I know, this is WAY below the I.Q. of this forum, but I'd like an answer from a pro.
I've never had a deer mounted, so what should I do after the kill to allow a pro to produce a quality mount for me?
Sorry for such a simple question.
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Should pretty much cover all you need to know!
But one thing to keep in mind, always cut off more then you will need. Try to think of what pose you want (i.e. pedestal, shoulder, open mouth, etc..) you will want and then plan your cut accordingly. You can always trim later. Good luck on your hunt
a quality mount, take the properly field dressed deer to a taxidermist that knows how to mount deer heads. You can do every thing perfect in the field and at the processers and take it some one who doesn't know how taxidermy and you will receive a poor mount.
I've had me many hunters bring the deer for me for caping. I charge a small fee and prefer to do it my way.