My 2012 WI Tom

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My 2012 WI Tom

Post by wptaxidermy » November 5th, 2012, 8:26 pm

Here is an Erythristic or "Red Phase" Eastern that I personally shot in central WI this past spring. I just finished it up last week and finally got some nice pics to post. If you are not familiar with color phases, "Reds" are the rarest making this a true trophy and a once in a lifetime bird that I am not only proud to have harvested, but proud to have mounted and be able to display and admire for years to come.

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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by Gobbler » November 5th, 2012, 8:31 pm

Wow! I will say that is a fantastic mount. Congrats and thanks for posting.

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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by Turkey Talker » November 6th, 2012, 12:23 am

Looks Like a Multi Beard.
Nice Bird!
Excellent Mount!
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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by TRKYHTR » November 6th, 2012, 12:33 am

You did a great job. Nice turkey.

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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by HuntnMa » November 6th, 2012, 5:52 am

Beautiful !!!!!
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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by TS » November 6th, 2012, 8:25 am

very nice!
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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by Hognutz » November 6th, 2012, 8:32 am

Nicely done. Where in Wi. did you shoot him? Mike
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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by vaturkey » November 6th, 2012, 12:21 pm

Nice Gobbler ! :thumbup:






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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by GobbleNut » November 8th, 2012, 4:26 pm

Wow! That is one fantastic mount! As one who attempts a bit of "hobby" turkey taxidermy, I can honestly say I am in awe of your talent. I would love to finally be able to figure out how to make a bird look that good. Incredible work!

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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by Grumpy » November 8th, 2012, 4:59 pm

Very good job on that 'ol boy.
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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by wptaxidermy » November 10th, 2012, 9:35 pm

Thanks for the compliments guys. I shot this bird in Taylor Cty. WI.
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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by GOLD HUNTER » November 11th, 2012, 5:47 pm

:thumbup:
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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by timbrhuntr » November 24th, 2012, 6:58 pm

Awesome bird and mount. Are you Aaron Stehling ?

Sorry meant to say Greg !
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My 2012 WI Tom

Post by hawglips » November 24th, 2012, 8:19 pm

Very nice!

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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by WoodMoose » December 3rd, 2012, 7:40 pm

beautiful mount,,,,,well done!

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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by hookedspur » February 15th, 2013, 8:48 am

Nice Bird :struttin:

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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by Stinky J Picklestein » February 15th, 2013, 12:25 pm

WOW! That mount is SWEET! :thumbright:

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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by timbrhuntr » February 15th, 2013, 1:57 pm

I asked if he was Aaron I meant Greg Stehling but he never did answer me but ya if he is Greg does some nice work.

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http://www.stehlingstaxidermy.com/turkeys.html

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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by wptaxidermy » March 4th, 2013, 8:30 pm

Sorry, Haven't been on here for a while. I'm not Aaron or Greg but Aaron and I did this bird together. Aaron is a great Taxidermist and I'd say one of the best Turkey guys in the country. He has helped me a lot and I hope to learn from and work with him more in the future.
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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by wptaxidermy » March 4th, 2013, 8:35 pm

BTW this was shot with one of Hawglips TSS recipes! He didn't even flop when I hammered him at 45 yards. The only bad thing was that my pattern was so dense still that his neck and upper breast were shot up pretty bad not to mention his head of course.
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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by gut_pile » March 4th, 2013, 9:41 pm

Great looking mount!
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Re: My 2012 WI Tom

Post by wingbonehntr » March 7th, 2013, 6:58 pm

Very nice!!

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