Creative Whitetails Taxidermy photo collage of deer, bear and elk mounts

Creative Whitetails is accepting a limited number of new clientele for the 2023-2024 season.
Call to schedule an appointment today.

Kurt Hergenrother
3785 N. Hergenrother Rd
Pleasant Plains, IL 62677

Phone 217-801-2848

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Taxidermy Prices

Game Heads

  • Whitetail, Mule deer $1300

NEW! RUSH Service!

45 Day RUSH service available (Whitetail shoulder mounts only ) for additional 50% of total price of mount.

Whitetail Extras

  • Wall Pedestal / Specialty Poses add $75
  • Open Mouth add $250
  • Solid oak/walnut panels add $125
  • Antler Repair $20 per inch
  • Antler mount (panel included) $200
  • Habitat/Wood pedestals (call for pricing)
  • Extra Whitetail Capes available (clients only)
    • 18" - 21" $ 75.00
    • 22'- 24" $ 100.00
    • 25" and up $ 150.00

European Mounts (beetle cleaned & whitened)


  • Deer $325
  • Deer (with 3pc panel oak/walnut or barn wood) $375
  • Elk $450
  • Elk (with 3pc panel oak/walnut or barn wood) $500
  • Gag fee (for maggot infested/rotten heads) add $30

Turn-Around Times

Bow season (Early Oct. thru mid Nov) turn around times are typically 12 - 14 months. After the first Gun Weekend (mid Nov.) turn around times are typically 14 - 18 months. All turn around times are approximates.

Payment Terms

A deposit of $580 is required for Whitetail (shoulder mount) at time of drop off. Other species requires 50% deposit of the total cost of the mount.

Final balance must be paid in full and mounts picked up within 10 days of notification of completion. After 10 days a storage fee of $10 per day will be applied to the final bill.

Call Creative Whitetails Taxidermy at 217-801-2848.

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