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This is our Complete Taxidermy Course

Students taking the full course are supplied with a set of taxidermy tools that are theirs to keep. Classes fill
up fast and are booked on a first come first served basis. Reserve your spot early!

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Bobcat on a Limb Mount

Student Kevin Norman from Utah mounted this nice life size Bobcat

 

 

The above video explains how to choose poses, turns and custom display options for Whitetail Deer.
Click the icons in the screen to play and enlarge the video screen. Enjoy!

      

Missoula has a population of nearly 70,000 and is home to the University of Montana. Hunting and Fishing opportunities are only minutes away with many other activities to fill your leisure time. Hiking, Rafting, Snowmobiling, Skiing, Local Outdoor Rifle Range and Video Archery Shoots.

Deer, Elk, Bear, Trout, Bass, Pike, the Missoula area has it all, and is home to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Boone and Crockett club headquarters.

Imagine fishing the Blackfoot River during your lunch hour or after school, fishing at Seeley Lake or Flathead Lake on weekends. Missoula has something for everyone.

4 Week Full Course

160 hours

Classes fill up fast and are booked on a first come first served basis.

Reserve your spot early!

Signing up at least four months prior to the class you want to attend is recommended.

This gives us time to find the best quality and the best price on specimens for your mounts. Class size is limited to six students per class. Enrollment reservations are accepted at any time before the first day of class, as long as there are openings available.

The cost for the 4 week Course is $4,800.

Students taking the full course are supplied with a set of taxidermy tools that are theirs to keep. In addition to your tool kit you will receive a personalized notebook full of helpful printed information, business and record keeping forms and numerous taxidermy catalogs.

The cost of tuition does not include specimens and forms.

Job Placement:
Since our courses are geared for students who plan to open their own businesses, our graduates do not often need job placement services. However, we periodically receive calls from taxidermists looking for new employees. We keep a current file of these openings and pass them on to interested students.

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Get your 4 Week Course Application Form HERE

PAYMENT POLICIES

We require a $500.00 deposit with your application.

This leaves a balance of $4,300.00 plus the cost of your specimens and forms due on the first day of school.

SPECIMEN ESTIMATE PRICE SHEET

specimens vary in price based on time of year, size, quality & availability.

Here are estimate for some of the most requested specimens.

SPECIMEN CAPES ANTLERS/HORNS LIFESIZE

White Tail Deer

$225 & up $150* $1200*

Mule Deer

$255* $150* $1200*

Elk

$395* $400* $1,600*

Antelope

$250* $125* $550*

Black Bear

    $750*

Grizzly Bear

    $7,500*

Mountain Goat

$600 $150* $1,800*

Mountain Lion

    $1200*

Fox

    $300*

Coyote

    $300*

Bobcat

    $400*

Raccoon

    $275*

Lynx

    $750*

Badger

    $275*

Wolf

    $1200*

Moose

$650* $400* $1,800*

These price estimates are for average size, tanned specimens in good condition.
Again, prices may vary according to size and availability.
This is only a partial list. More specimens may be available.

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Get your Specimen Request Form HERE

OPEN DATES FOR 2015

All of our 4 week courses form 2015 have been filled.
We are currently booking for 2016

OUR 2016 4 WEEK COURSE SCHEDULE

Jan 18 - Feb 12
April 4 - April 29
July 18 - Aug 12

 

  

  

 

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