All American Taxidermy

Quality. Mastery. Artistry.

All American Taxidermy is a full-time taxidermy studio located in Northern Illinois. We specialize in innovative and custom mounts and also pride ourselves in custom scenes, poses, and habitat displays on all our birds, fish, and mammals.

Unique ideas

  • Museum style habitat wildlife displays
  • Predator - prey action chase scenes
  • Custom scenes and poses
  • Replicas of fish, antlers, trees, or rocks
  • Specific bird or mammal mounts as a gift or for your own collection

Special services

World record brown trout caught by Roger Hellen on 7/16/2010 out of Lake Michigan, Racine, Wisconsin. The fish measured out at 41.5" and weighed 41 lbs 8oz.

  • Deer processing.
  • CWD Checkstation (free).
  • Free onsite caping for most trophy deer mounts.
  • Mount prep for moving and setup in new locations.
  • Trophy transportation.

Please have the following prepared when you come in:

  1. Hunting license, fishing license, or other paperwork.
  2. A 50% deposit is required. We accept cash, check, or and all credit/debit cards (2.9% transaction fee on cards). Payment plan options available.
  3. An idea of what you would like for your mount such as the pose and surrounding habitat. Pictures or drawings are of great help. Examples of different possibilities are on display in our showroom as well as our gallery. Some new innovative mounts now available may suprise you!

Projects update

We have been assisting the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, Ill. with a restoration project after flooding caused damage to many specimens. Here are some photos showing our work on a gray wolf.

Before & After

Wolf - Before

Wolf - After

Hunting opportunities

Please visit our partner company, Safari South (See Facebook, too). I have been on multiple safaris with Sean Holloway since 2012 and have helped our clients get their trophies home frustration-free.

Call me to inquire about booking a trip to Africa: 815-245-6043. Safari South is a family orientated tour company specializing in hunts, big game fishing and photographic safaris throughout Namibia, Mozambique and South Africa. Contact Sean's wife, Jillian by email or WhatsApp.