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Just curious because i've been catching a lot of eels at my freshwater hole lately and i'd like to freeze em till April when striper season starts up again

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again? I'm pretty sure your in the thick of it right now!

6 months on well preserved bait should be fine, especially eels.

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They'll keep just fine,but i'm willing to bet you'll be freezing some nice fillets if you decide to sling a few in the surf over the next few weeks.:icon_thumright:

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I use Kosher salt all over the bait and froze in a standard freezer bag. Make sure the bait bag doesn't have a puddle of water in it and press out the air. I don't bother with vacuum bags.

Mine lasted an easy 8 months last year. I bought 50# and froze it.

Of course, I bought some fresh as soon as it was available, used both...

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