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Old 01-15-2009, 10:01 AM   #1
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I have a buddy who still has fish he caught last Saturrday. He said he placed slush from lake on fish in 5 gallon bucket and the whole thing is frozen solid. I told him I thought they would be ok, but Iwould post here as i have never kept fish that long.
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Old 01-15-2009, 10:10 AM   #2
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i would toss them.. i have to much fish in the freezer already to take any chances..im sure alot of guys would keep them but not me
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I would think they are borderline by now if they were frozen since saturday
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that would be your own judgement call.personally i wouldn't be afraid to eat them.being frozen would have retarded any spoilage or bacteria growth.i'm sure lots of commercially caught fish are kept iced that long before cleaning.
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They have been frozen. Im pretty sure its been colder outside than the freezer in the house. I dont always cut mine up right away either as long as it stays cold out. although onetime someone gave me some that had been out for a few weeks and when i cut them up some of the meat looked weird so i threw them out. Like they always say "if in doubt throw it out."
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