About Mike

The day that I took my first deer was the day that I knew that hunting wasn't a hobby, it was a way of life. From that moment onward I've made it a purpose to devote every ounce of time learning more about hunting game across the country.

 

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Mike Reeber

My outdoor adventures started back in the hardwood ridges of the northeast back in the early 90's. For the most part I hunted deer and turkey, with the occasional squirrel hunt sprinkled in along the way. It didn't take me long to realize that hunting wasn't just a weekend activity, it was in my blood and something that I couldn't live without. As the seasons rolled by, I began to expand what I hunted and eventually relocated to Texas where doing something hunting related is part of my daily routine. This site is home to my adventures, links to my favorite wild game recipes and thoughts on today's pressing topics within the hunting community.

March 31, 2016

When you decide to bring a newly harvested animal to the taxidermist, you’re set on preserving that hunt forever and pay a substantial amount of money to do so.  Depending on the environment that it’s in, it can be easy to neglect your trophy after some time and unfortunately deterioration can be the result.  Here are a few simple ways to keep your taxidermy looking as realistic and clean as possible.

1.Ammonia and water

There’s really no precise measurement for this recipe, but by adding some ammonia to a bucket and cutting it with water, you’ll have a safe cleaner that can be applied to the mount and will help to cut through dust.  Remember to wring out your applicator, as the idea is just to have a damp towel or sponge and not a soaking wet deer head.

2.Glass Cleaner

One of the easiest things that you can do to bring your moun...

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