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    Bluefin Tuna Fish Mounts

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  • Bluefin Tuna Overview

    Bluefin Tuna Overview

    The Bluefin Tuna occurs in the subtropical and temperate waters of the north Pacific Ocean, the north Atlantic Ocean and in the Mediterranean and Black Seas. The Bluefin is a pelagic, schooling and highly migratory species. This is the largest of all tunas. During spawning a giant female bluefin tuna can shed more than 25 million eggs. Bluefin tuna are an extremely important game and food fish. Overfishing is causing a rapid decline in bluefin tuna populations. Mike Leach, former president of The International Game Fish Association reports that conservation of bluefin tuna is of extreme importance, and that action must be taken immediatley to prevent bluefins from becoming endangered. Information provided by the I.G.F.A.

Custom Fish Mount - FAQ

What is a Release Mount?

A Release Mount is a mount of your trophy fish produced without any of the actual fish parts. Almost all saltwater mounts are Release Mounts, which are constructed of lightweight composite materials and are cast from pre-existing molds. These mold impressions were originally taken from carefully selected fish. Your authentic mount is hand-painted and one-of-a-kind.

How long will my mount take to create?

Normal lead time is 4 to 6 weeks. Expedite Service is available on most mounts as an add-on. Each task requires precision workmanship and must pass final inspection before moving on to the next process. You can rest assured that no compromises are ever taken in the production of your custom mount.

How are mounts attached to the wall?

It hangs like a picture. A sturdy hanger comes balanced and installed in each mount. All that is required is a screw or nail to be inserted into the wall. Our lightweight mounts are produced using hollow-cast fiberglass. For outdoor locations, we offer a 2-piece stainless steel hanging bracket system that is extra strong and burgular-resistant.

Are real fish still being used?

No. The marine taxidermy industry produces 99% of all mounts using composite materials. The change from “Skin” to “Composite Mounts” occurred in the 70’s and 80’s, and has not been well publicized. After measurements and photographs are taken, release your fish alive and order a “Release Mount”!

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