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Can you eat small herring?

Asked: MIKE ROWAN, Last Updated:

Herring make tasty fish cakes and are fantastic smoked. Herring taste great simply pan fried with a light dusting of flour and a sprinkle of pepper and salt. They do not freeze well and are best eaten fresh.

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    Bluefish are aggressive and have been known to inflict severe bites on fishermen. Wading or swimming among feeding bluefish schools can be dangerous.

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