
Originally Posted By: almberg
Hi Icefishingdude! Price on most replica fish are $17 per inch and $12 per inch for warm water fish skin mounts. Thank for your inquiry!

do u have any pictures ofcrappie mounts you can post?

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#2164837 - 01/26/10 10:34 AM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: almberg]
LOTWSvirgin Offline
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Registered: 02/26/07
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Originally Posted By: almberg
Hi Icefishingdude! Price on most replica fish are $17 per inch and $12 per inch for warm water fish skin mounts. Thank for your inquiry!


Holy smokes you do great work but that double what I pay for my mounts
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#2166186 - 01/27/10 03:06 AM
Re: Taxidermy Fish Pictures [Re: almberg]
icefishingdude Offline
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Registered: 12/08/04
Posts: 207
Loc: fargo
Thanks for the info, much appreciated! And good job on the fish, they all look great! love your work!
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