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Calamus Lightweight Razor Sharp Fillet Knife, 9-Inch

Last updated: August 2, 2022


No fishing kit is complete without this fillet knife. It's made using a German stainless steel that's corrosion resistant and extremely durable. Since the knife also includes a sheath and attractive gift box, it makes for an excellent Christmas present.

We looked at the top Fillet Knives and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Fillet Knife you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: The longer blade on this fillet knife makes quick work of filleting and steaking your latest catch.

In our analysis of 128 expert reviews, the Calamus Lightweight Razor Sharp Fillet Knife, 9-Inch placed 5th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

G4116 German Stainless Blades. The razor sharp G4116 German Stainless-Steel fish fillet knife and bait knife blades have a beautiful blue corrosion resistant finish that is fresh and clean looking. It is also more corrosion resistant and will maintain its edge longer to make the job of filleting and steaking fish quicker and more efficient than ever before. Available in Four Different Lengths and Shapes. Calamus filleting knives and bait knives are available in five lengths and shapes, so you’ll always have the perfect fixed knife for the job. Available in a stiff 5” bait knife, a 7” & 9” traditional/flexible fillet knife, and a tough 9” steaking/boning knife. Non-Slip Golf Style Handles. Each knife has a comfortable and slip-resistant, golf style rubber handle for your safety and all-day comfort. These fish knife and bait knife handles feel great in your hand and provide a solid grip on the knife in both wet and dry conditions. These handles are also up to 40% lighter than some comparative handles making the job much easier. Includes Protective Nylon Sheath. Each knife includes a lightweight and durable nylon sheath that protects the blade and keeps you safe between jobs. The sheath is vented to allow for air circulation while allowing water to drain away which also improves corrosion resistance. Perfect for Fresh or Saltwater. German G4116 Stainless-steel blades stay sharper longer and are perfect for both fresh and saltwater fishing applications. Also great as a hunting knife, kitchen knife or chef knife.

Our Expert Consultant

Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

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