Updated January 16, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

The 5 Best Electric Fish Scalers

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This wiki has been updated 9 times since it was first published in October of 2017. A traditional fish scaler sure comes in handy when you need to strip your dinner before cooking it, but it’s still a tedious, manual job. With one of these electric models, however, you’ll shave significant minutes off the preparation process and with a fraction of the effort. Most of these are waterproof, and several are battery operated, so you don’t have to be near a power supply. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best electric fish scaler on Amazon.

5. Fashionyourlife Rechargeable

4. Open Country Tumble

3. Bear Paw EFS

2. Speder 800

1. Bear Paw Heavy Duty

Editor's Notes

January 15, 2019:

Electric fish descalers sound like a wonderful invention, but they many are notorious for either breaking quickly, damaging fish skin, or just generally being ineffective. To ensure we didn't include anything like that, we thoroughly checked all the reviews from buyers of every model on our list. We also did our best to select a variety of different styles, as well as plug-in and battery-powered options.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on January 16, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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