Award winning Taxidermist specializing in Life-size, shoulder and pedestal mounts of Blacktail deer, Mule deer, antelope, black bear and African Animals

Specializing in all types of game from north america to africa Eric Gould sepcialize's in detailed columbian blacktail mounts


Just For Hunting
Blacktail Country
Nevada Outfitters
Outdoor Adventures
Diamond C Outfitters
California Wild Sheep
California Deer Assoc.
Muledeer Foundation
Safari Club

Leithen Valley

Rocky Mountain Elk

Roy Wormald Safaris -
South Africa


California award winning taxidermist life size big game mounts are our speciality

Eric Gould has been a taxidermist in the Sacramento area of Northern California for twenty four years. He specializes in the areas beautiful Columbian Blacktail deer as well as numerous other north american species. Eric is also often called upon to do work from around the world, including Europe, Asia and Africa. His well deserved reputation for artistically designed, and created, life-size wildlife scenes have earned him many prestigious awards at taxidermy shows in California, Idaho and Montana.


  • Peoples Choice Award
  • F.N.A.W.S, Best Sheep In Show
  • Four Time, West Coast Award Winner
  • Habitat Award
  • Best  Of Category
  • Highest Scoring Masters Award
  • Shasta Valley Archery Award
  • Breakthrough Magazine judges choice best of show

While awards for his taxidermy are a great accomplishment, truly satisfied customers are Eric's most sought after reward. He believes accurate reference material, years of experience, pride in craftsmanship and artistic ability are all key to his extremely "natural" wildlife artistry. If you are interested in seeing some of his work, you are welcome to stop by and tour Eric's recently built 3,000 square foot studio/showroom and watch eric at work.


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