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

Due to Creative Whitetails experiencing a heavy workload we are no longer accepting new clientele for the 2021-2022 season.

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 $1000
  • Elk $1900 (Add $250 for bugling)

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 $40
  • Open Mouth add $200
  • Solid oak/walnut panels add $80
  • Antler Repair $18 per inch
  • Antler mount (panel included) $150
  • 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 $250
  • Deer (with 3pc oak/walnut or barn wood) $300
  • Elk $375
  • Elk (with 3pc panel oak/walnut or barn wood) $425
  • 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 $500 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 30 days of notification of completion. After 30 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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