Hold the Knife in Your Right Hand With the sharpening rod on the left, hold the fillet knife on your right hand with a bit of pressure. Start sharpening by moving the blade by moving in a 20-degree angle. Slowly Slide the Sharpening Rod When you move the rod, do it slowly to give your fillet knife extra sharpness.
What angle do you sharpen a fish fillet knife?
Set your fillet knife sharpening angle around 18 to 21 degrees. When you lay a fillet knife across the blade table and rest on the face of the blade it usually cancels 1 or 2 degrees out. The lower the angle you put on a knife, the longer it’s going to take to sharpen.
Where are Leech Lake knives made?
The “Leech Lake Knife Co.” has been moved to Cedar Rapids, Ia. from Walker, Mn. #2. Don’s son has taken ownership of the brand name.
How often should you sharpen a fillet knife?
Do this on each side equally, approximately 8-10 times. You will become faster and find the way you prefer to hone your steel with experience. Again, this should be done before using the knife each day. Once a year or sometimes more depending on use, your knife will need a true sharpening.
What do you use a filleting knife for?
Fillet knives are specifically designed for cutting fish and removing bones. A wide array of fish knives with various cutting edges exists – but the most common ones are fillet knives, large serrated knives and those designed for cutting tuna.