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Can I freeze fish whole?

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How to Freeze Whole Fish. Do NOT freeze whole un-gutted fish. You must gut and scale the fish before freezing. Then simply rinse off the fish and store it in zip lock bags (removing as much air as possible), or vacuum seal it, or follow the "ice glazing" method.

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