Question about curing skein for salmon

Discussion in 'North West Michigan Streams and Rivers' started by salmonguy10, Aug 7, 2017.

  1. meatfishhunter

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    Plain old borax and strawberry jello works fantastic for me. I will always use fresh/uncured when availible.
     
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    Been in the freezer for a year. Are they garbage or still good? 20170828_171951.jpg
     

  3. thousandcasts

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    Hell, for kings I'd roll it in some borax and use it.
     
  4. BUGBOAT

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    Those are junk. Throw them in the trash. I'll save you the effort of throwing away. I'll pick them up, where are you located ?
     
  5. salmonsteel97

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    I've gotten worse looking eggs fresh out of the fish at the cleaning station.
     
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  6. salmonguy10

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    Haha so I'm in business then. Sweet:woohoo1:
     
  7. Fishndude

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    I've harvested worse looking eggs from dead hens, that were lying on the bottom of rivers. They worked. Cut that into golfball sized chunks, put a quart of 20 Muleteam Boraz (Laundry soap - you can usually find it at Walmart) into a gallon Ziploc, add the chunks, and shake until the are entirely coated. Then put 6-8 chunks in a qt Ziploc, add a bit more soap, squeeze the air out, and put em in the fridge, or freezer. Or use them within a week. They will continue to get darker over time.

    If you catch a hen that is full of eggs, do the same thing with the fresh spawn, before you freeze it.
     
  8. salmonguy10

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    Thank you for the advice
     
  9. Jimbos

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    I did the borax and jello brew and a year later they still look surprisingly good.
     
  10. salmonguy10

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    For the jello just sprinkle the dust on same ad borax?
     
  11. salmonguy10

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    How long will borax cured eggs be good in the freezer for?
     
  12. nichola8

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    I just pulled stuff out from last year, little gooey but perfect, doesn't freeze all the way with the cure.


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