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    Filleted my pinky

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    Skinned the Gurnard,taking the first fillet of the last brim,oops
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    Bernard the Gurnard and ALL his mates! Pic of the finger?
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    two words.................filleting glove

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    Well done

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    Nice haul there @madjon. Speaking of filleting, what are the best knives to use @vietnamcan etc.
    Filetted our snapper and co tonight and our knives are shit.


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    Comm guys tend to use victory knives.
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    Hey @Danny sharp ones are best !!
    With respect to gurnard I reckon just leave the skin on!!
    It makes for easy filleting and with no scales on the skin it crisps up good & its really tasty
    Did you load up on them today @VC, or to many kids tangles ??
    There heaps out there at the moment !!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chur Bay View Post
    Comm guys tend to use victory knives.
    Thats what i use, from local commercial fishing supplier
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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny View Post
    Nice haul there @madjon. Speaking of filleting, what are the best knives to use @vietnamcan etc.
    Filetted our snapper and co tonight and our knives are shit.


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    I use this one and it is fantastic. VICTORY Fish Filleting Knife Stainless 22cm | Trade Me. I have used hundreds of filleting knives and filleted thousands of fish (maybe a slight exaggeration but it is lots) and this is the best I've come across.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kukuwai View Post
    Hey @Danny sharp ones are best !!
    With respect to gurnard I reckon just leave the skin on!!
    It makes for easy filleting and with no scales on the skin it crisps up good & its really tasty
    Did you load up on them today @VC, or to many kids tangles ??
    There heaps out there at the moment !!
    Did we ever! kids were catching the buggers 2 at a time... we threw back anything under about 35cm and still landed 36!

    As for knives yes a sharp one is best, for smaller fish like gurnard a commercial "trimming knife" which is actually the same knife as many butchers boning knife is good but for everything else I like a flexible 10-12" blade with a bull nose end on it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kukuwai View Post
    Hey @Danny sharp ones are best !!
    With respect to gurnard I reckon just leave the skin on!!
    It makes for easy filleting and with no scales on the skin it crisps up good & its really tasty
    Did you load up on them today @VC, or to many kids tangles ??
    There heaps out there at the moment !!
    Cheers, today i got limits of snapper, John Dory, cod and kahawai. Skippy or albies were everywhere which I figured was late in the piece.
    I'll look at Victory knives again. I've recently moved house and I've lost a heap of gear. Blunt knives suck.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Chur Bay View Post
    Comm guys tend to use victory knives.
    Chur ow Bay.
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    I've got a long Rapala stainless filleting knife which is good and a svord carbon steel which is good also. I tend to peel the gurnard and cook them hole cause the centre bones are a pain!

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    Quote Originally Posted by matto1234 View Post
    I've got a long Rapala stainless filleting knife which is good and a svord carbon steel which is good also. I tend to peel the gurnard and cook them hole cause the centre bones are a pain!
    Have a look here matto they are no more difficult to remove than any other fish.

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    I recommend some Lima beans and a nice chianti

 

 

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