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What size hook should I use for bass fishing?

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Bass fishing hook sizes range between 1, 1/0 and 2/0. The smaller size is perfect for worms around 6 inches, while the larger is better for 8-inch worms or 6-inch lizards. Using those baits, your bass fishing hook sizes will also hold a fish capable of eating the bait.

FAQ

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    Thaw it properly For that frozen bag of shrimp, you want to thaw completely in cold water before cooking. In his book, Fish, Mark Bittman shares that thawing too rapidly can change the cell structure, leading to potentially mushy, flavorless fish. If you're going to thaw, do it slowly.

  • Is perch a bony fish?

    Perch are fish belonging to the class Osteicthyes, whose members have a bony skeleton rather than on made of cartilage. Bony fish comprise the largest group of vertebrates living today, both in the number of individuals (millions) and in the number of species (about 30,000).

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    Sprat (sprattus sprattus) belong to the same family as herrings and sardines. They're small oily fish which contain omega-3 fatty acids which are known to be good for our heart health. A rough belly sets sprat apart from other similar small fish. ... The sprats are tiny, and are normally sold canned – just like sardines.

  • What is a French kiss oyster?

    French Kiss Oysters are a Canadian oyster from Miramichi Bay on the Acadian Peninsula near Negauc, New Brunswick. They are a larger version of the famous Beau Soleils oyster, which is simply allowed to grow for an additional couple of years to reach a size of about 3 1/2 inches.

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    Once it has been cooked, how often can you reheat it? Well the Food Standards Agency recommends only reheating food once, but actually several times is fine as long as you do it properly.

  • How do you reheat frozen cooked fish?

    To reheat fish, put it in a rimmed pan in an oven preheated to 275 degrees Fahrenheit. Warm for 15 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 125 to 130 F.

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