Category Archives: Fish

3 walleye cheeks on a bed of sauteed greens with a lemon wedge

Walleye Cheeks, a.k.a. Fresh Water Scallops

Walleye cheeks are amazingly delicious little morsels!  They have a nice texture, are somewhat sweet, and practically melt in your mouth when just lightly pan fried, just like a sea…

Pickerel Fish Croquettes

Pickerel is a firm, white fleshed, mild tasting, good eating fish!  You may be disagreeing as you read this with thoughts of lots of bones, especially the ‘Y bones”, but…

Bass with a Tomato Bacon Sauce

This is a perfect summer recipe for when the bass are biting and the local tomatoes are bursting with flavor.  Largemouth bass has a mild, almost sweet, flavor and is…

Poached Fish Fillets in Foil Packets

  Grilling and summer fishing are finally here!  Poaching fish in foil packets is a great way to cook fish on the grill whether you’re cooking on a gas grill,…

Five (or Six) Boneless Fillets from a Pike Fish

Sometimes pike and pickerel are shunned from the list of good eating fish because of “all those bones”.  In just a few minutes, I watched longtime fisherman, Paul Kronenwetter, demonstrate…

Smokin’ Game Hash

In an effort to eat more vegetables in the New Year, this hash is chock-full of veggies along with smoked meat.  Serve with an egg for a delicious, healthy brunch…

Simple Landlocked Salmon on the Grill

The Finger Lakes area of New York State is a hot spot in late spring for catching landlocked Atlantic salmon.  This is also a nice time of year to cook…

Results from Brook Trout Nutrition Study Published

It took a few years from start to finish, and now the full nutrition findings of wild caught brook trout from the Adirondack region of New York state are published in The…

Large Mouth Corn and Tomato Salsa

This is a great recipe for late summer when tomatoes and corn are at their peak of ripeness and the bass are biting!  You can make it as an appetizer…

Processing a Large Mouth Bass, plus fish stock

Large mouth bass are a good eating fish and can be found in many clean waterways, including this nice catch from Cayuga Lake.   Make an initial cut behind the gills. I then…

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