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    Both taken Oct 2014, Sadie Cove area on DG362 tag. Goat measured 9 5/8 with gorgeous hide. Black Bear was 6 1/2 and 20 inch skull. Fantastic hunt in a great area. Jesse Dahlberg turned both into works of art. The goat has some pretty bad holes and scarring on his head that you can barely make out now. Hard to capture the detail in pictures, but here goes.





    Black bear had fat riddled through his entire body. An extremely healthy animal









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    Nice. I got a 9 5/8 goat off Tustamena in the 90's. It qualified for B&C in the 3 year book. My brother and cousin both took billies the same year at Bradley. Paul's was 10" and is in the top 3rd of the all time book. Mike's made the 10 year book. There were good winters for several years before resulting in mature goats. It seems we may be back to that cycle.
    Looks like you know how to skin and prep a hide for the taxidermist. Good job.
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    Beautiful Goat mount!!!!

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    Very nice. Going to divorce the wife so I have as much room for mounts as you do. :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daveinthebush View Post
    Very nice. Going to divorce the wife so I have as much room for mounts as you do. :-)
    Ha!, do that and you might have the room but you probably won't have the money!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daveinthebush View Post
    Very nice. Going to divorce the wife so I have as much room for mounts as you do. :-)
    Been there, done that. Now I don't have to ask anyone for taxidermy permission!!!!
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    Very nice, love the full body Billy. Also like the pant mouth on the bear.

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    Both very nice trophies and excellent taxi work. Congrats

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    Beautiful mounts - love the goat!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tlingitwarrior View Post
    Both taken Oct 2014, Sadie Cove area on DG362 tag. Goat measured 9 5/8 with gorgeous hide. Black Bear was 6 1/2 and 20 inch skull. Fantastic hunt in a great area. Jesse Dahlberg turned both into works of art. The goat has some pretty bad holes and scarring on his head that you can barely make out now. Hard to capture the detail in pictures, but here goes.


    Black bear had fat riddled through his entire body. An extremely healthy animal
    Goat looks great! Would really like to see a close up of the face of the bear if at all possible...???
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    They look very nice - congrats!

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    Thanks, good field care helps towards finished or end result in taxidermy. The bear had a pretty chewed up ear. I left it with the notched look to add character.

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    I like that the bear isn't snarling, or having the look like it is going to attack. Those mounts just look fake to anyone who has spent any amount of time around them. Yours looks just like a bear would look in the field.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 4merguide View Post
    Goat looks great! Would really like to see a close up of the face of the bear if at all possible...???
    Here ya go, you can see the chewed up ear on the second one.



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    Excellent work & great animals to work with!!!!
    On top of good size both animals look like they have "been there & done that". Warriors for the Warrior. Quality memories
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    Goat mount is spectacular! Love the pose and pedestal.

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    Your bear looks like a scrapper. Was it a male? We shot a black bear with a bow near my cabin in Gray Cliff late 90's that was all scarred up. Had some wounds on his face that were still scabbed over, and scars from old fights. He was a huge boar. Folks around there were having problems with bears getting in their cabins. It came to a stop when we nailed him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tlingitwarrior View Post
    Here ya go, you can see the chewed up ear on the second one.
    Excellent....thanks...!!! I just like seeing the eyes really good when it comes to mounts......
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    Great mounts!

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    Very nice!

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