How to Fillet and Clean Bluegills

To fillet a Bluegill, Sunfish, Bass, Walleye, or any pan fish is very easy. The real secret is in having a good sharp fillet knife. For Bluegills and Sunfish use a short 6″ fillet knife and for large pan fish use a 9″ fillet knife.

Filleting Bluegills and Sunfish

This short video will step you through on how to fillet. It just takes a few fish to get use to using a fillet knife and following the bones. The process is not fast as it take me 1 minute to fillet an entire fish, but the taste of a Bluegill is well worth it.

See how to Catch Bluegills.