I'm heading out on an alligator hunt the middle of august. The tannerys I use out west here don't have much experience with alligator tanning. any body know a good one I can ship the skin to.
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I would beware of e-mails you get from a tannery or tanner. Alligators are a little bit of a pain to tan. Therefore, a tanner e-mailing you to send them yours, is short on work. Ill let you figure out why they are short on work.
Look at leather directories online. There are a ton of tanneries too big to advertise on, or look at, taxidermy.net. Anyone dealing in specialty reptile leathers can do the 'gator in a belly skin or a hornback. If you want it mountable, use a taxidermy tannery.
Try Taxidermy Specialty Products in Boone IA. They produce a very good Alligator leather - and nice people to deal with. Talk to Tom Eddy at (515) 433-0176.