How to Catch, Clean and Cook American Eel

This is everything you need to know if you want to cook up some eel.

Ever wonder how to catch Eels? I'm not talking about that popular trap method, but rather with a rod and reel. Then, once you catch one, what do you do with it? Watch the video below to find out.

Well, if you didn't find the eel fishing entertaining, the kids make this video worth watching.

After watching this, hopefully you have an idea or a new way to cook eel. If you don't have eels in your area, this recipe would also work well with any firm fresh water fish, like pike or bass. Obviously, use a really sharp knife when cleaning your eels and make sure to take the skin off. Finally, don't use gasoline as a substitute for lighter fluid.