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Decoys for Fishing - Spearing in Winter

Final Spray Coat - Flex Seal Spray

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Preparing for This

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This is the Fish I'm Changing

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Paint doesn't cover. Need to make fish black, first. Primer.

Paint doesn't cover. Need to make fish black, first. Primer.

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I'm limiting my paint to what I have on hand. The color changes as the paint dries.

Where it needs to be darker, I remove paint. Where there needs to be color, I add paint.

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Tap brush through green for fish striping. The black shoes through.

Tap brush through green for fish striping. The black shoes through.

Dark green on top, yellow belly, light green gills, brush off paint for full spot and eye ball.

Dark green on top, yellow belly, light green gills, brush off paint for full spot and eye ball.

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Paint with Acrylic - Seal with Poly or Flex Seal

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Looks Good

Side one.

Side one.

Side two.

Side two.

I think, at this point, I stop.

Acrylic needs to dry. It flattens out as it dries. Perhaps I will coat it in about two weeks. Ice fishing doesn't begin for six months, so I have time.

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