- They fit nicely in my hands and have grips on the handle.
- They can be used for other tasks, like removing the beard from mussels.
- They come in a variety of sizes from tiny three inch pliers to larger, full sized versions.
- They are inexpensive and readily available.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
To Pin or Not to Pin
Pin boning fish seems to be one of those tasks that will follow you everywhere, so I recommend getting a pair of something to aid in the pin boning process. I use a pair of 6" Jewelry Pliers that I picked up at Walmart for $8.00 (it was a set of three). Why do I like these more than the pin boning pliers used in Fish Fabrication Class? Well,