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The Month in Fish Pictures "Year 11" April Edition 2018!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Fish Taxidermy' started by Rick Krane, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. Rick Krane

    Rick Krane Fish Taxidermist/ Judge/ Sculptor/ Instructor

    The Month in Fish Pictures "Year 11" April Edition 2018!!!!!!!

    A Happy Easter and Passover!!! Our gift is a beautiful one and we should all take a moment and be thankful that we live our lives forgiven for our shortcomings! Another month passes in to another and the breathtaking work we do is such a gift to each other!

    April is the first full month of spring I hope for you it is a time to take in a show or 2 as there are many to attend!

    A huge thanks to the countless contributors and to the many great folks who share in this great tradition that has been around for over a decade It is very true that we all begin somewhere and all the learning and work hard that goes in to the pursuit at being is what makes us the taxidermists we become

    This tradition of the Month in Fish Pictures has always has been a spot on the taxidermy.net where folks can and do come to show their work without criticism and hard comments! So, let’s remember to always keep it that way. As the moderator of this section I do not get too 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!

    The month in March was a great month for truly inspiring photos so let’s continue the contributions! Thanks to all the friends sharing their gifts and talents! I took some time during the day week to see all the great looking at some truly inspiring works of fish art!

    Inspiration in what we share is part of the friendliness and positive observations of fans of fish work. This is a great place to start in upward in direction of inspiration other with your work regardless of your skill level as a fish taxidermist or fishcarver!

    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 your lives continue to be blessed with inspiration!!!!

    I want to say thank you for join me each month for each installment of the Month in 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 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 beginners to the best in the world we all join in every month in a critique free and hassle free string with nothing more than 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 April with this cool Striped Bass from a gentleman Mr. Joe Pavia from Portugal who spent some time with us last month.

    Be safe and be kind to one another!

    You're Friend

    Rick Krane
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  2. jemmick

    jemmick Active Member

    Haven't posted in a while but here's one for me sent out a couple months ago Randys lakers.jpg
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  3. jemmick

    jemmick Active Member

    Here's another but not too great w/ the photo Randys  sm tiger.jpg
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  4. Cory

    Cory Keep an eye on quality!

    A bass out of Texoma caught striper fishing. "Pushing 10"
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  5. JE

    JE Well-Known Member

    Atlantic Salmon replica Inked20180317_105537_LI.jpg InkedIMG_3334_LI.jpg Inked20180317_105537_LI.jpg InkedIMG_3334_LI.jpg
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  6. AnglingArtisan

    AnglingArtisan Well-Known Member

    Striped Bass skin mount (repro head/real fins) with repro Rainbow Trout chaser
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  7. Steven Klee

    Steven Klee Steven Klee Studios

    Not the best pic but here's a couple original mold & cast largemouths recently finished.. 20161020_102953.jpg
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  8. srholmes30

    srholmes30 Living each and every day

    Great start. Nice work guys.
  9. DFJ

    DFJ Active Member

    28C9D4BD-5FFC-4B3D-9A7A-375F8D174A5C.jpeg 2F1E114E-B88F-4EB7-9A88-35FD30A9535A.jpeg Splake replica approx 26”
  10. Scott Humble

    Scott Humble New Member

    A little Golden trout wood carving. This fish is 6" long. I'm taking it to the WATA convention in Dubois for an auction donation. Good work everyone. Nice splake John. P4021497.JPG
  11. DFJ

    DFJ Active Member

    Wow Scott, love the little Golden!!
    Lucky bidders going to be happy with that.
    Thanks for the splake compliment.
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  12. Swissfish

    Swissfish Well-Known Member

    One of the many endangered fish species, unfortunately...! It's a Vairone (Telestes souffia) with a size of 4 inches. Real skin mount with the genuine head and fins.... HPIM0419_©.jpg
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2018
  13. jemmick

    jemmick Active Member

    Swisfish awesome. Here is my humble entry BLOOD SPECK.jpg
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  14. jemmick

    jemmick Active Member

    Here's another from a few yrs ago . Hand carved body/custom molded head, real skin&fins. Just a commercial piece. carp.jpg
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  15. Mudbat

    Mudbat Well-Known Member

    34 in northern replica EFAA9E1D-6430-43A9-901A-1C08EE94A0BB.jpeg AAA6D020-70BA-4B73-917D-749AA06EC2B3.jpeg
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  16. AnglingArtisan

    AnglingArtisan Well-Known Member

    Virginia Rainbow DSC_0028 (2).JPG
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  17. AnglingArtisan

    AnglingArtisan Well-Known Member

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  18. jemmick

    jemmick Active Member

    Rich , these look like really great reference pics . How did you get them to lie still for so long !!!!
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  20. dale65

    dale65 Active Member

    20180413_134446.jpg striper I did a few weeks ago not too good at them and it's a skin mount that's 30 lbs but I did my best

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