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Taxidermy Tips

Central Wisconsin Taxidermist specializing in Whitetail Deer, Turkey, Bear, Goose, Duck, Fish (Walleye, Musky, Northern), Elk, Moose and more. Call 715-630-4059.

Saving your fish to be mounted

Jim Jaggar


For people wanting to bring in fish, here's how to freeze fish for best freshness. For small fish such as blue gills, perch and crappie, freezing them in a gallon size ziplock with water to make a solid block of ice will prevent freezer burn for years. Freezing larger fish for taxidermy works best if the fish is wrapped in a towel soaked in water and then put in a plastic bag. Squeezing as much air out as possible. To protect the tail, it should be sandwiched between two peaces of cardboard. A fish frozen in this way will last up to 6 months and in some cases up to a year. If you have any questions don't hesitate to call me at 715-630-4059 and I would be happy to talk to you about freezing fish for Taxidermy.