I can vouch for freezing in water. My dad froze all of our Crappie filets in freezer ziplocks with water in them. really seemed to reduced the chance of freezer burnt fish. it took up a chit load of space though.
HALF DIAMOND RANCH BBQ
Home made 5' reverse flow smoker
Weber Kettle 22 1/2" silver series
Weber Copper Smokey Joe Gold 14.5"
GPS trackable RED super fast thermopen