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penguinabc123

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vaccum sealed roe
« on: December 13, 2011, 03:29:08 PM »

Hey everybody,

I tried searching/googleing this but couldn't come up with any results. This is going to be my second steelhead season (the first season didn't go so well) and I was hoping to have some roe to fish with. However, of the limited salmon I caught this season (work/school = limited time) none had roe for me. My question is about the pre-packaged roe at like wal-mart or canadian tire.
1. Is it even worth buying that to use or is the quality poor enough that I shouldn't waste my time
2. If I buy it am I able to re-cure it, that is do a who pro-cure proccess on it? ( I have read up on curing methods) I know that, yes, I can cure it again, but will it be effective is what i'm getting at.

Thank's a lot for any respones!!

-Andrew
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Fish Assassin

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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2011, 03:57:33 PM »

I wouldn't waste my money on that. Rather, go to Berry's and buy some of their procured roe. Much better IMO
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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2011, 04:31:32 PM »

There are a lot of good options besides roe.

Go to save on foods and buy a shrimp ring. You can fish them as they are or dye them using pro-cure.

Another good option is to fish jigs. Bent Rods makes an excellent product.
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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2011, 04:38:34 PM »

 Don't waste you're time on that goo they try to pass off as roe. Shrimp work great low maintenance and effective.
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silver ghost

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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2011, 04:52:48 PM »

that stuff is complete garbage not to mention its a complete ripoff...I think it was like 12 bucks last I saw it and it isn't even close to a pound, maybe 500 grams at most
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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2011, 05:59:19 PM »

Buy some spider thread, and melnak baitmaker mesh. Goto Berrys or other shops that carry it and ask for water hardened single eggs. Tie up roe bags with 5-7 eggs in each sack. Doesnt hurt to add a little smelly jelly, pautzkes nectar or procure scents to it.
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bigblue

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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2011, 06:41:19 PM »

Frozen stuff is way better than the vacuum packed stuff.
I would not touch that stuff.
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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2011, 06:43:35 PM »

Used it once in a pinch and it was terrible. Better off using artificial bait, jigs or shrimp as other people have already mentioned. 
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penguinabc123

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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #8 on: December 14, 2011, 08:54:05 AM »

Thanks for all the answer's guys, I am glad I asked on here before I wasted my money.

There have been a lot of great options suggested and I guess I have about 3-4 months to try them all out :)

Hopefully this season I pull one in before I get to discouraged.
Thanks again,


-Andrew
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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2011, 04:45:30 PM »

Prawns are good. I use smaller chunks of them myself. Good luck!

And, uh, trout slayer, would you mind posting a little more often? You advice seems good for my heart rate! ;D
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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2011, 07:00:32 PM »

Trout Slayer summed it up pretty good. In 30 minutes I tied up more than enough for a few trips, unfortunately if the weatherman is right it may be some time before I get to use them.



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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #11 on: December 28, 2011, 08:39:19 PM »

After I cure my Roe i Freeze it in vacuum bags for whenever i want to head-out. they last for over a year easy! I don't use bags, I just use roe by itself and find it works much better that way.
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Re: vaccum sealed roe
« Reply #12 on: January 02, 2012, 08:21:27 PM »

Has anyone ever tried Sunrise cured roe out of Oregon? Search Sunrise salmon roe on Google , they look really good.
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