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Indian Candy
« on: Oct 08, 2018, 07:05 PM »
Smoked up a couple of rainbows,turned out pretty good for first time.


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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #1 on: Oct 08, 2018, 07:58 PM »
Great color, look delicious!

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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #2 on: Oct 10, 2018, 08:59 AM »
What kind of wood did you use for smoking your fish? I want to try smoking some fish, just curious what you use?

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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #3 on: Oct 11, 2018, 10:50 AM »
I used a Bradley smoker 4 apple and 4 cherry pucks,alternately.

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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #4 on: Oct 11, 2018, 01:21 PM »
What kind of wood did you use for smoking your fish? I want to try smoking some fish, just curious what you use?

For fish milder woods are the best option. As mentioned apple and cherry are good options along with oak, pecan and pear woods.

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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #5 on: Oct 11, 2018, 02:20 PM »
Just did a few cohos myself..i use apple wood for fish.i have a bradley smoker but went back to the old school all wood smoker.the way i was taught years ago.im sticking with all wood smokers the rest of my life.its a dying art with all the electric and gas smokers out now.help that theres lots off apple trees on the property.


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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #6 on: Oct 11, 2018, 03:35 PM »
Looks great!

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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #7 on: Oct 11, 2018, 04:03 PM »
Stick burner smokers are the only way to go!  I feed mine mostly pecan wood, because I get it for free!  I get to clean up all the wind blown tops and limbs a couple times a year, best deal ever.
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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #8 on: Oct 11, 2018, 04:04 PM »
Also, the invasive carp (bighead and silver) are great on the smoker with a kosher salt/browns sugar brine/rub
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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #9 on: Oct 11, 2018, 08:57 PM »
Just did a few cohos myself..i use apple wood for fish.i have a bradley smoker but went back to the old school all wood smoker.the way i was taught years ago.im sticking with all wood smokers the rest of my life.its a dying art with all the electric and gas smokers out now.help that theres lots off apple trees on the property.


Doing some Platte river Coho & Betsie river Kings in my wood smoker this week-end. Resisted the urge to buy a Bradley a few yrs. ago. Been doin it "Old school" since I was 14  (1975). I use Cherry, Maple, Oak & Sassafras.  Get it for FREE on my place. The pic  of those fillets in the original post do look Awesome ! Here is a tip to try w/ your brine.. add about 1/4 cup of liquid smoke & 3  TBS Vanilla extract.  Adjust to your liking. Thyme is good, too, but  use  sparingly.
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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #10 on: Oct 11, 2018, 09:54 PM »
I really like my Cookshack electric.  Apple wood all the way.



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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #11 on: Oct 12, 2018, 08:34 AM »
I mostly use apple and cherry wood for all my smoking. Sounds like I will be set to try some fish!

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Re: Indian Candy
« Reply #12 on: Oct 15, 2018, 10:54 AM »
Also, the invasive carp (bighead and silver) are great on the smoker with a kosher salt/browns sugar brine/rub

It must be an acquired taste because I threw every scrap in the garage when I tried it. Bighead carp tastes like pond scum IMO.

 



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