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7 Creative Ways to Mount Your Deer

Here are some ideas to consider for your next deer mount.

There are few things that get deer hunters as excited as seeing a well-done mount honoring the animal and preserving the memories of a great hunt. Here are some great ideas from which you can draw inspiration for your next trophy. Some are classic. Others are creative. They’re all pretty cool.

The Full Jump

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A stand-alone display including a full mount of your trophy. Action shots like this are becoming more and more popular with taxidermists and deer enthusiasts alike.

European Gallery

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No, not that kind of European Gallery. This idea is a great way to make a statement if you’re the type of hunter that enjoys European style mounts, or if you want a creative idea to showcase your the findings from your shed hunting.

The Natural Habitat

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This mount, and others like it, look to somehow highlight the deer in their natural environment. The impressive detail on this mount makes it a unique way to show a mature buck catching a meal.

The Full Jump – Part 2

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Similar to the Full Jump above, this mount shows an impressive Muley on the downward side of crossing a fence line. The simple wood post and barbed wire add a cool, easy design element to an even cooler buck.

The Brawl

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What better way to showcase two awesome deer than to place them on the same mount? Here’s an interesting take on a brawl between two mature bucks.

The Shed

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Love it or hate it, this one is an interesting way to showcase a trophy.

The Monarch

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A subtle yet awesome way to honor a majestic beast. This one lands somewhere between a full and shoulder mount. And it’s fantastic.

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7 Creative Ways to Mount Your Deer