| June 25, 2015

Food & Drink, Manly Skills, Travel & Leisure, Visual Guides

How to Fillet a Fish: An Illustrated Guide

how to fillet a fish - illustrated guide

Few summer pastimes are as satisfying as fishing — it’s a great activity to do with your kids, makes for an excellent microadventure, and harkens to our manly imperative to be providers. What makes it even more satisfying is being able to fillet and cook your catch for a real water-to-table experience.

This illustrated guide is a useful starting point that will be accurate for most fish; some varieties have unique methods, but in those instances you’ll likely have someone with more expertise with you. Get out there and bring some dinner home!

Hat tip to AoM food guy Matt Moore for consulting on this piece.

Illustrated by Ted Slampyak

Last updated: April 20, 2017


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