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Pisces Fish Machinery is the world leader in processing fresh water lake fish. Our location on the shores of Lake Michigan has give us over 25 year experience in processing fresh water fish. Pisces offers complete line design or the individual machine for processing Whitefish.

The range of machinery will accommodate all sizes of processing operations. The FR-75 is designed for small volume process, while the AHF-225 offers the option of a total automated processing solution for larger processors.

Scale Removal


A stand alone in-line scaling machine. This machine removes the scales using rotating metal scaling heads. It is best suited to processing fish for fillets. The scaling process is continous.

DS Series Drum Scales

A stand alone rotary drum scaling machine. The drum scales remove the fish by tumbling the fish in a metal drum for a fixed amount of time. This batch process is very gentle on the fish and is best suited to the production of a head-on product.

Single Fillets

FR 75

A stand alone filleting machine for head off fish gutted with the belly open. Suitable for fish in the size range 500 grams to 3 Kgs at speeds up to 40 fish per minute.

FR 200

A stand alone filleting machine for head off fish in the size range 500 grams to 3 Kgs. The FR 200 incorporates an evisceration system and operates at speeds up to 40 fish per minute. Often used in conjunction with the HV 25 Head cutting machine.

AHF 225

An automatic, single operator system to produce single fillets from whole fish in the size range 500 grams to 2 Kgs. Comprising the HV 25 head cutting machine with an auto transfer unit feeding into the FR 200 filleting machine. Operates speeds up to 60 fish per minute.

Head Cutting Machines

HV 25

A stand alone head cutting unit for fish in the size range 500 grams to 3 kgs. Each fish is individually located to ensure optimum position irrespective of size. A vee cut configuration ensures capture of the meat at the top of the head above the gill plate. Often used to prepare fish for the FR 200 filleting. It can be supplied with vacuum evisceration for enhanced hygienic operation and is an integral component of the AHF 225 single operator system.

Evisceration/Gutting Machines


This stand alone eviscerating machine removes all off the viscera and blood line from a head off fish. The machine can also be used on a head on fish if the belly has been opened. This machine does not offer any roe saving.


This stand alone machine opens the belly of the fish in preparation for manual roe extraction or manual eviseration.


Pisces offers the Unifood Range of machines for pin bone removal. Both single lane (UFT 350) and double lane ( UFT 350 Double) models are available.