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#6044638 - 11/23/15 07:26 AM Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount
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I shot a fairly large bobcat this weekend. Have been trying for one for years & something always happened . But not this weekend, setting way up on a mesa w/Ar10 and 160 yard shot. She is my first Bobcat , and will be a life-sized mount Took her to Rust Taxidermy in Cisco Tx, Taxi said she was a exceptionally large female & should make a nice mount. Base price is $700 plus any fancy base. He said skin will be sent out next week for tanning and he will get it back in 90days. I have until that time to decide on how I want her mounted. SO can the forum members post pics of there mounts or ideas with links to pictures.

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#6044646 - 11/23/15 07:29 AM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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I have 2 mounted and my favorite one is an open mouth rug

I also like mounts where the belly spots are more visible

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#6044651 - 11/23/15 07:33 AM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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Rug

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#6044653 - 11/23/15 07:33 AM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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#6044666 - 11/23/15 07:40 AM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
I have 2 mounted and my favorite one is an open mouth rug

I also like mounts where the belly spots are more visible


Picture of rug please. thanks hetman
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#6044668 - 11/23/15 07:40 AM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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#6044685 - 11/23/15 07:49 AM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: TexFlip]
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roflmao
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#6044704 - 11/23/15 08:03 AM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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A buddy and I shot two in south Texas a few years back. I had mine mounted with her creeping up on a quail in some short grass. My buddy mounted his where it was almost jumping straight up with a quail on its paw. Both mounts came out pretty good. When I get back to the farm in a couple of days, I'll send you a pic.
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#6044714 - 11/23/15 08:06 AM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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Gotta do the quail-leap thing. Although, if I'm lucky enough to ever shoot a good one, I'll probably do an open-mouth rug 'cause that's what my grandfather had.
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#6044729 - 11/23/15 08:14 AM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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Here's the mount my buddy has
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#6045830 - 11/23/15 04:54 PM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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I like the standing with bobwhite

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#6045931 - 11/23/15 05:46 PM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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I saw a sofa table mount (longer and narrow) that had a bobcat just behind a jackrabbit (both running) that was really awesome looking.... 2cents
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#6045934 - 11/23/15 05:48 PM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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Originally Posted By: TexFlip



roflmao

rofl Love that every time I see it....reminds me why I don't do my own.....
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#6046310 - 11/23/15 08:05 PM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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looking good keep them coming. I think I will pass on the clown/goofy looking mount.
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#6046457 - 11/23/15 09:03 PM Re: Need some ideas for a Bobcat mount [Re: hetman]
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Mine from a few years back.

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