Joe Meder _ Iowa Taxidermy and Taxidermy Class Instruction
  Joe Meder World Class Taxidermy and Instruction


  • Heirloom quality
  • Superb anatomical accuracy
  • Artistic flair
  • Pride
  • Competitive pricing

Each piece that is produced by our custom taxidermy studio has to meet these stringent criteria.  Another word that comes to mind is pride.  You take pride in your hunting trophy, and we take equal pride in recreating your trophy for a lifetime of enjoyment.  Our success is built on our 40 year reputation that is second to none.   Our clientele demands nothing short of the finest in every taxidermy project.  We incorporate the best components with time proven world champion techniques to insure uncompromised quality and longevity.


  • Intensive hands on taxidermy instruction by Joe Meder personally
  • Daily contact with live imprinted deer
  • Class limited: 2-3 people
  • Instruction for all skill levels
  • Certificate of completion given at end of course
  • Conveniently scheduled January through September

At Joe Meder’s gamehead taxidermy school, we take your natural ability and help you to reach your full potential, whether you are a beginner, an advanced competitor, or just wanting to improve your commercial taxidermy skills.  During the school, you will learn our proven world champion taxidermy techniques used in mounting, coupled with highest quality anatomical references, and our philosophy in how to properly use those references.  You’ll have daily contact in our on-site research facility with the live specimen that are so crucial to producing the ‘live animal’ look in a finished taxidermy mount.

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