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Can you hold a fish with bare hands?

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But, even when your back is against the wall, mind the fact that hand fishing comes with risks: A hand dangled in the water can be nibbled on not only by fish, but alligators, beavers, snakes, and turtles, and standing in cold water for extended periods of time can lead to hypothermia; whenever fishing with your bare ...

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  • Is it safe to eat salmon that tastes bitter?

    It's best to discard fish as soon as it starts to smell “off.” As salmon starts to decay the fats in salmon (an oily fish) start to turn rancid causing bitter taste. Bacteria move in, spoilage and decay at in.

  • What fish can live with neon tetras?

    Neon tetras do well in a community tank as long as the other species are not large or aggressive. Small peaceful fish such as rasboras, small tetras, dwarf gouramis, as well as corys and other small catfish are good choices as companions. Avoid larger tetras, as they will eat neon tetras at the first opportunity.

  • Is catfish pepper soup good for a pregnant woman?

    All the ingredients in Catfish pepper soup are safe in pregnancy. When cooking and eating catfish, always check that the catfish is fully cooked. Pregnant women should avoid undercooked or raw fish due to the risk of foodborne illness (source: Mayo Clinic).

  • What is the best way to store crayfish?

    Put the crayfish into a large bowl and cover with wet paper towels. Store in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours and use as quickly as possible. If you cook the crayfish but don't eat them straightaway, they can be kept in the fridge for 48 hours. The crayfish meat can also be stored in the freezer.

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  • Can you use marshmallows as fishing bait?

    Seriously though, this may seem crazy, but trout fishermen across the west have been catching trout on marshmallows for years, and they still work. Scented marshmallows work even better, and when loaded with a strong fish attractant like garlic, those trout will be lining up to bite your hook.

  • Can mushroom spores kill you?

    Generally no. Mushroom spores are everywhere, so everyone is breathing some all the time. Sensitive people may have allergies associated with these spores. Mushroom growers that come into contact with heavy spore loads - often oyster mushroom growers - may have severe reactions.

  • How do you kill bacteria in raw fish?

    Marinating raw fish in citrus juice or vinegar, as in ceviche, does not kill all the bacteria and parasites. "Lime juice only makes them angry. That's why they thrash around," says Pong, who advises people to visually examine any raw seafood for worms before they eat it. Some raw seafood is safer than others.

  • Can you eat canned clams?

    Properly stored, an unopened can of clams will generally stay at best quality for about 3 to 5 years, although it will usually remain safe to use after that. ... Canned clams are cooked in the canning process and have an inferior flavor and they can get a bit chewy, but they will work for many recipes.

  • Are fish eggs healthy to eat?

    All fish roe are very nutritious. Fish eggs have a common benefit with fish oil supplements – that's their high component of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fats. Better than supplements, fish eggs are natural sources, hence, there is less risk of oxidizing during processing.

  • What's the vein on the underside of shrimp?

    Sand vein Shrimp don't actually have veins because they have an open circulatory system; however, the process we call deveining does serve an important purpose. The first "vein" is the alimentary canal, or the "sand vein," and is where body wastes like sand pass through.

  • Can I fry fish and potatoes in the same oil?

    If you properly strain your oil, you should be able to use it about four times if you're frying something like fish or chicken. ... On the other hand, using the same oil to fry potato chips, the experiment found no difference between the flavor of the first batch and any of the successive batches.

  • Where do fish hang out in the fall?

    As the water temperature drops, the schools of bait move toward the backs of creeks. To find them, try idling secondary points, the last steep drops in creek arms, and bluff walls off the main lake. Once you mark some baitfish, start fishing.

  • Is wd40 illegal for fishing?

    To jump right to the point of how legal or illegal fishing with WD-40 actually is, yes, WD-40 and other attractants that are non-toxic and don't threaten human or fish health can be used and applied to lures. ... Also, one thing to take into consideration is that you'll probably end up eating the fish that ate some WD-40.

  • How long does hot-smoked fish last?

    At a chill temperature of about 3°C fatty products will keep in good condition for about 6 days and white fish products for about 8 days; at 10°C the shelf life is reduced to 2-3 days for fatty fish and 4-5 days for white fish.

  • Will prawns make me fat?

    Being a lean source of protein, prawns are low in fat with only 0.5 grams of fat per 2-ounce serving. Prawns are a rich source of unsaturated fats, which can improve your overall health. If you are trying to lose weight, prawns are the perfect low-fat food choice.

  • Are glow sticks good for night fishing?

    Yes, light attracts fish, shrimp and insects at night. Using a bright light source will help attract fish. Glow sticks can be used to attract fish or you can use LED Fish Lights.

  • What plants are toxic to shrimp?

    The main concern with toxic plants and shrimp is the possibility that some plants commercially grown in nurseries may have pesticides on them that could harm shrimp. As for plants that are actually toxic themselves, the only one I know of is emersed grown Hygro balsamica. Crypts & Anubias are perfectly safe.

  • What do clams eat salt water?

    Saltwater clams are photosynthetic, and feed off the products off other photosynthetic creatures, like plants, in your tank. They have symbiotic algae in their mantles (top section) that create energy that the clams then harvest. As such, they love having bright, constant lights to feed under.

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