All I can remember using is a wooden fleshing beam to flesh my furbearers on. Whether it was bought from a trapping supply store, or homemade, I can’t recall.

Now, it seems that I should consider using a beam made out of PVC. According to Outdoor Life magazine, they’re sturdier, easier to work with, and provide better results than a wooden beam.

Learn the benefits of a PVC fleshing beam, and find out how to make one for yourself.

It is my firm belief that every hunter and trapper should own and know how to use a fleshing beam. This imperative stems from another firm belief: that every hunter or trapper should know how to flesh and prep the capes and hides of the animals they kill… [continued]

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