|#7778--BUILD A FISH-CLEANING
One of the least enjoyable parts of a fishing day is cleaning the catch afterward, especially an all-day outing with everyone tired. A shower, refreshing drink, and a good dinner are much preferred to fish-cleaning chores. In addition, too much of a delay in cleaning fish can detract from their palatability as table fare. Unlike game such as venison and grouse, fish does not improve with aging. So, there is a double advantage in cleaning the catch soon after the fish are caught. A fish-cleaning table that can be set up quickly, takes little room in the boat, and is easy to maintain is a desirable item on the well-equipped fishing machine. Such a table is not provided even as an option by most boat manufacturers but this should not deter the boat owner because the construction of such a table is not a difficult project.