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Ikijimi method of killing fish

Once you have caught your fish it is most important that you handle and care for it correctly to ensure that it does not deteriorate to the point it is wasted. Deterioration occurs both through chemical and bacterial processes. Depending on the time taken and subsequent treatment of catch this will affect the taste and texture of meat.

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Issue 128 August - September 2017

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    Where Should you Start your Season — Matt Sherriff
    Food, Fear and Sex — Steve Starling Explains
    Great Lake – Lure and Fly — Gavin Hicks
    Beating Burbury — Brad Martin
    Shore or Boat – What is Best? — Justin O’Shannassy
    Flinders Island — Killecrankie Ken
    Inland Fisheries Report and Stocking
    Winter Bream — Jamie Harris
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