In the neighborhood watched us spending way too much time cleaning our catch and demonstrated your method for cleaning bullhead. Twenty minutes later two or three dozen bullhead were in the fridge fully cleaned and ready for the fry.
The only additional steps you will usually see when cleaning a more sizable catfish are some people will also cut out the meat from their belly and cheeks but that all depends on your preference.
For the most part any catfish speciess anatomy is the sameTherefore the only difference between cleaning a two-pound channel catfish or a 40-pound flathead is its size. Its dangerous to have a moving work space. This way can be used on almost any fish out there you so choose to want to.
Place the fish under cold running water and run your hands all over the skin. Anchor the head of the catfish onto the board with the long nail. From then on we didnt dread arriving home with a sack full of catfish.
Once you have ensured that all the insides scales and fins have been removed place your fish on a clean cutting board. The recipe for catfish is left up to you to choose. The procedure for skinning a catfish is easy to follow with these simple steps.
Safety How YouTube works Test new features Press Copyright Contact us Creators. Cleaning catfish can be something that is challenging for some but many go about it the wrong way. Jun 26 2018 I show the easiest way I know how to clean a catfish or any fish for that matter.
After ensuring that your catfish is not alive cut a slit in the skin behind its gills. Nail the board to a tree or other surface to secure it. Using the correct tools and technique you can clean a catfish in less than 15 seconds.