By Barbara Crown, Editor
We have more feedback this month on the taxidermy work in New Zealand
. You'll recall a report we featured by Denis Simard in the June issue
of The Hunting Report
. Simard had high praise for hunting operator Gerald Telford
but was not impressed with the taxidermist who prepared his trophy for shipment. The taxidermist had suggested removing the antlers from Simard's red stag to save on shipping and inserting a rod in them to reassemble the trophy. Simard felt this was not a good option and was critical of the idea.
We asked for other subscriber feedback, and this month Sam Knoy weighed in with his own experience with this technique. He writes, "I have hunted with Gerald Telford and highly recommend him. (See hunt report ID 6063
.) David Jacobs, the taxidermist the Telfords use in New Zealand, is a second generation taxidermist who produces high quality work and is a pleasure to work with......