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Full body Doe mount?
Whitetail Deer
Contributors to this thread:
DoeFever 20-Nov-19
JTV 20-Nov-19
JL 20-Nov-19
Stubbleduck 20-Nov-19
GBTG 20-Nov-19
stick n string 20-Nov-19
Nick Muche 20-Nov-19
Bou'bound 20-Nov-19
Franklin 20-Nov-19
JohnMC 20-Nov-19
JL 20-Nov-19
DoeFever 20-Nov-19
PECO 20-Nov-19
Rickie69 20-Nov-19
Rickie69 20-Nov-19
DoeFever 20-Nov-19
DoeFever 20-Nov-19
Rickie69 20-Nov-19
SBH 20-Nov-19
DoeFever 20-Nov-19
DoeFever 20-Nov-19
Glunt@work 20-Nov-19
BullBuster 20-Nov-19
Jaquomo 20-Nov-19
WV Mountaineer 20-Nov-19
GF 20-Nov-19
Bou'bound 21-Nov-19
stick n string 21-Nov-19
Tonybear61 21-Nov-19
woodguy65 21-Nov-19
scentman 21-Nov-19
Fuzzy 21-Nov-19
APauls 21-Nov-19
Jaquomo 21-Nov-19
Shawn 21-Nov-19
Grubby 21-Nov-19
Duke 21-Nov-19
BigOzzie 21-Nov-19
BigOzzie 21-Nov-19
JohnMC 21-Nov-19
12yards 21-Nov-19
arlone 21-Nov-19
Kodiak 21-Nov-19
LINK 21-Nov-19
Rut Nut 21-Nov-19
Paul@thefort 21-Nov-19
JohnMC 21-Nov-19
Paul@thefort 21-Nov-19
JohnMC 21-Nov-19
SBH 21-Nov-19
BigOk 21-Nov-19
scentman 22-Nov-19
From: DoeFever
20-Nov-19
Gonna head out this weekend, hopefully get a BIG doe. If it field dresses over 150 I think I’ll do a full body mount. Thoughts?

From: JTV
20-Nov-19
Hope you have deep pockets, wont be cheap

From: JL
20-Nov-19
Why? If it was a match for an existing full bodied buck, maybe a unique piebald or maybe for educational purposes, I could see. But just to have a doe full body mounted??

From: Stubbleduck
20-Nov-19
Interesting.....maybe the mount could have a forefoot raised ready for an alert stomp...that's the way I remember does!! If you could add a concealed sound system with a few loud snorts even better!

From: GBTG
20-Nov-19
150 lb doe in MN. Once in a lifetime. Good luck!

20-Nov-19
Have a lil cooler put in, have a tap installed and get a cold glass of doe milk right at ur recliner....

From: Nick Muche
20-Nov-19
If you do, I’d suggest adding a little space near its nipples so you can place a bag of milk in there for coffee when your buddy stops by. He could milk it.

From: Bou'bound
20-Nov-19
Great idea. If you’d enjoy it do it!!

From: Franklin
20-Nov-19
Lifesize mounts usually take a habitat or a base at the very least. These mounts take up a lot of floor space unless you have a place to put it off the ground. Hope you have a plan.

From: JohnMC
20-Nov-19
I think you should do two or three or four or ....

From: JL
20-Nov-19
^X2 on the floor space concern....I have a large bear in a full body, horizontal mount and it does take up some floor space. I have the base on rollers so I can move it around easier. If it was standing it might not take up much floor space.

From: DoeFever
20-Nov-19
Yes I will have to do some re-arranging with the wife's things...wish me luck. She is already upset about the shoulder mount I did with my cow elk. Might have to get creative.

From: PECO
20-Nov-19
Why not? We all bitch about how horn porn is going to end hunting. Appreciate each and EVERY animal you kill. How many of us have had a doe or lead cow elk ruin a hunt? A mature doe is harder to kill than a buck in rut. Do it!

From: Rickie69
20-Nov-19
DoeFever do you strictly hunt for does? Have you ever shot a buck, didn’t see any on your trophy page on your username link. Would love to see a picture of a big old Minnesota girl, or maybe a nice swamp donkey!

From: Rickie69
20-Nov-19

From: DoeFever
20-Nov-19

DoeFever's embedded Photo
DoeFever's embedded Photo
Rickie69, Yes I primarily hunt does. I’ll share a photo of the last buck I shot back in 06. Took this long nosed girl earlier this fall.

From: DoeFever
20-Nov-19

DoeFever's embedded Photo
DoeFever's embedded Photo

From: Rickie69
20-Nov-19
That’s a big old girl, congrats on the kill! Id guess she goes about 145-150LBS field dressed?

From: SBH
20-Nov-19
This is a strange thread....yet here I am. Carry on.

From: DoeFever
20-Nov-19
Just under, 137lb

From: DoeFever
20-Nov-19
Seen some nice ones on the trail cam though. I have one I named Bertha that Im confident is 150

From: Glunt@work
20-Nov-19
Great idea. Would be a great way to capture part of the hunt.

A doe hunt can be just as satisfying as killing a nice buck who has his dial set on stupid during the rut.

From: BullBuster
20-Nov-19
Not as strange of a thread as that deer milk thing that some of u alluded to. Now that was weird.

