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How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) #13660492 08/08/20 12:54 PM
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How do you keep your fish that you are going to eat while you are fishing? ( Ice chest with ice, live well, bucket, etc.)

Re: How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) [Re: Laker One] #13660507 08/08/20 01:31 PM
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I keep my catfish and fresh water Reds on ice in a ice chest . If I am fishing for White Bass or crappie they go into a live well.



Side Note: When I am fishing salt water all of my fish go on ice in a ice chest.

Re: How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) [Re: Laker One] #13660673 08/08/20 04:27 PM
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In the past I've kept them about ever way...stringer, basket, live wells but in recent years its been all ice and ice chest.

Re: How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) [Re: Laker One] #13660696 08/08/20 04:57 PM
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Bucket of water and then into a ice chest for the trip home! thumb


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Re: How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) [Re: Laker One] #13660738 08/08/20 06:06 PM
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In a plastic left over "ice bag" in the ice chest until cleaning later in the day...then put the cleaned fish in a sealable bag & back on ice...

Re: How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) [Re: Laker One] #13660744 08/08/20 06:10 PM
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Live well or basket.

Re: How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) [Re: Laker One] #13660780 08/08/20 07:17 PM
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I have a mesh bag that hangs off 2 D rings on the float tube. I put them in there if I want to keep them and they stay alive in the bag. As soon as I get out of the water they go in a cooler with ice and I clean them as soon as I get home. I normally don't clean them at the lake.


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Re: How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) [Re: Laker One] #13661366 08/09/20 01:36 PM
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Ice in a ice chest. woot



Side Note: Live well on certain occasions. (When on a boat and not a kayak.)

Re: How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) [Re: Laker One] #13663107 08/10/20 07:48 PM
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75° or hotter surface water temp I'm putting eating fish in the cooler on ice..... unless in a tourney....


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Re: How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) [Re: Laker One] #13663186 08/10/20 08:24 PM
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Throw them in a bucket of water as I catch them,then in a ice chest when I'm done fishing.

Re: How Do you Keep your Fish? (While Fishing) [Re: Laker One] #13663241 08/10/20 08:59 PM
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When I'm keeping some fish, I start out throwing them in the live well. When I have 10 in the live well, I start throwing them in the ice chest.


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