skinning out a gray fox

Submitted by mike on 1/17/06 at 10:21 AM. ( ) 204.184.227.140

Last night I skinned out my first gray fox, is it normal to have to make a small cut in the rear foot area to get the hide down over the the ankle area to get to the foot? I just could not get the hide down to the foot without making this cut to relieve the skin.

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Yes

This response submitted by Rich P. on 1/17/06 at 10:49 AM. ( ) 69.23.219.114

Yes it is. The front feet you can turn all the way without splitting. Fox and coyotes I always had to make a relief cut on the back foot.


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