Why You Need Fish Fillet Tables

If you do not have your own fish cleaning table you may already know the hassle of trying to clean your catch using whatever that is available. A kitchen sink or cooler surface may have already been used for the purpose, but this would have most probably resulted in creating a worse mess. Let’s face it, cleaning fish is by far the least enjoyable part you will have to endure after a relaxing day out fishing. Therefore if you want to make this stage also hassle free, it is best you take time to build your own cleaning station. This will give you a designated place to clean your catch in a convenient and hygienic way.

Making Your Own Fish Cleaning Station

  • Cutting board

This forms the most obvious part of fish fillet tables. The surface you choose will need to be sturdy enough to endure the gutting and chopping fish cleaning will often require. In addition to this you will need to look for a surface that is easy to clean and also does not damage the cutting equipment. There are several options of cutting boards that are available for this purpose. Polythene cutting board options are readily available and are quite affordable as well. Many prefer polythene due to its cost competitiveness and ease use. If you purchase a ready made board, all you would need to do is attach it to the table. But in terms of disinfecting, plastic does has its down side. As an alternative you could use wood or granite that are sometimes more expensive.

  • Frame

The frame is a part of the fish cleaning station that is quite important because it can be used to modify the type of table you are going to build. You can make this in a way that it is foldable or portable to match the space availability of where you will use the station. PVC is the most commonly used frame material as it is light, cheap and strong.

  • Sink

You don’t need to really worry about having a fancy sink fixed to your cleaning station. Fundamentally all that would be required is a running water source and a proper system to allow wastewater to drain out. There are also sink units that can be purchased. If you use one of these, you can create a more professional looking cleaning station.

Author's Bio: 

Mark Hein writes about Marine Products by Birdsall Marine Design, shares his knowledge about Rod Holders, Fish cleaning tables and stations, best Leaning posts, marine upholstery, boat seats etc based on his experience in working with Birdsall Marine Design.