Category Archive: Taxidermy

Joe Meder Lifetime Achievement

On May 19, 2017, at the World Taxidermy and Fish Carving Championships® awards banquet held at the Peoria, Illinois Civic Center, Show Chairman Larry Blomquist and Master of Ceremonies Russell Knight presented the fifth ever World Show Lifetime Achievement Award to Joe Meder of Solon, Iowa. Joe’s influence on the modern taxidermy industry, including his …

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2017 World Show Winners List

Here is the list of the top awards for the 2017 World Taxidermy & Fish Carving Championships® as they were revealed during the banquet on Friday night, May 19, 2017 in Peoria, Illinois. Photos of the winning entries will be published in future issues of Breakthrough Magazine.

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2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Taxidermy Hall of Fame Executive committee has completed its final vote to establish the inductees for the class of 2017. I am proud to announce the four individuals who have been selected for induction in the class of 2017. The four final inductees were announced during the Friday night Awards Banquet in Peoria, Illinois …

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Taxidermy Hall of Fame Rebirth

In August of 1974 the third National Taxidermy Association convention was underway in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. The fledgling organization had been going through some growing pains since its inception two years earlier in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Dissent among the board had already lead to some major disagreements about the direction the NTA would take. But one …

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Five Years of Taxidermy Blogging

If someone had told me 10 years ago that I would be able to describe myself as a professional blogger, I would have laughed in their face. In fact, ten years ago I didn’t even know what “blog” meant! I had to look it up to find out that it was a contraction of the …

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