Haven't given my mat a lot of work, but was helpful when cleaning several fish on my fish cleaning table. The mat stayed in place, as advertised, which is nice. Does collect scales, but they wash off easy. Bought two, but will have to wait til next summer to see how they work on a larger fish.
It does clean easy and has no smell after. As for skinny the filets after on pan fish it was difficult. The mate was to soft and made it hard to skin. Wish it was bigger in size and had a flat spot were you could skin the filet.
order arrived quick. Heavy duty. My brother hasn't used it yet, but he seemed pleased. His wife was the happy one. "No more filleting on my granite counter tops!!"
I have not got it out of the box that is was shipped in, snow everywhere and cold, I well thank you for shipping it to my address so Quick, Thank I will try it out this spring fishing time ??