I haven't spoken to any taxidermists yet, but I'm starting to get overrun in my freezer from critters that I'd like to mount up. I haven't dug too deep into finishing the hides for mounting like turning the ears, lips, etc. and fully fleshing. What I'd like to do is have them completed for tanning so they will keep better and I can make room in my freezer. I can send them off for tanning, so all I'm looking for is the pre-tanning work being completed correctly.
Is it common for taxidermists to take in this kind of work? Anybody have recommendations for me in the Fairbanks/North Pole area? What I have is a musk ox for a shoulder mount, the musk ox rear cape, 6' grizzly and 2 caribou capes. All of the skulls have been removed.