Besides the unforgettable experience of catching a salmon and the memorable feast afterwards, it’s just as important to preserve your fish the best possible way. For that reason we offer several packaging options for your fresh or smoked salmon for the ride home and beyond.
Your fresh Salmon is normally handed back in a plastic bag with ice and your hot smoked Salmon will be served in a pizza box with some forks and a lemon wedge. You may want to consider upgrading your packaging to extend the ‘life’ of your fish.
We can vacuum pack your hot smoked catch to extend the life of your salmon. Be aware that the fish must be cooled down for at least 45 minutes before packing. Without vacuum sealing, hot smoked Salmon will stay good for few days (refrigerated). Freezing smoked salmon is possible but not recommended. Vacuum packing your fresh Salmon is also possible to prevent freezer burn but it doesn’t extend the life (if unfrozen).
Chilly Bin or Bag
When it’s a hot day or you’re unable to store your fish in a fridge within two hours, consider buying a small re-usable chilly bin or bag filled with ice. Fresh Salmon can be stored in the fridge for a few days and in the freezer for months. A small amount of ice is always included with your fresh salmon to cover the first few hours.
We are able to send your salmon all over New Zealand in a polystyrene bin filled with ice for only a small fee. Ask our staff for the options!