Best tips for cleaning catfish

When you are actually skinning the catfish it is important to have a clear cutting service. Many people make the mistake of skinning their cat fish right on their kitchen counter top. This is a big mistake that can lead to you damaging your kitchen counter top. If you were to skin your catfish without a cutting board then you run the risk of accidentally cutting into your kitchen countertop. The best thing to do when skinning a catfish is to use a cutting board. This will prevent your countertop from getting damaged while you are skinning your fish.

If you do not like preparing catfish that you have caught that is not a problem. Many times if you go on a fishing boat they will clean and skin your catfish for you. The only problem with doing this is that they will charge you a small fee. For some people this is a good option because it is extremely convenient to you. If you are on a tight budget then you probably don’t want to turn towards this option. Either way, this is a viable option for many people that are not living on a tight budget.

These catfish cleaning tips will provide you with a way to effectively clean your catfish and stay safe at the same time. Fish can be extremely dirty and have harmful bacteria on them. If you want to keep your kitchen clean and your family safe then you should disinfect anything that comes in contact with the fish as you are skinning it. Getting as much skin off of the fish as possible will also help you to have a better meal. By sharpening your knife beforehand you will be able to cut the fish much more accurately. Just remember, the most important thing is keeping your kitchen clean and your family safe!

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Dan Eggertsen is a fellow catfish fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on catfish fishing since 2004.

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