Smoking in the rain?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by stevetheteacher, Jun 2, 2015.

  1. Can it be done? If so, how?


  2. Keep the Smoker under some cover and you can.  Hmmm how about a patio cover?  Are you using an electric?
  3. robcava

    robcava Meat Mopper

    Get one of those portable canopies if you dont have a deck or an overhang or something to put it under.
  4. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Yes it can be done LOL

  5. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    When I lived at the Oregon coast if I didn't smoke in the rain if only get to smoke a couple days a year! Some smokers do better than others in the rain. The WSM family rocks it in the rain. Just smoked a bone in turkey breast a day ago in a complete down pour. The Mini-WSM rocks in the rain. I put my iGrill in a plastic bag to protect the transmitter. Other than that I did nothing else special. Smoker ran at 350 for the 2.5 hour cook. At the end of the cook I closed down all the vents and let the smoker sit in the rain. Easy peasy!
  6. hwynboy

    hwynboy Fire Starter

    two words....DRY WOOD!

    It can be done and I have done it many times....but you gotta have dry wood.
  7. robcava

    robcava Meat Mopper

    Haha, so true! I have struggled with soggy coals bc I left the bag on the ground more than once.
  8. oddball

    oddball Smoke Blower

    I've not had any trouble with rain, but I was using charcoal and wood.  May need to keep a close eye on things, but otherwise not any different than any other time.

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