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    Does anyone use a different method of freezing fish other than in a bag with enough water to cover them?

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    I use a quart plastic container. Stacks better in the freezer and takes up less space.
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    I read an article by Bill Dance where he would place the fillets on wax paper on a cookie sheet and freeze them overnight then dip each one in a bowl of cold water and place in a freezer bag. The idea being to be able to pull out as many or as few as needed. Think I might give it a try.

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    I use a chamber vac and vacuum seal works great
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    What speck chaser said.

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    X2 V
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    Quote Originally Posted by speck chaser View Post
    I use a chamber vac and vacuum seal works great
    I’ve wanted to try the chamber vac. But according to my wife there not worth the cost. Lol.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike1234 View Post
    I’ve wanted to try the chamber vac. But according to my wife there not worth the cost. Lol.


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    Buy a small freezer to dedicate to wildlife and fish . cheaper in the long run than vacuum sealer and bags . She is right .

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    I used and still have a vacuum packer. I went back to quart bags and water. I can’t tell any difference in taste a year later, and bags with water is easier. I give over year old to coworkers and they’ve never complained.


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    People who freeze fish without cleaning them. Is this a safe practice?

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