Filleting Northern Pike – Getting Rid of the Y Bones

April 25, 2013 4:35 pm0 commentsViews: 886

Northern Pike and larger walleye present a bit of an additional challenge when it come to filleting due to the Y bones that run along the top of the back on both sides of the backbone.

Filleting Northern Pike

Filleting Northern Pike

In this video produced by Real Outdoors TV Show, you see a nice pike filleted in no time, nice and easy with very little waste.

As always it helps to have a sharp knife.  See our fillet knife recommendations for tips on what to look for in a good fish fillet knife as well as several recommended brands.


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