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Offline Nuangolasusquehanna

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Re: electric filet knives
« Reply #30 on: Feb 18, 2019, 11:21 AM »

Cool story, bro. You should make a thread about non-electric 4.5" fillet knives and go post in there.

What should the title be?  "How yo fillet a fish without electricity!"


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Re: electric filet knives
« Reply #31 on: Feb 18, 2019, 03:51 PM »
Ive got an older, probably 25+ year old mister twister, and it does the job.  Mainly for getting the fillet off the fish, then I use my Birch handled rapala to remove the rib bones.  I used to do like the guy in that video did, cut down to the tail, flip and remove the fillet from the skin, but found that it is easier to take the rib bones out while the skin is on....so I have a 3 step process, electric to remove the fillet, non electric to scoop the bones, then electric to remove the skin.....a little longer that way, but Im not a fan of just cutting out the rib cage ala the video, even if there is only a little meat under those bones.....

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Re: electric filet knives
« Reply #32 on: Feb 18, 2019, 05:33 PM »
Ive got an older, probably 25+ year old mister twister, and it does the job.  Mainly for getting the fillet off the fish, then I use my Birch handled rapala to remove the rib bones.  I used to do like the guy in that video did, cut down to the tail, flip and remove the fillet from the skin, but found that it is easier to take the rib bones out while the skin is on....so I have a 3 step process, electric to remove the fillet, non electric to scoop the bones, then electric to remove the skin.....a little longer that way, but Im not a fan of just cutting out the rib cage ala the video, even if there is only a little meat under those bones.....


I'd rather lose a little meat on the ribs them put my knife through the intestines.  I like clean fillets. 

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Re: electric filet knives
« Reply #33 on: Feb 18, 2019, 06:40 PM »
i broke mr twister on-switch in one season. american angler was alot easier to hold on to for long periods.

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Re: electric filet knives
« Reply #34 on: Feb 18, 2019, 08:29 PM »
I'm sticking with the 4" original Rapala. I'd consider going electric if I had to clean BIG fish. Perch, crappies, and gills are fine with a wood handled Rapala.
I actually use a regular 7" fillet knife for walleye and pike most of the time, because I usually don't fillet that many at a time.  It's the perch with their bullet-proof, armored scales that I need the electric for, especially when I catch a lot of them.

 



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