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Welcome To Strut n' Rut, Inc!

Cayetano Houk operates his taxidermy business in St. Ignatius, Montana. Caye is a licensed and professional taxidermist and is a member of both the Montana Taxidermy Association and National Taxidermists Association.

Strut n' Rut Tannery & Taxidermy is on the cutting edge of the taxidermy industry with the newest technology available on the market. We offer complete trophy service from shoulder and life-size mounts to complete dioramas, and trophy room design. We will work with you to development, your custom wild game trophy room, or lodge.

We enjoy our home of the Mission Valley and Mission Mountain Range, and like to spend our free time exploring, fishing, hunting and discovering our surroundings. Montana the land of excellent hunting adventure, and excellent taxidermy!

Come Visit With Us

We'd love to have you drop by and visit with us. We have a beautiful showroom featuring many quality trophy mounts, rugs, hides, and more. Let us show you what we can do for you from trophy mounts to complete trophy showrooms.

Also, we offer cape preparation; turn lips, eyes, nose and ears. We can return these capes to the taxidermist salt-dried or wet-tanned ready to be mounted.

We Offer These Great Services:

We are a Full-Time Professional Studio offering:


We trade, buy and sell hides, capes, horns and antlers.

Strut n' Rut Tannery & Taxidermy also offers restoration services for fire and smoke damaged trophies, and repair and cleaning of all taxidermied species.

Mammals and Birds

We take great pride in our awesome extremely life-like mammal mounts. Custom carcas casting for that one of a kind trophy mount.

Our bird mounts are of an exceptional quality with attention to detail! We offer quick turn around service, as we do everything in our studio, to get you bird trophy on the wall in less than 90 days. Ask about our free habitat offer!

No Job Is Too Big or Too Small!

Give us a call, drop us an e-mail, or better yet, come visit us! We'll offer you great service, fast turn-around time and competitive pricing.

Boone & Crockett 79" Antelope

"Quality doesn't have to be unaffordable"
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PO Box 399 -426 2nd Ave. St. Ignatius, Montana 59865 (406).745.2205 Email 20311