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How to fillet flathead

Welcome to the ‘how to and Q&A’ series. Flathead are one of the tastiest and most accessible fish for us south-east Australian anglers. They are fun to catch, have a high fecundity (meaning they reach sexual maturity quickly and can be prolific breeders given the right conditions) and are delicious to eat. Filleting them is pretty easy, but there are…

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The basics: Knife selection, knife care, filleting and cleaning your catch.

Following on from how to kill your catch, the next episode of fishing basics series is going to cover filleting and cleaning your catch. First off I’ll cover knives, then knife care and finally actually filleting and cleaning your catch. Knives A little bit of knowledge about the styles of knives and knife selection, while not necessary is good background…

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