coldwater fish

Submitted by bill on 4/26/05 at 7:23 PM. ( )

after you flesh fish say a trout and you want to use a fish tan on it. should you degrease it before you tan it or tan before degrease it.

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No matter what solutions you are using...

This response submitted by marty on 4/26/05 at 7:28 PM. ( )

Degrease then Tan. Also, I prefer to rinse my fish in Dawn after degreasing, then cold water before the Tan. Then after tanning (den alc/water) I soak the skin in cold water to relax it about an hour prior to mounting...

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