Lasting Impressions Taxidermy

Studio and Supply

Physical Address:

101 Wilderness Ct. S.

Moriarty, NM 87035

Mailing Address:

PO Box 2070

Moriarty, NM 87035

On Call/By Appointment Only

Please Call 505-401-5929

Closed on Major Holidays

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Mission Statement

Lasting Impressions Taxidermy takes great pride in providing high quality creations in all phases of taxidermy, specializing in North American Wildlife, African Wildlife & Bird artistry, habitat bases, and custom displays.

By Competing in the STATE, REGIONAL, NATIONAL, & WORLD Competitions, Bill & Michelle have gained priceless knowledge and proudly display this on every trophy.   


Bill is an "NTA Certified Master Taxidermist" and has earned several awards for his work, some are listed below: 

1995 -  NTA Award of Excellence
1997 & 2008 N.T.A. North American Champion - Gamehead
1998 C.T.A. Best of Category, Masters Division - Gamehead
1998 C.T.A. Best of Category, Masters Division - Small Mammal
1998 & 2002 N.M.T.A. Judges Choice Best of Show
2001 C.T.A. Best of Category, Masters Division - Bird Group
2002 N.T.A. North American Champion - Waterfowl
2002 Henry Wichers Inchumuk Award
2003, 2nd Best in World, Small Life-size Group
2003 “Breakthrough” Best of Show at N.M.T.A.
2008 N.T.A. Judges Choice Best of Show
2008 “Breakthrough” Best of Show at N.T.A.
2011 Roy Cogburn Award (NMTA)
2012 McKenzie's Best Bird (NMTA)
2012 & 2016 McKenzie's Best Whitetail (NMTA)
2012 NMTA President's Award
2013 "Breakthrough" Best of Show at N.M.T.A.
2013 & 2016 McKenzie's Best Lifesize (NMTA)
2013 UTA Artisan Award - New Mexico

2013 UTA Artisan Award - Arizona

2014 Best African Award - New Mexico

2015 & 2016 Southwest Award (NMTA) 

2015 Taxidermist Challenge - Mule Deer (NMTA)

2016 Taxidermist Challenge - Coues Deer (NMTA)

2017 Taxidermist Challenge - Pronghorn (NMTA)

2017 "Breakthrough" Best of Show at N.M.T.A.

2017 McKenzie's Best Bird (NMTA)

2017 Master of Master's - 1st Place (NMTA)

2017 SCI Award 2nd Best - African Big Game Mount

2018 SCI Award 1st & 3rd Best North American Big Game Mount

2018 Matuska Award - Highest Score of 4 Mounts

2018 Western Regional's - Best Masters Division Game Head

2018 Western Regional's - Best Pronghorn

2018 Western Regional's - Best Mule Deer

4 Time “Wasco Award” (Most Artistic Taxidermy)
4 Time  N.M.T.A. Best All Around, Masters Division
6 Time  N.M.T.A. Best of Category, Masters Division - Birds
5 Time  N.M.T.A. Best of Category, Masters Division - Life-size
4 Time  N.M.T.A. Best of Category, Masters Division - Game Heads

As Well as awards from Jonas, Van Dyke, National Turkey Federation, Ducks Unlimited, and the Mule Deer Foundation.

Bill is also an NTA Certified Judge in Lifesize, Gameheads, & Birds

Michelle has earned the following awards:  

2000 - NTA Award of Excellence
2000 C.T.A. Best of Category, Masters Division - Small Mammal
2012 NMTA “Wasco Award” (Most Artistic Taxidermy)

2018 - Western Regional's - Suppliers Award

Our Credentials & Awards

Bill has enjoyed working in his own taxidermy business and has been doing Taxidermist for over 26 years.  Lasting Impressions Taxidermy in Moriarty is a family owned business where Bill and Michelle are a husband and wife team.  Bill and Michelle are both recipients of the N.T.A. Award of Excellence.  They have had the pleasure and privilege of creating custom wildlife displays for individuals, schools & museums, The NM Department of Game & Fish, and Bass Pro Shops.  


About the Taxidermist 


We know you have a choice when choosing a taxidermist for your hard earned trophy. Lasting Impressions Taxidermy is "A Family Owned and Operated Business" where quality is high priority! 




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