I have a had a old bluegill take a look

Submitted by BrandonGabler on 4/8/05 at 4:20 PM. ( ) 198.234.124.45

i have a bluegill i have nto got around to mounting it is around 2-3 years old is it still any good it is wrapped in newspaper with like a 3 layers of newspaper

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Probably very dried out

This response submitted by Cecil on 4/8/05 at 4:53 PM. ( ) 64.184.41.43

but still mountable if you can rehydrate it. Been there done that.

Newspaper absorbs moisture. Not a good idea to use.


Plus Cecil...

This response submitted by B on 4/8/05 at 8:57 PM. ( Bill@FishCity ) 70.105.153.212

...you can end up with "Daily Faberian" down the side of your fish!


Never had newspaper leave an imprint behind

This response submitted by Cecil Baird - Baird Fish Taxidermy & Fish Farm on 4/8/05 at 9:35 PM. ( ) 64.184.41.43

Has anyone else?


Yes, Cecil

This response submitted by DEERMEISTER on 4/9/05 at 12:57 AM. ( ) 155.84.101.2

Several years ago I got in a fish wrapped in the Sunday color comic section. I had color cartoons on the side of the fish!


Interesting

This response submitted by Cecil Baird - Baird Fish Taxidermy & Fish Farm on 4/9/05 at 10:05 AM. ( ) 64.184.41.43

Must just be the color then. Did you try and remove it with acetone?


Check the archives...

This response submitted by marty on 4/10/05 at 3:57 PM. ( ) 24.15.107.136

...I believe a few people have had some success using stop-rot? Apparently it relaxes the skin and makes them almost as good as new. Check the archives...


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