7 Tips To Ensure The Quality Of Your Fish For Dinner

7 Tips To Ensure The Quality Of Your Fish For Dinner

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  1. Ice, Ice Baby – I don’t know how many guys I’ve seen go on an all-day tuna fishing trip and throw a couple of 40-pound bags of ice in the fish box or kill bag. As a rule of thumb, you want to have AT LEAST a half-pound of ice for every pound of fish you want to keep. Some quick math; four guys, catching five tuna each with an average weight of twenty pounds clocks in at 400-pounds of fish. You’ll want to no less than two hundred pounds of ice. Try to keep all your ice bagged and packed tight together in one insulated spot to maximize it’s holding time.
Ali Hussainy caught his first fish, a trout, with his grandfather at the age of three, and that sparked a fire in him as he chased the next bite all over the sierras. When he caught his first bonito from the San Diego bait barge, his life changed again. Trout never had the same luster — he was on ...