How to Fillet a Fish

Before you try to fillet a whole fish, it should be scaled. This isn’t necessarily tricky to do, but it can be messy as the scales have a tendency of flying all over the place. To fillet a fish you are going to need the sharpest knife you have and a pair of tweezers. Victorinox knives are perfect for this as they’re not too thick and are quite flexible so you can cut around the…

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Best Fish for Aquaponics

The fish that you decide to choose for your aquaponics system should have similar needs as far as temperature and pH to the plants that you will be growing. There will always be some compromise to the needs of the fish and plants but, the closer that they match, the more success you will have. You also need to take into consideration whether you’re raising the fish to be eaten, or simply just to correlate with…

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[Product Recommendation] BioLite CampStove 2

The CampStove’s 2 latest upgrade features 50% more power, an integrated battery and an updated LED dashboard so you can control fan speeds and get real time feedback on fire strength and battery level. The internal fan creates virtually smokeless flames (95% less smoke) compared to a regular wood fire so you’re cooking faster with cleaner air.

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[Product Recommendation] Sawyer Mini

The Sawyer MINI weighs just 2 ounces, fits in the palm of your hand, and provides 0.1 micron absolute filtration — removing 99.99999% of all bacteria, such as salmonella, cholera and E.coli, and removing 99.9999% of all protozoa (such as giardia and cryptosporidium).

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20 Bugs You Can Eat in the Wild

Believe it or not, insects are actually the most abundant protein source on the planet, with many of them boasting dense concentrations of nutrients like omega 3s. Entomophagy – describes the practice of eating insects by humans.  It is estimated that 2 billion people eat insects as part of their traditional diet worldwide, according to a report by the United Nations. According to the same report, over 1,900 different species of insects have been used for food. This…

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