mounting a salmon

Submitted by kevin on 02/10/2004. ( ) 64.179.24.131

when skinning a salmon how do you keep the scales from falling out?as soon as you touch the fish they always seem to come out easily.

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If they're coming out that easily...

This response submitted by marty on 02/10/2004. ( ) 67.173.51.16

Don't even bother trying to salvage them. Scale these types of fish with water pressure (hose) and/or your fingernails if need be to get them all off BEFORE skinning (it's easier). Then mount and paint as usual...


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