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Finished Amago Paper Craft

Paper craft of Amago that is special trout in west Japan and Japan. When completed, it will be 26.5 cm (10.4 in) long. Download the PDF files below and enjoy at off season or when you can't go fishing.
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instructions pdf file
Amago's Head
Amago's Dorsal Fin

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Finished Yamame Paper Craft

Paper craft of Yamame that inhabits the Pacific Ocean side north of the Kanto, all over the Japan sea, and the area except the Seto Inland Sea side of Kyushu. When completed, it will be 26.5 cm (10.4 in) long.
yamame pdf file

Paper craft of Iwame that is a mutant species of Amago (Yamame) without spots and parmarks. They inhabit some limited basins, and are at risk of extinction. When completed, it will be 23.5 cm (9.25 in) long.
Iwame pdf file
Finished Iwame Paper Craft
Finished Biwamasu Paper Craft

Paper craft of Biwamasu, an endemic species that naturally distributed only in Lake Biwa and the surrounding rivers. They are designated as a near threatened species now. When completed, it will be 32 cm (12.6 in) long.
Biwamasu pdf file

display stand-4 pdf file

Paper craft of Oshorokoma that widely distributed in the Arctic Ocean and the northern Pacific coast, and they inhabit only Hokkaido in Japan. They were considered a subspecies of Dolly Varden, but were classified as a distinct species in 2023. When completed, it will be 27 cm (10.6 in) long.
oshorokoma pdf file
Finished Oshorokoma Paper Craft
Finished Iwana Paper Craft

Paper craft of Nikko-Iwana (Japanese char) that inhabits north of Yamanashi on the Pacific Ocean side and Tottori on the Japan Sea side. When completed, it will be 28 cm (11in) long.
iwana pdf file

Paper craft of Yamato-Iwana (Japanese char) that inhabits mountain streams flowing into the Pacific Ocean in the central region of Japan, the Kii Peninsula, etc. When completed, it will be 25.4 cm (10 in) long.
iwana pdf file
Finished Iwana Paper Craft
Finished Ito Paper Craft

Paper craft of Ito (Japanese huchen) that is the biggest freshwater fish in Japan, and is said to grow from 1 m (3.28 ft) to 1.5 m (4.92 ft). They inhabit only in Hokkaido, southern Chishima and Sakhalin. When completed, it will be 33 cm (13 in) long.
ito Japanese huchen pdf file

Kunimasu thought to be extinct have been rediscover -ed in a lake near Mount Fuji. This looks like Kokanee but there is the feature that the body is black and has not black-spots. The visual data are very little so I colored by my imagination.
kunimasu pdf file
Finished Kunimasu (Black Kokanee) Paper Craft
Display Stand

Display stand of Paper trout. Try to use color paper, paper of stone pattern or wood grain pattern and so on besides white paper if you want to taste different atmosphere.
display stand-1 pdf file

instructions pdf file

Ideas of Display by Visitors

Paper trout with natural and movement can be made by assembling the body parts slightly shifted up and down, left and right. Like the idea of "Ideas of Display by Visitors", using dead trees or stones makes it more realistic. This idea is suitable for trout without par marks.
Idea for assembling
Display Stand

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