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Hey all, I killed my first bobcat tonight and am going to get it mounted. I am trying to figue out what type of full body mount I want and would love to see some pics of bobcat mounts that yall have. Thinking of doing something unique, maybe a quail or a squirrel in its mouth or something like that. Thanks for the ideas! andy
i dont have a picture but ive seen a kitty mounted with a pheasant flying and the cat trying to get it. it looked pretty sweet
This is the last cat I mounted. I took it a few years ago on a bowhunt for deer hunt in Kansas.
Heres another one I did for a customer.
I have three mounts, two full body similar to ones posted above. But this is by far my favorite.
Bobcat rugs really look nice as well.
Love the one with the quail. I was thinking about having something like that done if I score on a bobcat or coyote next week, with a pheasant I'm having mounted.
Kansas Bobcat taken off my deer stand a few years back.
Nice mounts! Congrats Andy!
Thanks for the pics guys! These are some great mounts. Stubbleduck, that looks to be a big cat. Do you know what he weighed? Keep em coming! andy
I didn't weigh him myself. The taxidermist, he lives in Wakefield Kansas, does a large number of Bobcats and told me it was one of the bigger males he'd seen. He quesstimated over 30 pounds. Oddly enough I think that Bobcat was the close'st shot I've ever taken at an animal with a bow. About eight feet, straight down, as he walked along a dry creek bed under my deerstand. Yeah, that's low for a treestand but it was great cover and I always saw lots of deer from it. I saw the cat about 50 yards behind me as he crossed a clearing and dropped into the creek bed maybe 20 yards behind me. I leaned forward, drew the bow, and waited until he strolled into the sight picture. After the shot he ran 50 yards or so on down the creekbed, I lost sight of him but then heard him thrashing about in the dry leaves and figured he was down. I had seen several deer that morning so I stayed in the stand for another hour before going after the cat. I walked to where I thought I had heard him thrashing. He was lying right out in the open just out of the creek bed.
A couple of years ago shot another Bobcat. A friend had that one mounted, it's the picture attached to this note. We call this one the "Bobkitten" as it is obviously a young one.
wow bo. no offense but tyour second, forth, and last pics have got to be the worst bobcat mounts i have ever seen in my life
why is it that people think by saying "no offense" before offending someone the offensive statements are rendered non-offensive.
how does this go over.........
no offense, bill, but your wife is a dog and your son has the IQ of a potato.
click on my link then click on the bobcat section of my website..I just finished our new house and new Taxidermy shop so I`m fix`n to open the doors again and start taking more work...cats only for now...
travis, good gracious that's some beautiful work there brother ;-)
THIS....is a really bad mount!!!!
there are never any better example of cat mounts than travis. period. consistently extraordinary.
That mount would make a great lamp base. it almost looks like a bobcat skin mounted on owl body, interesting!!!
All of those cat mounts are pretty bad Look at a picture of a real live cat,then look at tose mounts !!!! The 1st cat pic is'nt bad.
Bou, no ofense, but that may be the smartest thing you've ever typed :-)
could be fuzzy, but i have set the bar pretty low so it is still not much of an accomplishment
Another. Sorry I dont have a closer pic of it.
So many bad bobcat mounts out there. I would say that the ratio is about 100:1 terrible to decent. If was ever to get one mounted, I would find someone who specializes in cats.
This is a great thread. It reminds me to sell any bobcat hides I get. A couple of these mounts are really nice but I'm not saying which ones.
This was my third West Virginia cat with a bow. Very nice mount, just excuse the rock(it was my first attempt).
looks good. just tell people it is a bobcat on a meteor and they will think you are a master artist. nobody has to know you were trying to make it look like a rock!
some great mounts and some not so great. one thing i can tell you is if anyone wants a great taxidermist email me, he is one of the best and a heck of a nice guy. firstname.lastname@example.org