Scott Lula Takes Home Awards At National Taxidermy Associations Event In Sioux Falls S.D.
Local taxidermist Scott Lula, owner of Anglers Cast, recently competed in the National taxidermy Associations North American Championships. Held in Sioux Falls South Dakota this event has contestants competing with one another and seeing who has what it takes to make your prize look the most lifelike.
The competition has stages for all levels of taxidermist from novice, commercial, open and the division of excellence. Scott competed in and won the Open Division in Warm Water Fishery reproduction, Scott also received a third place in cold water reproductions.
Scott uses a technique where he makes the mold from the original specimen in silicone, he then cast the mold in a resin, then hand paints the finished product to get the desired look.