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#3372493 - 09/24/13 12:13 PM List of TN Taxidermist
Formally known as Nyper
16 Point

Registered: 11/29/00
Posts: 11341
Loc: Lebanon

I've been searching, and have found several threads about this, but nothing is really compiled in one area.

If anyone is willing to contribute, I'll keep editing this original post and we can have a list of recommended taxidermists in the state, along with links to their websites. If you have sample pictures of your own mounts, post them also and I'll put them in the links.

First question - does Denton Shearin still have a shop? I know he has a school (according to the website), but does he do his own work for the public?

Moderators - if this conflicts with anyone sponsoring the site, feel free to delete the thread.

So... everyone... what taxidermists do you recommend, and where are they located?



Bucks & More Taxidermy - Millington, TN
Recommended by Mike Belt, KANATI McD.

David Smith Taxidermy - Beech Bluff, TN (near Jackson)
Recommended by Dodge Man.

Wilkerson's Taxidermy - Dyersburg, TN
Recommended by Slaughter-06.
Comments: Award winning deer.


3 May Deer Processing & Taxidermy - Huntland, TN
Recommended by cleatus2506.

Bear Creek Taxidermy - Lutts, TN
Recommended by TN hunter.

Bryans Trophy Game Taxidermy - Winchester, TN
Recommended by wobblegobble, cleatus2506.

Chandler Taxidermy - Centerville, TN
Recommended by DeerWhisperer.

Creggs Taxidermy - Savannah, TN
Recommended by muddyboots.

Eddie Frazier - Summertown, TN
Recommended by Rubberduck270, deerhunter10, arctic_cat
Comments: Great guy and beautiful work.

Goodmans Taxidermy - Morristown, TN
Recommended by leader.

Hang'em High Taxidermy - Duck River, TN
Recommended by DeerWhisperer.

Highway 7 Taxidermy - Santa Fe, TN
Recommended by deerhunter10.

Stones River Outdoor Artistry - Murfreesboro, TN
Jason Cox, Taxidermist.

Tony Sims Taxidermy - Fayetteville, TN
Recommended by Lincoln Co Archer.

Wildlife Mounting Service - Centerville, TN
Recommended by DeerWhisperer.

Wildlife Taxidermy (Foster Butt Taxidermy) - Madison, TN
Recommended by bowriter.
Comments: expensive, takes almost a year and worth it.


Adams Taxidermy - Powell, TN (Knoxville area)
Recommended by AROD.

Bobby Humphrey Taxidermy - Strawberry Plains, TN (Knoxville area)
Recommended by Diehard Hunter.

Calloway Taxidermy - Knoxville, TN
Recommended by switchbacker.

Sullivan Taxidermy - off Wye Rd in Seymour, TN
Recommended by plinker22.

Wildlife Creations - near Watts Bar dam
Recommended by KENBOB10.

#3372499 - 09/24/13 12:19 PM Re: List of TN Taxidermist [Re: TNReb]
14 Point

Registered: 05/03/01
Posts: 8264
Loc: Dyersburg,Tn.

I highly recommend Wilkerson taxidermy for deer in Dyersburg.
I've seen better birds and ducks other places. But he is award winning on his deer mainly because they are his passion!

#3372511 - 09/24/13 12:30 PM Re: List of TN Taxidermist [Re: Slaughter-06]
Diehard Hunter
12 Point

Registered: 08/01/08
Posts: 6980
Loc: East Tennessee

I have always used Bobby Humphrey. He is located on Wooddale road in Knoxville. I haven't had anything mounted in a long time, I am pretty sure he is still In business. He does pretty much everything, but done more deer than anything.
The recreational value of a game animal is inverse to the artificiality of its origin and the intensiveness of the management system that produced it. Aldo Leopold

#3372518 - 09/24/13 12:37 PM Re: List of TN Taxidermist [Re: Diehard Hunter]
16 Point

Registered: 06/22/06
Posts: 13827
Loc: Benton tn. Polk Co.

Wildlife Creations....close to Wattsbar dam on hwy 68. 423-334 0082
You done tooken a wrong turn.

#3372522 - 09/24/13 12:41 PM Re: List of TN Taxidermist [Re: KENBOB10]
8 Point

Registered: 10/02/05
Posts: 1257
Loc: maynardville, tn

Adams in Powell is the only one I use. Use to use Joyce's in grainger co but not anymore
and if i had of took that shot!!!

#3372524 - 09/24/13 12:45 PM Re: List of TN Taxidermist [Re: AROD]
10 Point

Registered: 11/01/10
Posts: 3007
Loc: Lawrence Co.

Eddie Frazier, Summertown TN. He's been turning out GREAT mounts for years.
Smokeless Muzzleloading: It ain't your Grampa's flintlock

#3372542 - 09/24/13 12:59 PM Re: List of TN Taxidermist [Re: Rubberduck270]
Formally known as Nyper
16 Point

Registered: 11/29/00
Posts: 11341
Loc: Lebanon

Thanks. Original post is updated. Keep them coming!
#3372545 - 09/24/13 01:02 PM Re: List of TN Taxidermist [Re: TNReb]
10 Point

Registered: 08/21/12
Posts: 3542
Loc: maury county tn

eddie frazier is great and kevin with hwy 7 taxidermy in santa fe are my top two!

#3372548 - 09/24/13 01:02 PM Re: List of TN Taxidermist [Re: TNReb]
12 Point

Registered: 11/06/02
Posts: 7406
Loc: savannah, tn., usa

Cregg Jerrolds - Creggs Taxidermy - Savannah, TN
Let em go and let em grow!
There is a difference in a turkey killer and a turkey hunter!

#3372555 - 09/24/13 01:05 PM Re: List of TN Taxidermist [Re: muddyboots]
Lincoln Co Archer
8 Point

Registered: 09/13/08
Posts: 1192
Loc: Murfreesboro, TN

Tony Sims. Sims Taxidermy in Fayetteville, TN.
It's about that time.

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