From: Jaquomo
20-Nov-19
Well, as the old man said, "In this world, there's a butt for every seat".

20-Nov-19
All I care to comment on is that doe did not field dress 137 lbs

From: GF
20-Nov-19
One year, one of the guys in our camp shot a doe that dressed about #165, IIRC.

Don’t think that was the same year that another guy got a buck that went about #235. Dressed.

They grow ‘em big up Nort’ deer, WV!!

From: Bou'bound
21-Nov-19
WV what did it weigh?

21-Nov-19
Depends if u drained the milk when dressing her or if u left it sealed in. A gallon weighs a lil over 8 lbs u know...;^)

From: Tonybear61
21-Nov-19
I saw huge one in Chisago Co. last weekend.Out of 4 deer the hunters were field dressing it was bigger than the bucks, I have harvested several near that weight further North in Pine co. Full body mount?? No I'll pass

From: woodguy65
21-Nov-19
You should do one where she is laying on her side showing her udders.

From: scentman
21-Nov-19
@ first I thought TBM... can't be, no hamblast on the doe. Feve, do you shoot them for the milk?

From: Fuzzy
21-Nov-19
I've never even seen a 150# live weight doe so yeah, sounds reasonable.

From: APauls
21-Nov-19

APauls's embedded Photo
APauls's embedded Photo
Here’s a candidate for you. As a Canadian doe this tanker could be 200 live weight

From: Jaquomo
21-Nov-19
How cool would it be to have a full body mount of a doe with a fawn nursing underneath?! Or maybe a buck mounting her?! I bet there are some guys on here who shoot a lot of bucks who would donate a body cape and antlers just for the novelty of it. I only shoot muleys anymore (taste way better) but I'd donate a muley buck body cape if you pay for the caping and shipping. How awesome would that be, a full mount of a muley mounting a whitetail! People might pay to come take a look at it.

From: Shawn
21-Nov-19
Killed a doe weighed on certified scales that was 186#s dressed. DEC estimated she was 11.5 years old. Shawn

From: Grubby
21-Nov-19

Grubby's embedded Photo
Grubby's embedded Photo
150 is definitely not out of the question in Minnesota

From: Duke
21-Nov-19
Man, you really do a have a thing with does...

From: BigOzzie
21-Nov-19
yet to acquire the obsession with mounts, I have boiled and hung every buck skull on the garage wall, have 6 or so in the basement, 3 on plaques on the wall and 2 or 3 laying around, but the are all european and will likely be hung in the shop/garage when I have expired. I don't think anyone will keep a mount of mine in the house. I see mounts as a good thing only to those who killed it, and of little worth after that. If I had that amount of money burning a hole in my pocket, I would find a different place to distribute my wealth.

oz

From: BigOzzie
21-Nov-19
p.s. I would entertain the idea of learning a new skill so if the full body mount was so that I could learn taxidermy, I think I would be up for that. I love the challenge of learning new things, I would be thrilled to do it for the experience. Not sure what I would do with the mount once I was done? but would enjoy the process.

oz

From: JohnMC
21-Nov-19

JohnMC's Link
I think this was doefever on his UTV.

From: 12yards
21-Nov-19
This thread has a creepy Epstein type feel to it. LOL.

From: arlone
21-Nov-19
Just curious, you do your own taxidermy? Go for it! One of the guys at "deer camp" shot a 140 dressed last week in east central Minnesota. Years ago I saw a big doe with a normal sized to compare with, they both had fawns. I let the smaller one go by and the big one took a different trail off the main trail and I ate tag soup that year!

From: Kodiak
21-Nov-19
Hmmm, yeah well...whatever makes you happy.

From: LINK
21-Nov-19
I’ve never mounted a doe but I think it would be hard to do with only the shoulders up. ;) Best of luck to you in your endeavors.

From: Rut Nut
21-Nov-19
John- that video is HILARIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! : )

From: Paul@thefort
21-Nov-19
John, that "video" does not show very much respect for the animals we hunt. NO respect at all to parade a killed animal like that. I know you will agree as will many others. my best, Paul

From: JohnMC
21-Nov-19
Lighten up Paul. Same with the “Yeti Falcon scooter” video you got your panties in a wad over.

From: Paul@thefort
21-Nov-19
No panties in a wad at all John, just some common sense and respect.

From: JohnMC
21-Nov-19
Paul you said the below about an obvious fake scooter parody video by Yeti. That is common since and not panties in a wad? LOL

Paul said “To me this scooter is not one of, even a good one. "get more people out into the out of doors". You got be be kidding! There is a good reason that more that half of the population is nearly to totally obese and have a hard time just walking around the block. Oh sure, now they can have a motor do it for them. Not on my agenda.”

Lighten up it is ok to smile once in a while.

From: SBH
21-Nov-19
I’m with Paul. Stuff like that doesn’t do any good. Hard to have a leg to stand on as hunters with people doing disrespectful things like that Facebook post. Bummer.

From: BigOk
21-Nov-19
I am with Paul. Common sense is hard to come by these days.

From: scentman
22-Nov-19
common scents ain't so common anymore, and things are getting weird around here lately... on purpose? sick humor? hard to tell nowadays.

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