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How to Fillet a Salmon the Way It’s Done in Nushagak, Alaska

So you finally caught your dream fish? Here’s how to fillet a salmon to enjoy it on the dinner table.

Filleting a fish is a delicate business. If you aren’t careful, someone can end up with a life-threatening fishbone in their throat.

In this video, Steelhead University shows us how to fillet a salmon in the Nushagak style.

It’s not a pretty sight to see, but it only drives home the importance of knowing where one’s food comes from. While many of us may never get the chance to go after a salmon of keepable size, it is nice to dream.

Salmon is such a versatile meat – the best way to prepare it in the summer is a foil packet with asparagus and lemon slices on the grill.

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How to Fillet a Salmon the Way It’s Done in Nushagak, Alaska