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dberl09

Good Fillet Knife's?

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Looking for a new all around knife. I usually use Rapala's J Martt.... in the different sizes for different fish, but i know there's better out there. Anyone have any suggestions?

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I know reeds sells those Leech Lake knives. A little spendy but they last forever and its made in Minnesota.

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Deffinetly regular, not a big fan of the electric, seem to waste meat. Or i just need more practice.

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I like my J.Marttiini's made by Rapala. I have in two different sizes and flexibility.

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Old Timer by Schrade. The best knife I have ever had and I have never sharpened it yet. They have a green hard rubber handle and a black nylon case. About $20 but you can find them on the internet for quite a bit less.

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As did I. Wow, but i guess you pay for what you get. Very interested now. I really like it that their hand made in minnesota!

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Just got a Wusthof for Christmas this year. Love it. Just enough flex, great construction and feel.

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raps work just fine. I used mine for everything from gutting deer to filetting crappies. Resharpens easy enough, and hey, I bought it in Minnesota.

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Deffinetly regular, not a big fan of the electric, seem to waste meat. Or i just need more practice.

Just the opposite for me. Everytime I use a regular knife I butcher the fish. But I learned how to clean fish with an electric so that's what I'm used to. I have had a Mister Twister electric knive for about 6 years now. Still on the original blades and it was only about 25-30 bucks. Only thing I don't like is the cord is kinda short.

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Leech Lake...I treated myself to one three years ago. Took it to Canada...now 3 other guys have them.

It is a once in a lifetime gift to yourself...you deserve it.

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The leech lakes are awesome knives. I got one for a buddy, and he loves it. Beautiful keepsakes with utility.

But.

I personally have a Wusthof knife, and love that one too. They keep a really great edge, and have a great flex and strength.

Much cheaper than the leech lake knives, and in many ways superior.

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What size wusthofs are you guys using the ones I am finding are more than the leech lake knife.

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What size wusthofs are you guys using the ones I am finding are more than the leech lake knife.

I've got the 7". I've always used this size so I stick with it.

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Deffinetly regular, not a big fan of the electric, seem to waste meat. Or i just need more practice.

Get the hang of it, and you will never go back to a manual knife

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Originally Posted By: dberl09
Deffinetly regular, not a big fan of the electric, seem to waste meat. Or i just need more practice.

Get the hang of it, and you will never go back to a manual knife

My father in law used one and he didn't waste much meat at all and he could clean 3 fish to my one. I always wanted to get one, just never got around to it.

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Wusthof Grand Prix II is the best blade I've ever used. I even started using it to trim venison.

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One more Huge vote for an Electric.

As said; after using it a few times, you won't waste any meat and they are a lot quicker. IHO

Tweed

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