Submitted by Tim Perkins on 1/11/05 at 9:14 PM. ( perkstaxi@hotmail.com )

February 25, 26, 27, 2005
Shopko Hall - Across from Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin

State Taxidermy Championships will be held:
Join the Competition and have World Class Taxidermist Judge your Work
Call Mike Orthober at 920-743-1827 for Competition Information

Attend Seminars to improve your Skill, Learn, & Meet other Taxidermist
All Seminars are Free to WTA Members
Call Tim Perkins at 715-288-5868 for Seminar Information

Friday, February 25, 2005
9:00 am Porch Room
Hands on Smallmouth Bass Seminar with Mike Orthober & Tim Perkins
Part Two: At this seminar we will be carving the body and mounting the fish that we skinned last August. Foam will be donated by Matuska Supply Company. Everyone is welcome to watch.
Items to Bring:
Rasp, Fillet Knife, Dry wall Screen or Medium Foam Sanding Pad, Ink Pen, Fine Sharpie Marker, Ruler, Cloth Tape, Reference Cast, Fish Skin, Fish Pattern, Bucket, Small Wallpaper Roller, Bone Cutting Snips, Critter Clay, Latex Gloves, Paper Towels, One Foot 14 Gauge Wire - Sharpened on both ends, Metal Window Screen, Fin Carding Plastic, Two inch T-Pins, Large Paperclips, Scissors, Lip Tucking Tool, Butter Knife, Mixing Bowl, and a Towel.

Saturday, February 26, 2005
8:00 am Porch Room
Hands on Fish Body Carving with Mike Ross
Learn from one the best trout taxidermist in the West on how to carve a trout body. Fish will be provided and foam will be donated by Matuska Supply Company. Everyone is welcome to watch.
Items to Bring: Rasp, freezer paper, calipers, marker, flex tape, Drywall Screen, Grease Pencil.

9:30 am Garden Room
Kids Seminar with Victoria Matuszak
Kids will have a great time making Dream Catchers with Victoria.

10:00 am Lombardi Room
Flying Puddle Ducks with Carmen Helmer
Carmen will show you her award winning techniques for mounting a Flying Puddle Duck.

1:00 pm Porch Room
Making Large Mammal Bases with Barry Smith
Barry creates many large life size mammals in his Colorado studio. He will be showing you his techniques for designing and making large rock bases.

3:00 pm Lombardi Room
Ear Butt Study with Cary Cochran
Cary will go in depth into the anatomy of a whitetail deer's ear butt. He will be demonstrating how to sculpt many different ear positions.

Sunday, February 27, 2005
1:30 pm Lombardi Room
Tax Seminar presented by Yvonne "Von) Fercy
Learn "How To Get Your Small Business Bookkeeping/Tax Act Together.

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