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First Can..

Postby jrgraha3 » Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:26 am

Shot my first can this past Saturday.. Planning on getting him mounted. Don't see too many in AZ.

Whats your opinion on quality of the bird? I think hes pretty solid but what do you guys think? They're such pretty birds in hand

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Re: First Can..

Postby Frank Lopez » Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:29 am

Nice bird! Go ahead and get it done. The wings look a little off (might just be the picture) but any competent taxidermist should be able to fix that, no problem.

Congratulations on the bird.

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Re: First Can..

Postby JuniorPre 360 » Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:33 am

People say they wouldn't mount one unless it was all white across the back. Your can you killed looks just like mine that I had mounted. I'd say you got a quality bird. They are my favorite duck to hunt. Any ideas on poses?
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Re: First Can..

Postby jrgraha3 » Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:57 am

JuniorPre 360 wrote:People say they wouldn't mount one unless it was all white across the back. Your can you killed looks just like mine that I had mounted. I'd say you got a quality bird. They are my favorite duck to hunt. Any ideas on poses?


I agree, I feel like his back is whiter in person but I know he is not the 100% perfectly plumed prime Can that their entire back is white as snow.. But I still feel like he is a quality bird.

I was pretty set on a standing mount as I feel that shows them off the best, but I keep looking at this flying pose and am now stuck on what to do. What pose did you end up going with?

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Re: First Can..

Postby JuniorPre 360 » Tue Dec 24, 2013 11:45 am

Not the best picture but you get the idea. He looks a lot whiter in this picture than real life. And don't get me wrong about the pure white comment, your duck looks like he's a fatty and an adult. I wouldn't have thought twice about mounting it.
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Re: First Can..

Postby Frank Lopez » Tue Dec 24, 2013 12:53 pm

jrgraha3 wrote:Here are the ones I like..

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I like the flying mount. But take that with a grain of salt. I have 26 mounted birds and two of them are standing, so my personal preference is evident! :lol3:

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