Fish Scaler


Image The Fish Scaler tool is a multi-purpose fishing tool only available on some 91mm knife models. The ridged bottom edge of the tool is the fish scale remover. The tip is a "U"-shaped fish hook disgorger used to safely remove a hook from a fish's mouth. The tip is magnetized on some versions, empirical evidence suggests those models manufactured prior to 1985.

On the back side of most of these tools is a Ruler with gradations most commonly in inches. Newer versions have a metric scale on one side and an imperial scale on the other. Very early versions of the tool do not have any ruler markings.

A novel usage for the Fish Scaler appears to be Halloween Pumpkin Carving; the wide serrations are apparently ideal and because the tool is safe for younger carvers it might even be the best suited tool for the job ever.


The Wenger Fish Scaler is very similar to the Victorinox version, but without the ruler .

Some newer Wenger 85mm models have an oval notch on the tool, just below the hook disgorger, that is made for use as a 'line-guide'. The line-guide tool/feature is unique to Wenger fish scalers.
A front (top) and rear view of the older fish scaler with out the line-guide (cut out),found on the 85mm Wenger knives
Fishscaler with Line Guide
Fishscaler with Line Guide

Created by stressmaster5000. Last Modification: Thursday 10 of November, 2016 07:50:53 CET by Huntsman.

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