How To Fillet Lake Trout

Here are a few simple tricks to filleting a lake trout and making it table ready!

Traverse City, Michigan-based outdoors writer and erstwhile fishing guide, David Rose, demonstrates his favorite method for filleting lake trout and salmon, honed to near perfection from decades fishing eastern Lake Michigan and surrounding waters.

Like a lot of other guides we’ve met, Rose is bullish on electric knives like the Rapala Lithium Ion cordless fillet knife.

And Rose’s secret for de-funking lakers’ occasional fishy taste?

You’ll just have to watch and find out!

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