Fleshing a Coon

Submitted by Tyler Martin on 01/23/2003. ( )

I am fleshing a raccoon and i was wondering if someone could tell me how to tell when all the fat and membrane is off. I am using a two handled fleshing knife and a beam. Thanks

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Once you see the skin

This response submitted by Chris on 01/23/2003. ( )

I know that sounds obvious, but you will eventually flesh down to the skin. The skin on a prime raccoon will be a light cream color. You need to remove the heavy layer of fat and then the red membrane. Sometimes there is even a little fat under that membrane.


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