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The Month in Fish Pictures" ~Year 5~ August 2012 Edition!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Fish Taxidermy' started by Rick Krane, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. Rick Krane

    Rick Krane Fish Taxidermist/ Judge/ Sculptor/ Instructor

    The Month in Fish Pictures" ~Year 5~ August 2012 Edition!!!!!!!!

    A Warm Welcome from Beautiful State of North Carolina! I’m so inspired with the incredibly inspirational work of the talented members of the NC taxidermy Association! It is a statement to see so many friends and participants of this association come out in support from many other surrounding States such as SC, WV, VA, MD and I’m sure more these are just the friends I have seen since I have been here! I sure will post some very cool fishy photos of the great work of this show as soon as I am able to do so!

    Another great start to a month in fish pictures coming off the FORTH month in a row of over 10,000 views now that is exciting that so many folks are taking interest in fish work! Incredible!

    I absolutely want to commend all of you as there are so many original contributors and many new ones alike that all share in this great string that has been around from over 5 years! I just want to remind and assure folks that we all begin some where and work hard at being the best we can all be as taxidermists. It is and always has been a spot on the taxidermy.net where folks can and do come to show there work with out criticism and hard comments! So lets remember to always keep it that way. As the moderator of this section I do not get to involved with censorship not do I ever want too. So be respectful of all and remember we all have a long way to go and should be enjoying the processes!

    What a truly outstanding Month in Fish pictures this past last month as I took some time during the day week to see all the great looking at some truly inspiring works of fish art!

    We share in fish pictures to find a common place with friendliness and positive comments of motivation as a great place to start in upward in direction of inspiration in being a fish taxidermist! I wish all the best to folks competing in the up coming year and I do wish all the very best in the pursuits of good fish work!

    I do hope you have the opportunity to be thankful for your gifts of great passion and talent as an artist! It is a blessing to me for our lives to be joined from time to time to share and learn from one another so thank you for your great taxidermy work and my your lives continue to be blessed with inspiration!!!!

    I want to personally say thank you for letting me join you again each installment of Fish Pictures to share in your successes and accomplishments! I have seen first hand the great strides so many have made with beautiful fish work! Good for you and congratulations on your hard work!!!!

    I want to also thank all of the great contributors who not only share their personal great talents and work but also rather give such positive inspiration to all of us!

    From beginner's to the best in the world we all join in every month in a critique free and hassle free string with nothing more then great artist and inspiring fish taxidermist and carves get together to share with one another their praise and inspiration of good will and friendship to one another. No egos just friendly folks who appreciate the efforts of others!

    I want to start the month of August with the great fish work of the NC show as soon as I’m permitted to do so (soon) ! There are already several beautiful displays in the show and there will be more entries Friday morning from 7am until 11AM so stay tune!
    I have posted up a North Pike Reproduction I have recently completed I hope you enjoy!

    So here goes!

    I hope you enjoy the Month! See you in September!!

    So here we go and here is to a great July in fish pictures!!!! Enjoy!

    You're Friend

    Hope to see you soon!

    My Best!

    Rick Krane

    Here is a Northern Pike reproduction!


    Be safe and have a great month!
    Here’s to a great Month in Fish Pictures!

    Rick Krane
    Anglers Artistry
    Hinsdale NH 03451
    [email protected]
  2. AnglingArtisan

    AnglingArtisan Well-Known Member

    Here's my new Brookie (MBKT-7) 15"x 11.5"
    Thanks to Steve Grabowski for hooking me up with such an awesome specimen!


  3. Red stag

    Red stag Active Member

    Thanks Rick! Beautiful brookie Angling Artisan!! Spawning atlantic 30 lbs. from me this week. Thanks Ollie

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  4. WOW!!! Talk about a great start to THE DOG DAYS OF AUGUST... Hat's off to you guys for sure..
    Rick, That northern DVD is outstanding!! Thanks again for all you do for the industry!!

    Rich, do you ever sleep? love the vermiculation on the tail..

    Red Stag, not only is your fish Sweet but your rock work is amazing!!
  5. dougp

    dougp Active Member

    Nice pike Rick!

    Rich, outstanding work as usual!! Consistent top quality artwork!

    Ollie....once again a beautiful piece....!

    I've got a minute b4 I leave on vacation so I wanted to put these cutthroat's in TMIFP thread to give these Scenic Wall Plaques from Walnut Hollow a little more exposure. Thanks to Chris Ladd and his crew for a very fine product!

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  6. dougp

    dougp Active Member

    Another angle....

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  7. dougp

    dougp Active Member

    Here's a 30" 10lb. skin mount Wi. wallleye just finished.


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  8. Chad See

    Chad See Certified "Fish Head"

    Been a long time since I've had anything to contribute, but here are a couple I have completed recently. First is a very pale replica bass for a customer and the second is my first ever chrome phase steelie. Thanks to Rich for the awesome steelhead blank!



  9. AnglingArtisan

    AnglingArtisan Well-Known Member

    Ollie, Doug and Chad...all your work is just totally Rad!
    Todd- yeah I sleep every once in a while but I just dream about fish ;D

    11.5" Black Crappie...it's a new blank that isn't on the list yet
  10. B Jones

    B Jones Memeber of - NTA,UTA,AIT.Proud Member of NZTA.

    That brook trout is off the hook Rich.
  11. kikkertinz

    kikkertinz Glass half full

    Every fish posted so far is absolutely amazing!! WOW!
  12. amazing fish guys !
  13. Going to hop aboard with my 5 albacore tuna project. Just got done packing and crating them last night, off to California this weekend. Rick Hardy did a beautiful job prepping these fish for me, since i cant cut them out in my little apartment. 3 molds all together > I had to alter 2 with closed mouths.

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  14. ausfish

    ausfish Member

    Hi all once again fantasic work on here from everyone here is a 44lb replica of a gummyshark.

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  15. fishmedic

    fishmedic R.I.P. Alli !

  16. bwilke

    bwilke Member

    Excellant everyone! I really like that steel Chad, awesome base also. Bass that went out today

  17. srholmes30

    srholmes30 Living each and every day

    Great looking work,Nice job fishmedic
  18. fishmedic

    fishmedic R.I.P. Alli !

    Thanks Scott!
  19. Sarmite

    Sarmite Active Member

    Awesome works everyone! ;) Mike, I really love Your Tuna project! Cool!
    Bream replica completed:
  20. 44" Striper skin-mount with cast head. Great looking fish this month and love the variety.