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Do You Know How To Clean A Fish?

Posted in Uncategorized by makelargps on November 26, 2009

Now that you have caught your dream fish, do you know how to clean?

Good job. You must be so proud of yourself. You have just landed the biggest fish of all. How do you clean it? You certainly don’t want those ugly fish scales all over your wife’s clean kitchen. Now? what to do. What about cleaning the fish before you leave your fishing spot.

You will need a great knife to start with-a fish fillet knife. Spread out some old newspaper. Use a fish scaler or knife and work against the grain of the scale. Once all the scales are removed, you can toss the newspaper and rinse the fish.

Now it gets even messier. Do you know how to gut the fish? The less mess the better. Take your knife with the blade pointed toward the fish’s head, poke the stomach and slit the fish moving the fillet knife towards the fish’s head. Do not cut deep.

Secondly, take the fish fillet knife with the blade pointing toward the fish’s tail and open the stomach. Remove all the fish guts.

Thirdly, remove the gills and lastly, wrap up the messy newspaper and toss. There you have it. A perfectly cleaned fish.

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