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Hello all, I thought I would post a pic of the tarpon I just completed. Pictures dont do it justice and I've got to get an adequately sized photo booth set up. The lighting in the pic is terrible so you cant see all the iridescence colors. Just like the actual fish this one changes colors with the lighting and the blues and violates will really pop.
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Looking good, look forward to more pics if your planning on taking more!
 

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Charles I plan on doing so but I'm waiting for the brass plaque to come in to finish it. I just installed the scale from the actual fish a minute ago. Plaque won't be ready for a week or so.
I love painting fish, it's one of my favorite things to do.
 

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Good looking fish @gizmo ! Please post some more pics when you get it mounted on the plaque.
 

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I knew you had a lot experience with trouser trout.... but the tarpon takes it to a new level!
 

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Top of Texas Taxidermy Tarpon is just fun to say! looks awesome too!
 

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Finally got the brass plaque in and he's ready to go home
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Yes sir....looking good!!! That will be a happy customer!
 

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Awesome looking mount. I don't suppose you would consider selling me one? Even if I didn't catch it. ;):D
 

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Awesome looking mount. I don't suppose you would consider selling me one? Even if I didn't catch it. ;):D
I sure can, if you are serious pm me. There are tons of options from tarpon to sharks. Pretty much any freshwater or salt water fish you can imagine in just about any size youd like.
 

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Awesome looking mount. I don't suppose you would consider selling me one? Even if I didn't catch it. ;):D

Oh like that means anything, especially coming from someone who raises fish on a farm!!!!

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Great looking mount. I've caught a lot of tarpon in Nicaragua.
 

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