Wow do you tan the hide like leather or dry it like rawhide
No, it goes into the same degreasing preservative as every fish. But they have a fishy odor to them. Other fish have a very mild odor after the soak. I'm going to mold the head and the front half for a shoulder mount, so right now I don't want it completely dry. I mold the inside of the mouth so I use a molded tongue,etc. it dries faster that way.