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muchowja

Salting Minnows.

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Just looking for a little info on how to salt some shiners. Heading for Canada this weekend and would like to bring some with. Any info is appreciated, thanks

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maybe just get some Gulp Alive, seems to work really well. People I have talked to used a 50/50 salt brine and just put the minnows into it after it was disolved. Soaked them overnight.

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first choice would be the gulp, other wise I know people who took table salt poured it in the bag covering the minnows.

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Minnows in ziploc, drain all water. When dead, drain all water again. Make a mix of 2/3 canning salt and 1/3 borax, sprinkle over minnows. Let set for awhile and then drain liquid again.

Freeze. The borax keeps the minnows from getting mushy when thawed out.

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