MO Deer Classic Taxidermy Competition '06

Discussion in 'Photo Gallery' started by Chairman, Mar 5, 2006.

  1. Chairman

    Chairman Senior Member

    Dec 2, 2002
    Henry County
    I always enjoy touring the taxidermy competition mounts.

    It's my kind of art, for sure... :cheers:

    This one definitely caught my eye. It's the first time I've seen the tongue utilized.


    Here's one for you hog hunters (which I'm gonna hopefully be able to join, next time...)


    Some NICE turkey mounts!




    And, for the resident trappers of MWT...




    And could somebody please tell me what this is? I told the wife it's a ferret, and she seems to think it's too small for a ferret. Sorry ~ but there's nothin' in the pic to give you a clue as to how big it really is, but in my estimation, the body's approx. 6" long. The actual size is just a bit smaller than the picture:

  2. Mailman

    Mailman Well-Known Member

    Feb 2, 2005
    Blue Springs Mo
    I musta missed the one with the tongue Chairman. I've never seen anything like it either. I do have a question tho, was there another building that had more things to see other than the one with our booth and the dirt arena? Someone had posted yesterday something about another building??

  3. bowhunter8

    bowhunter8 Senior Member

    Jan 24, 2006
    county, MO
    That is a weasel.
  4. Lefty

    Lefty New Member

    Jun 29, 2004
    Awesome lookin mounts there!
    I love the bobcat/turkey one!
  5. Chairman

    Chairman Senior Member

    Dec 2, 2002
    Henry County
    I've never heard this before, and if this is true, I've never known about it... :confused:

    Here's another pic of that mount, from a slightly different angle:
  6. Chairman

    Chairman Senior Member

    Dec 2, 2002
    Henry County
    Thanks... :wave:

    BTW ~ is that the same family group as the ferret?

    Yep ~ I'm still tryin' to win the "debate"... :D
  7. 90acres

    90acres The good ole days

    Mar 4, 2003
    Weasel? That's not an otter? If not, they sure look alike to me.
  8. chuck88

    chuck88 Active Member

    Jun 29, 2005
    Fulton MO
    next season you wanna buy my fur?;) joking

    yea farrets are related
    cousins to weasles, badgers, ferrets, and mink
  9. cfdjay

    cfdjay New Member

    Sep 5, 2004
    I agree, its a weasel.
  10. Chairman

    Chairman Senior Member

    Dec 2, 2002
    Henry County

    Thanks for the info, guys... :wink:
  11. Keith

    Keith New Member

    Dec 13, 2002
    Springfield, MO.
    Great pics Rick. Their was sure some beautiful taxidermist work there.
  12. grimreaper8

    grimreaper8 New Member

    Sep 23, 2005
    those are some great mounts thanks for the pics