Many people might think that there are few options in European skull hanger products available. Traditional methods display the euro mount nose-down, at a 90 degree angle to the floor, displaying just the top of the skull and a top view of the antlers. This typically just requires a simple nail on the wall or a wire loop screwed in the skull and hung over a screw or nail. But did you know there are lots of better options available if you want to hang your European mount on a wall? I’m going to review 8 ideal features to look for in a European mount hanger, and I’ll recommend a few products that fit these features. (more…)
We get occasional emails asking if Mountain Mike’s has a euro mount kit for axis deer… well, here’s your answer! This awesome skull mount is on a Mountain Mike’s Record Keeper deer skull! Though modeled after whitetail deer, mule deer, and blacktail deer, this skull kit works great for axis deer too! If you want to do an axis deer euro mount, buy one of our Skull Master or Record Keeper kits today! (more…)
Lets talk about one of our favorite subjects: deer antlers! More specifically, deer antler color and coloring deer antlers! First, some deer antler basics: deer antlers are true bone and are composed of calcium and phosphorus. The rate of growth per day of 1/4-1/2″ make antlers the fastest new cell growth known to man.
Big shout out to the crew at Wilderness Athlete…these guys are just killin’ it! From their amazing line of nutritional supplements for hunters, to great educational info on getting in shape for those backcountry hunts, we just love what they’re putting out there. Here’s just one of their cool fitness tips videos on their Wilderness Athlete Journal site, so give them a look for more great stuff!
We just wanted to extend our appreciation to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for what they do! What an amazing organization that’s making an incredible difference with elk and their habitat throughout the United States! We’re passionate elk hunters here at Mountain Mike’s, and we talk to a lot of successful elk hunters that use our european skull mount kits for elk, and they tell us time and time again what a positive difference the RMEF is making for elk. Do yourself a favor and join the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation!