Dexter-Russell 31609 8" Narrow Semi-Stiff Fillet Knife with White Handle
- Durable high-carbon steel, semi-stiff blade
- Individually ground and honed
- Slip resistant polypropylene handle
- Impenetrable grip-to-blade seal
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David Leathers (Chef, Food Artist): Growing up in my family’s barbecue restaurant taught me why it’s crucial to have the best boning knife for breaking down meat. Down south, barbecue is life, and it is really important to have a boning knife that starts sharp, and stays sharp, and makes a hard job a whole lot easier. It’s why my kitchen has always got a Dexter boning knife. Dexter’s narrow, flexible blade makes filleting fish extremely fast, and easy. It’s delicate, but the knife is so sharp, that it does the work for me. Dexter boning and fillet knives are designed and built for you, and me; people that make a living in the kitchen. In here, performance, comfort, and durability matter most. These knives deliver because of the Dexter edge.
Narrator: The Dexter boning knife is tough; kitchen tough. Our exclusive DEXSTEEL™ enhances sharpness, performance, and corrosion resistance. Dexter knives are sharp out of the box, and stay sharp, and they’re easy to re-sharpen, too, even after significant use.
Leathers: Whatever blade size I use, Dexter’s superior edge geometry allows for easy sharpening, and cuts that are just better. I use a flexible blade for filleting a fish, but a wide, stiff blade is best for cutting and trimming raw, or thinner, cuts of meat.
Narrator: The Dexter boning knife is designed to be comfortable in your hand. You can choose from a variety of handles like Dexter’s most popular Sani-Safe®, V-Lo®, and SofGrip™ options. If you prefer a forged knife, consider Dexter’s Connoisseur® or iCut-Pro™ lines that deliver balance, performance, and style. All of these product lines are NSF Certified. When you hold a Dexter knife, you’ve got nearly 200 years of cutlery knowledge in the palm of your hand. Dexter is the industry leader because of a commitment to producing quality American-made knives that perform day-in, and day-out.
Leathers: The Dexter boning knife’s narrow, flexible blade lets me easily maneuver around bones, and cut through meat. And with Dexter, you can always expect real quality at an affordable price. It’s why I’ve been happy for years with my Dexter boning knife. It always keeps me sharp in the kitchen.
Narrator: Dexter is the largest manufacturer of professional cutlery in America. Our Southridge, Massachusetts factory has produced the finest quality cutlery, and developed technological advancements since 1818. We take pride in every knife we make, that’s why each knife we produce is tested for quality and performance before it reaches your hand.
Alan Peppel (Dexter-Russell President & CEO): If you use Dexter products, we thank you. We hope we can be your product solution. At Dexter, we’re not the best because we’re the oldest in America; we’re the oldest in America because we’re the best.
Check out this informational video on the benefits of owning a Dexter-Russell boning knife! For fast, easy filleting of fish and precise cutting of any meat, get a Dexter-Russell boning knife, and get "The Dexter Edge"!
Use these Dexter-Russel knifes to fillet fish with ease. Coming in a variety of handles, styles, and lengths, each knife is tough, corrosion resistant, and long-lasting!
|Dexter-Russell 31609 Specs|
|Blade Length||8 Inches|
|Handle Length||5 Inches|
|Blade Material||High Carbon Stainless Steel|
|Edge Style||Hollow Ground|
Customer questions about this product
- Can this knife be washed in a dishwasher?
- No, hand washing with soapy water and sanitizer solution is always recommended. When placed in a dishwasher, the process will often rust and cause damage to the edges of the blade.
Dexter-Russell 31609 Details
This Dexter-Russell 31609 8" narrow semi-stiff fillet knife with white handle is the perfect tool to remove bones from poultry, meat, and fish! While its narrow blade is great for making deep cuts and holes, its semi-stiff design allows you to easily pierce and debone beef and pork with ease. Plus, its high-carbon, stainless steel blade is exceptional at holding a precise edge, minimizing the amount of time spent resharpening.
The white, molded poly handle provides a comfortable, secure grip to prevent potential cuts and injuries. It's also sealed onto the blade to reduce bacteria growth and provide greater sanitation. An ideal addition to your restaurant, deli, or catering kitchen, this fillet knife is sure to help you expertly prepare your dishes.
Blade Length: 8"
Handle Length: 5"
Overall Length: 13"
This item meets the standards imposed by NSF International, which focuses on public safety, health, and the environment.
Hand Wash Only
To preserve quality, this item should only be hand-washed and sanitized.
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This is sturdy and cuts well, and is longer than my mental image had it at. It's also a good price, and seems like it's going to last quite a while. The handle cleans up easily as well.
Richard F. Posted on 03/29/2018
Purchased this for trimming up meat and chicken breasts from the grocery store. This knife is super sharp and has just enough flexibility to make trimming fat a quick job.
Amanda K. Posted on 02/08/2018
Dexter- Russell has been a brand that has exceeded my expectations for years. I couldn't have been happier with the quality of this knife. It is very well made and the blade is firm. It cuts well and the blade stays sharp, with minimum need to sharpen it. The handle fits great in your hand.
Jean H. Posted on 01/13/2018
Dexter-Russell Is a great and trusted name in knives. This 8" narrow semi stiff knife is a great one to have in any kitchen. It is super sharp and can cut meat paper thin. This is one of my favorites in my kitchen.
Jerry B. Posted on 12/14/2017
If you’re looking for a nice 8 inch narrow so much stiffer fillet knife this is a good one to get that has a really nice economical price on it which is great for using a high pace restaurants
Bistro L. from P2B Posted on 11/06/2017
these Dexter-Russell knives are outstanding.. we purchase some every year and the ones we bought over 3 years ago are still just as sharp and easy to handle as the new ones we purchased this year.
Terry V. from TGV Wild Game Processing Posted on 10/30/2017
Good knife for cutting anything tough. Not the best knife for doing fine filet's but it gets the job done. Fits well in the hand.
Elise M. from backwater Posted on 10/24/2017
This blade came right of the package sharp as a razor; as I expected it to. I'm a professional chef who works with fresh fish every day and love it's flexibility of blade and that I can put it in the dishwasher after each type of fish I use it on. I use it the most to clean Norwegian Salmon Fillets after I have skinned them. It also comes with a lifetime guarantee that no one can beat. I have had to use that guarantee in the past. That's why I come back to this knife and it's maker
Russell H. Posted on 05/11/2017
Great kife. The blade holds a good edge. Its very thin and flexible. Amazing knife for the price. Perfect for small to medium sized fish.
Volker H. from sdf Posted on 04/29/2017
\We fillet cases upon cases of chicken breast and steaks every day. this has been a very reliable and affordable filet knife through the years.
Christopher A. from Mesa Grande Taqueria Posted on 12/15/2016
The 8" semi stiff fillet knife is very good. It is nice and sharp and works great fabricating meat, chicken or filleting fish. An easy to clean.
Michael S. Posted on 09/13/2016
This is a great filet knife for the money. Great quality, I've had it for about a year now and it has held up well. It makes skinning salmon a breeze. I would definitely recommend this to a friend.
Jeffrey R. Posted on 08/31/2016
What a great sharp Fillet knife. These Dexter Russel Knives are probably used in more commercial fish houses around the world than any other. Buy it. You'll be glad you did...
Willy H. Posted on 06/30/2016
This fillet knife is good quality. It stays sharp, is easy to clean, and the handle has a great grip. We highly recommend this knife!
Phil R. from Oak Hill Bulk Foods, Inc. Posted on 06/04/2016
Using the Dexter-Russell 31609 8" Narrow Semi-Stiff Fillet Knife with White Handle to cut celery. The blades on the knife make it so easy to cut the celery. Does a great job. Shipped fast.
Julia W. from jwhitten31 on Youtube Posted on 03/01/2016
Dexter Russel is a familiar brand in most kitchens, and this knife makes deboning chicken and other meat processing tasks fast. A workhorse of a knife that comes with lots of knife services.
Michael P. from Mike's Mindful Plate Posted on 12/17/2015
for the price this might be the best filet knife i ever got. it sharp and just stiff enough to get the job done effectively.
Steve K. Posted on 08/29/2015
This knife is big, nice sturdy handle and very sharp. Works great and it's a good tool to have handy, works very good in meats , but specially chicken.
Graciela G. Posted on 05/20/2015
I used to fish in Texas and would clean my fish at a fish cleaning station located inside the park. I often observed the professional fishing guides using these "white handled knives" while filleting their catch. I inquired and they were using the Dexter-Russell brand, which they swore by. I decided to order one and am glad I did. This fillet knife is high quality at a great price. I used it to debone chicken. Would buy it again.
David S. Posted on 04/21/2015
Very sharp and reliable. I use this to prepare chicken breast and it cuts through with ease. Holds an edge very well and sharpening is very easy.
Stewart D. Posted on 12/09/2014
Great for salmon! I buy salmon in bulk and I usually fillet the salmon in portion sized pieces, this knife cuts through that thick fish like buttah! Its nice and lightweight as well but I would've like a better quality handle.
Dawn P. Posted on 11/17/2014
This knife is a Dexter which pretty much says it all. Knife arrived very sharp and has held an edge through many many fish. I use it three or four times a week.
Horace D. Posted on 05/24/2014
A very nice knife for the price! Is very sharp and durable and it seems like it will last forver! I will be purchasing these again!
Troy S. from Nye Square Posted on 10/01/2013
This knife is quite sharp, as it is supposed to be. It cuts through regular raw meats like going through butter! Fileing a fish was smooth, it cut through the bones very easily. I did buy a sharpener for it, since it will need sharpening at some point, but not any time soon.
Miia K. Posted on 08/26/2013
I ordered this knife because my business is on the Oregon Coast. (Salmon Country). I ordered three to see if there might be an interest. All were sold before being displayed. The fisherman in my area found out they were coming and purchased them sight unseen. When they received them they were 110% pleased. .
J P. from The Knife Guy Posted on 08/14/2013
These are ideal for the breaking down of chickens and fish on a daily level. especially at a business where the employees don't have their own knives.
Tom M. Posted on 03/29/2012
In same class as dexter russell products, cant touch price elsewhere. We belong to 'industry clubs' and they cant compare with WEBST* prices, even after shipping costs
Scott R. from The B and B By The Bay Posted on 07/29/2011
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