The right way to kill a fish..Ikejime ?????

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  1. Chumbucket101

    Chumbucket101 Member

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    So i was browsing ebay for any sweet deals on fishing gear when i see this item called a “fish nerve tightening wire”. I thought what the heck is this contraption since I couldn’t read the words cause they were all in Japanese. So i utubed it and stumbled upon this video which i found very interesting. Would this be practical for catfish? Maybe. Seems like allot of work. What do you think?
     
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  2. mooseman75

    mooseman75 Well-Known Member

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    This was a very interesting find indeed. I don't think I would have the patience as my health isn't good and when I filet 4-5 fish now I'm done the day. but if I were to actually want to keep the fish longer and age them, well maybe this would be the way I don't know. Thanks for sharing nonetheless.
     
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  3. Chumbucket101

    Chumbucket101 Member

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    Yeah, i may conduct an experiment the next time i catch a few fish. At least bleed out one or two, i dont have the wire but i do have an awl i can use for the brain spike.
     
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  4. Michael Wilkerson

    Michael Wilkerson Member

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    We use this method to kill yellow fin
    tuna. There is a dramatic difference in the flesh quality and taste.

    Capt. Wilk
     
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  5. Chumbucket101

    Chumbucket101 Member

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    I suspect this would be the case. Its amazing how the tuna in a can is much fishier than tuna used for sushi.
     
  6. truckgrandpa

    truckgrandpa Active Member

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    This is very interesting. I wonder, though, in order to use this method, would a person need to buy a special tool to kill the fish or would a common icepick work?
    It seems to me that it would.