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Fake Fish
Larry Whiteley
If your taxidermist is any good, you won't be able to tell the fiberglass replica from the real fish.
Larry Whiteley

Thanks to today's taxidermists and their artistic skills with fiberglass replicas, you can release that trophy fish and still have it on the wall to show off to your buddies.

To help insure you get a replica as close as possible to the original fish, always make sure you have a camera with you, an accurate scale and a tape measure. As quick as you can after catching the fish, weigh the fish and measure its length and girth. Next, take several quick photos at different angles and use the flash even in bright sun. Now get the fish back in the water as quick as possible.

If your taxidermist is really good at his work, you won't be able to tell the replica from the real fish.

Larry Whiteley is host of the award-winning Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio.

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