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Curing Fish Eggs for Fishing

Curing Fish Eggs for Fishing

1) Bleed female fish immediately after you catch them; when you clean them, wash every particle of blood off the eggs you can. Nothing ruins a cure faster than blood in the eggs.

2) When you get down to the curing process, pat the eggs dry with a pure white paper towel and section them. Don't use towels with printed designs or colored writing.

3) Sprinkle the eggs lightly with Pro Cure and rub the cure in with your fingers. Use Rubber gloves --the stuff will stain permanently.

4) Put the eggs in plastic bags or jars and put them in the refrigerator. Turn them every 1 to 2 hours to allow the cure to spread evenly.

5) Drain and let dry, and then wrap the eggs in paper towels and put them in the freezer.

6) Once they've frozen, vacuum-pack them and store them in the freezer. They'll last in the freezer upwards of a year.

Egg Cure

Mix 1 cup each of sugar, borax, and salt into 1 quart of water.
Cut eggs into bait size. Place in solution for 1 hour.
Let air dry overnight on paper towels.
Place in baggies and freeze until ready to use.
Optional: Red food coloring, the kind cake shops use works best.