Closeup of the body detail on a Steelhead Reproduction. Note the intricate hand tipping of each scale. The quality of the fiberglass fish replica bears mentioning as well. Notice the detail picked up in each scale on the replica. Also look at the symmetry of the mount as well.
An extensive knowledge of paint and painting techniques is required in order to produce a quality fiberglass fish replica such as this example. The layering of colors to create the complex substance that is a steelhead speaks volumes of the quality work produced by Alaska's Real Life Taxidermy.
Steelhead scientific name: Oncorhynchus mykiss
Photo Gallery: Steelhead