Originally Posted by tmmar
After I blow out the lines, I take a childs plastic pail that they use at the beach. I put it under the canister and unscrew it. The pail will catch any remaining water and I then remove the filter and put it in a zip lock bag in my house freezer until ready to use it next season.
I would suggest you do not re-use an old filter, for whatever reason.
They are some inexpensive filters I get at Lowes, and I change mine in the spring and put a new one mid-summer.
Just my 2 cents.