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    Posted 2 years ago

    fortapache
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    Speaking of Oatman I bought this at the antique store in Oatman. Taxidermy is my only weakness and this is an impressive fish.
    The odd thing is that the plaque claims it was a 10 pound fish but this fish is over 30" and would be at least 20 pounds. It is a big fish by the way. Probably whoever made the plaque made a mistake and id didn't seem important to fix it. Odd considering the cost of preserving a fish like this.
    As for my skill as an angler I have none. I have never caught a fish although I have tried. I was on a fishing boat where everyone caught their limit and I had nothing. Will stick to antiquing.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      I have always wondered - what does walleye mean?
    2. buckethead, 2 years ago
      I've had mounts made for Muskellunge and Northern Pike that I caught but never for Walleye. Walleye fillets are just too good to eat to put on a wall....IMO :)
    3. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much racer4four. I think it has to do with the weird eyes.
    4. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much Jancal20. I hunt for them at antique malls etc.
    5. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much buckethead. This one is 67 years old so not as tasty.
    6. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      TassieDevil
      Jancal20
      JImam
      buckethead
      brunswick
      pw-collector
      gargoylecollector
      bobby725
      nutsabotas6
      Ben


    7. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you
      vintagelamp
      PhilDMorris
      mikelv85
      Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse
      Caperkid
      BlackWatch

    8. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you kyratango.
    9. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Love those mounted heads of fish and animals, always regret we didn't have our precious 'keets preserved like that





    10. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much Newfld. Apparently taxidermy is back in style.
    11. fortapache fortapache, 2 years ago
      Thank you SEAN68.

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