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#6156430 - 02/13/18 08:13 AM Puttting up red fox ?
illinideer Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/31/15
Posts: 301
Loc: West Cent IL
Friend gave me 3 red fox anything special I need to look out for while fleshing and boarding? I've only put up coyote and coon
Thanks Justin
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#6156441 - 02/13/18 08:28 AM Re: Puttting up red fox ? [Re: illinideer]
VictorD Offline
trapper

Registered: 01/25/16
Posts: 28
Loc: Belair MD
Just pull off the fat or flesh the pieces of fat. Leave the saddle. My fox have very little fat on them.

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#6156618 - 02/13/18 12:09 PM Re: Puttting up red fox ? [Re: illinideer]
wissmiss Offline


Registered: 01/06/07
Posts: 11163
Loc: north Idaho
Red fox are a lot thinner skinned than coyote and Raccoon. Dont get too aggressive or you could tear the pelt.
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#6156744 - 02/13/18 03:01 PM Re: Puttting up red fox ? [Re: illinideer]
Boco Offline
trapper

Registered: 08/08/11
Posts: 14770
Loc: james bay frontierOnt.
Trim the ear butts so they dry.Be careful turning them,the belly skin is thin especially on later caught fox.Unless they are very fatty there is little fleshing required.

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#6156906 - 02/13/18 06:25 PM Re: Puttting up red fox ? [Re: Boco]
Hern Offline
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Registered: 12/29/06
Posts: 775
Loc: Pennsyltucky
Fleshing- I place on stretcher board, use a knife & trim meat from front leg pits and trim or pull excess fat from hide. Then pin to board.
Sometimes on flanks, meat will need removed from pelt.

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#6157314 - 02/14/18 05:19 AM Re: Puttting up red fox ? [Re: illinideer]
illinideer Offline
trapper

Registered: 12/31/15
Posts: 301
Loc: West Cent IL
Thanks for all the info. I hope to start them next week got a few more coon and coyote to get finished and I'll be done for the year.
Justin
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coyote 4
coon 32
bobcat 2 Released
USN AE2 VF-31 Tomcatters
Retired SMSGT IL ANG 183 Fighter Wing
Coyote U Class #4

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