Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands Recalls American Angler Electric Fillet Knives Due to Laceration Hazard
Product & Hazard

American Angler Electric Fillet Knives (“EFK”) – The trigger mechanism on the Electric Fillet Knife units can become stuck in the “on” position, posing a laceration hazard.

Description & Remedy

This recall involves American Angler Electric Fillet Knives with model number 32300 and the following serial numbers: AEK-OB-DS-003-1, AEK-OB-DS-008-1, AMK-KM-DS-003-1, AEK-OB-RB-004-1. The model number is printed on the base of the handle of the EFK and the serial number is printed on the product packaging. “American Angler” is printed on the handle of the recalled knives. The knives were sold in orange and gray and are used as a fishing tool for filleting fish.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled EFK, unplug the unit, and cut the power cord. Consumers should then contact Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands to receive a free replacement EFK by mail. Consumers will need to provide their mailing address and proof of destruction by sending a photo of the recalled product and cut cord to the firm. The consumer should then throw away the unit in their trash.


The firm has received 23 reports of the EFK’s trigger mechanism becoming stuck in the “on” position. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Walmart, Bass Pro Shops and other retailers nationwide and online at from January 2019 through October 2021 for between $110 and $150.

Source: United States Consumer Product Safety Commission,

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