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prawns uncooked in the shell

Posted: Wed Mar 04, 2009 11:44 pm
by kingcrab
has anyone any ideas where i can get hold of some uncooked prawns there seems to be a shortage of this variety around these parts tried the usual supermarkets fish stalls in the market etc etc

Re: prawns uncooked in the shell

Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:41 pm
by findus
kingcrab wrote:has anyone any ideas where i can get hold of some uncooked prawns there seems to be a shortage of this variety around these parts tried the usual supermarkets fish stalls in the market etc etc

hi king crab i get mine from tesco mate but with no heads

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:13 pm
by bucko

Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:19 pm
by cheeks1991
so you can use normal prawn from tesco for bass and cod. i always thought they were already cooked :-/

Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2009 6:35 pm
by findus
cheeks1991 wrote:so you can use normal prawn from tesco for bass and cod. i always thought they were already cooked :-/
no you can get raw prawns

Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:11 pm
by cheeks1991
oh right. how do use them on a rig? and what fish are they best for ? also whens the best time of year to use them?

Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:19 pm
by A_Smithy
Damn i was gonna ask the same question as cheeks pmsl =))

Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:08 pm
by findus
cheeks1991 wrote:oh right. how do use them on a rig? and what fish are they best for ? also whens the best time of year to use them?
hi cheeks and smithy
i use raw prawns all year round but mostly in winter with black lug for the cod 2 or 3 black lug and 1 or 2 prawns on a pennal pulley rig all so i use bits for tip off for plaice and dabs and use bait elastic it's said it's the nearest thing to crab

findus

Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2009 7:57 pm
by cheeks1991
cheers mate ill give them a go in halfterm and let you know how i get on