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Shrimp for bait

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I bought some shrimp from the Giant to use for fishing bait. If I freeze the shrimp and thaw it out later, will this have some effect to fish biting?
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the fresher the better. From my experience, frozen shrimp(thawed) doesn't work as good as refrigerated shrimp on ice.
Thanks for the advice. I just wasn't sure.
If you are going to freeze them might as well buy frozen cheeper ;)
Depends on what you're after. Blues and spot usually don't read the freezer expiration date on anything..Weakfish usually lean toward fresh. If the frozen shrimp smell like shrimp when they thaw they usually work pretty well. I've got a bag in the back of the freezer from last year..they smell like wet insoles. I don't give them much of a chance...
oldsalt has it right!
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