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Full Service Taxidermy Studio
UMWA is a reputable full service taxidermy studio. Our goal is to produce quality work in a timely matter. We strive for realistic, artistic, and creative craftsmanship in everything we do.
Replicas / Reproductions
If you have a photo or reference for a fish, amphibian or reptile we can re-create a life-size replica for you. Perfect for catch-and-release fishing, or pet memorials.
Restoration & Repair
- Cleaning mounts or rugs
- Repairing broken antlers, or fins and tails on fish
- Remounting old big game trophies
- Stripping and Repainting fish
- Creating new realistic habitat for mounts
- Custom bases, panels, and display cases
Field care is very important and may determine if a specimen is worth the cost of preserving. Here we share some tips on how to best take care of your animal if you'd like it to be preserved.