How To Fillet A Catfish
Everyone has their own techniques when it comes to fishing for catfish and in this video, The Weekend Angler will show you how to take that big catfish you caught and turn it into a tasty meal that everyone can enjoy.
Catfish are great eating and valued for their high quality, white meat. Channel catfish and blue catfish are among the most common varieties and are cleaned using the same techniques. Multiple cleaning techniques exist, but the most efficient is a simple fillet technique. Filleting the fish prevents the need for gutting and leaves you with meat ready to cook. Filleting in the field is ideal as the carcass is easily disposed and will not attract critters to your home. If your filleting fish at home using the fish head and guts to fertilize your garden is a great way to dispose of the carcass.
What technique do you use to clean your catfish? Let us know in the comments below.
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