The last thing you want to do is cut your finger off.
Trust me when I say that you are going to NEED the MadBit Fillet Glove. The glove protects you from the knife while also giving you a better grip on the fish. In fact, the glove is made with the same high-pressure polyethylene fibers used in bulletproof vests, along with stainless steel wires, so an accident is nearly impossible. Get yourself this must-have glove for just $12.98.
Get a grip on your fish with this glove and don't fall victim to any random incidents.