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How do you cure fish for storage?

Asked: Drew Shrock, Last Updated:

Soak fish in a weak brine (1 cup salt to 1 gallon of water) for 1 hour. Drain the fish. Pack in heavy glass, crock, enamel or plastic container in strong brine (2 ½ cups salt to 1 gallon of water) for 12 hours in refrigerator.

FAQ

  • Why are the fish at the bottom of the pond?

    Over crowding, a lack of oxygen, over-feeding and poor nutrition, are stress factors that may lead fish to huddle together at the bottom of the pond.

  • Is bread good for pond fish?

    While fish will eat bread if you feed it to them, it's definitely not healthy for them as bread contains yeast and gluten which fish cannot digest. This can lead to several health problems including constipation, swelling and bloating.

  • How do you store Pacific oysters?

    Pacific oysters are a different beast. They prefer cooler temperatures between 5C and 10C so they can be stored in the fridge or in a very cool place, such as a wine fridge or a chilly cellar, for about a week.

  • How did people preserve fish?

    People have been preserving fish for thousands of years by drying, pickling, salting, and smoking. Although ancient techniques are still used to this day, fish are now being preserved by canning and freezing as well.

  • Can I fish with 3 rods?

    A maximum of four rods or lines can be used by any one person at any one time. If any rods or lines are left unattended, they must be clearly marked with the fisher's name and address or name and boat registration number. A maximum of three hooks or three gangs of hooks can be attached per line.

  • Does farmed fish taste better than wild?

    Which tastes better: farmed salmon vs wild salmon? Farmed salmon tends to have a milder taste, and a more tender texture, which makes it more popular with a lot of people. Farmed-raised salmon also have big, fleshy sections of intramuscular fat that create easily flaked and moist pieces once cooked.

  • How do you know when the fish are biting?

    Watching a spinning line where it enters the water can show a tell-tale twitch of a fish taking a jig or a lure. Or watching the rod tip for little tugs, nibbles or simply a drag on the line can let you know that a fish is biting.

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    Every fish can be caught during the night just like the day, and knowing when and where to find them at night, and what bait or lure to catch them with is the answer to fishing success, but over all, night fishing is good.

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