in the box on the margin and then make sure you click the email in the link that will send you. The bill is relatively thin, approximately 26 inches in length. That made it extra special to me. This seems to be the most effective way I can find, but there are so few resources out there for this process. Washed it again and packed it in borax. I really want to make sure I do it justice. I mailed it off to RJ and he called me when it was ready to paint to ask me generally what I wanted on it. It's the thrill, the anticipation and the look on a client's face when they land their first blue marlin and set it free again. I live in the higher hills of Oahu currently, and taxidermists here are seemingly out of business. Let the bill sit standing upright in the sun for a few months until it is hard.You will know when it is hard by the sound it makes when you tap on it.Sounds like a hard piece of wood.Then you can sand it into a sword like this one.I use a disk sander to shape it then polish it with finer grit paper. This happens most commonly when using artificial lures. Use a serrated knife to gently cut through any cartilage or muscle around the joint and pull it off. Left it in the borax for a couple of weeks and it was good to go and lemony fresh. Keeping a fish on is just as important as getting the bite. As far as my understanding goes with fish, especially saltwater species, the vast majority of specimens are replicas of the original animal and use no actual parts of the fish. You can read all the details here. Little bit of back story; A group of us went out fishing, caught a marlin weighing in at 235.0 pounds while out for a tournament. David Salazar: I practice what I preach: conservation. Well, I decided that as a memento of that occasion I wanted to save the bill and do something cool with it. Just wanted to make a post, this is a first for me and I have spent the last 4-5 hours all over google and websites trying to figure out the best way to do a marlin bill by myself. (OH, and over there —————>       you sign up for free Yeti cup! So I'm curious if anybody can help me. Then, cure or preserve using whatever method you please. So far I've only really considered removing as much of the meat as I can and doing a 50/50 bleach/water solution, letting it soak for approximately 24-48 hours, then hanging it out broad side down to drain after removing the excess flesh. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. There it stayed for a couple of months with all the creatures of the sea enjoying a wee feast. Occasionally, I pulled it out to see how it was getting along and to pull away pieces of loose flesh. Bend the leg backwards at the joint. To do that I wrapped it in some chicken wire, tied a rope to it and threw it off my dock. One of the other guys I was with decided he wanted the bill, so we sawed it off, threw some rock salt all over the base (broad) end of the bill, but then he didn't want it and well I don't want to waste it, so it has been in my freezer ever since (only about 48 hours.). Get gloves, because this is going to get messy. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. A marlin that tries to eat a lure or bait but comes away with the hook hung on its bill is what we call a "nose job." This summer I had the good fortune of catching my first swordfish. 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The bill is relatively thin, approximately 26 inches in length. That made it extra special to me. This seems to be the most effective way I can find, but there are so few resources out there for this process. Washed it again and packed it in borax. I really want to make sure I do it justice. I mailed it off to RJ and he called me when it was ready to paint to ask me generally what I wanted on it. It's the thrill, the anticipation and the look on a client's face when they land their first blue marlin and set it free again. I live in the higher hills of Oahu currently, and taxidermists here are seemingly out of business. Let the bill sit standing upright in the sun for a few months until it is hard.You will know when it is hard by the sound it makes when you tap on it.Sounds like a hard piece of wood.Then you can sand it into a sword like this one.I use a disk sander to shape it then polish it with finer grit paper. This happens most commonly when using artificial lures. Use a serrated knife to gently cut through any cartilage or muscle around the joint and pull it off. Left it in the borax for a couple of weeks and it was good to go and lemony fresh. Keeping a fish on is just as important as getting the bite. As far as my understanding goes with fish, especially saltwater species, the vast majority of specimens are replicas of the original animal and use no actual parts of the fish. You can read all the details here. Little bit of back story; A group of us went out fishing, caught a marlin weighing in at 235.0 pounds while out for a tournament. David Salazar: I practice what I preach: conservation. Well, I decided that as a memento of that occasion I wanted to save the bill and do something cool with it. Just wanted to make a post, this is a first for me and I have spent the last 4-5 hours all over google and websites trying to figure out the best way to do a marlin bill by myself. (OH, and over there —————>       you sign up for free Yeti cup! So I'm curious if anybody can help me. Then, cure or preserve using whatever method you please. So far I've only really considered removing as much of the meat as I can and doing a 50/50 bleach/water solution, letting it soak for approximately 24-48 hours, then hanging it out broad side down to drain after removing the excess flesh. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. There it stayed for a couple of months with all the creatures of the sea enjoying a wee feast. Occasionally, I pulled it out to see how it was getting along and to pull away pieces of loose flesh. Bend the leg backwards at the joint. To do that I wrapped it in some chicken wire, tied a rope to it and threw it off my dock. One of the other guys I was with decided he wanted the bill, so we sawed it off, threw some rock salt all over the base (broad) end of the bill, but then he didn't want it and well I don't want to waste it, so it has been in my freezer ever since (only about 48 hours.). Get gloves, because this is going to get messy. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. A marlin that tries to eat a lure or bait but comes away with the hook hung on its bill is what we call a "nose job." This summer I had the good fortune of catching my first swordfish. 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