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The Month In Fish Pictures "new Years " January/ February 2020!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Fish Taxidermy' started by Rick Krane, Jan 1, 2020.

  1. Rick Krane

    Rick Krane Fish Taxidermist/ Judge/ Sculptor/ Instructor

    The Month in Fish Pictures "NEW YEARS " JANUARY/ FEBRUARY 2020!!!!!!!

    A warm welcome and a HAPPY NEW YERS from Hinsdale NH! A New Year filled with potential and hope to learn one more thing and try new skills in hopes of taking just one more steps toward doing the best work you can do!

    Here’s to a great 2020 and the months to come in sharing your beautiful work!!!

    Over decades worth of contributors and to the many great folks who share in this great tradition! We all begin somewhere and all the learning and work hard that goes in to the pursuit at being is what makes us the fish artists we become

    Share your work!!!!! 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!

    2019 was a great year for truly inspiring photos so let’s continue the contributions! Thanks to all the friends sharing their gifts and talents! 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!

    You’re here reading because you want to be the best Fishhead you can be! 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 Bi-Monthly 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!

    All are welcome!!!! 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 January and the New Year 2020 with a few beautiful fish known as the Brook Trout!

    Can’t wait to see your beautiful fish work this month! See you in March! Be safe and be kind to one another!

    Hope you’re having a great 2020!

    My Best

    Rick Krane


    Brookie 2019.jpg

    Brookie Head 2019.jpg

    Brookie Body 2019.jpg
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  2. Lance.G

    Lance.G Well-Known Member

    Happy New Year! Finished up a few wholesale skins. Fish were not glossed when I snapped a pict. I’ll try to get better pictures next time lol F75CD6DF-12F2-4B31-B766-28F881539789.jpeg

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  3. Lance.G

    Lance.G Well-Known Member

    And a wholesale Muskie skin. Customer wanted gaff marks SMH. Once again not glossed yet lol AC7704C8-26AD-4CCF-ADB0-77C60C6F760B.jpeg
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2020
  4. lapoisse

    lapoisse Active Member

    Last edited: Jan 2, 2020
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  5. Jay T

    Jay T New Member

    Finally finishing these 2... 8EF76633-E2BE-4E27-93F7-09B738FBBA72.jpeg 3B863A83-D4B0-451E-A123-9D8071E3F914.jpeg
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  6. Lance.G

    Lance.G Well-Known Member

    Finally got some pictures of my competition fish from last March. I Got the fish from Cecil. I was fortunate to do well at the VA show. Looking forward to going back this year. IMG_9661.jpg
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  7. Lance.G

    Lance.G Well-Known Member

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    Lance.G Well-Known Member

  9. Swissfish

    Swissfish Well-Known Member

    Skin mount of a Sunbleak (Leucaspius delineatus)
  10. JHardman

    JHardman Active Member

    I haven't posted in a while: all this nice work has inspired me to :).
    26.5" custom molded Brown Trout reproduction. 100_4075 FINAL.jpg
  11. Mudbat

    Mudbat Well-Known Member

    Canadian walleye replica C1D427FB-75EF-4F5C-A6A3-FED4430FBF13.jpeg
    Skinmount brown 70421211-A723-4B19-8649-EE0CB38D7183.jpeg
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  12. Lance.G

    Lance.G Well-Known Member

    I did my first restoration job on a palimano trout. It was quite a hot mess lol here’s the before and after. 903B4209-671E-4E8B-B8F1-8930EEDEA23F.jpeg 4E887821-EA9E-4652-844E-98F7283E9A17.jpeg
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  13. Multispeciestamer

    Multispeciestamer Active Member

    Bronze colored Lake Michigan Tule Strain Chinook skin mount
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  14. Pikeonthefly

    Pikeonthefly Active Member

    Outstanding on all these fish. As for that Palomino trout I can guarantee the fins on the original never looked good. Has anyone ever seen one of those that didn't have goofed up disfigured fins? Everyone I have seen usually has a club tail and the rest of the fins just look odd. Great restoration job!
  15. Lance.G

    Lance.G Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the kind words. They are repro fins I molded. I replaced the head with one I molded also. The original fish was a stocked fish from PA. Seams like the stocked fish are rarely in good shape here in VA. I live close to East Tennessee so Im pretty fortunate to have access to lots of wild tailwater trout!!!
  16. Wally Gator

    Wally Gator Well-Known Member

    7C44BBBF-78D2-4630-BAC5-877493158F69.jpeg 20991E59-A125-40B9-874F-7345F10ACE50.jpeg Still trying to learn to paint a crappie.
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  17. KAMoHunter

    KAMoHunter Proud member of the WVTA

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  18. Wally Gator

    Wally Gator Well-Known Member

    5878C28B-1CB6-4F42-A4D5-7DAF0118A386.jpeg Final product. My daddy caught these early December. This project commemorates a great day with the best man I know- the man that taught me to fish, and most everything else I know.
  19. Cory

    Cory Keep an eye on quality!

    Getting out a few skin mounts.

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    Last edited: Feb 19, 2020
  20. Multispeciestamer

    Multispeciestamer Active Member

    35" Michigan summer Skamania Steelhead skin mount