Category Archives: Panfish

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…

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,…

Chef Lerman’s Panfish Salad

Whether you are still pulling perch out of the ice or starting to fish on open water, this recipe is a yummy way to prepare panfish.  So what are panfish…

Free Fishing Weekend, No License Needed June 29-30th!

This coming weekend, anyone can fish in NYS without a fishing license.  This could be a great opportunity to try fishing for the first time, get back into fishing, introduce…

Baked Butter and Herb Perch Fillets

Ingredients 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup whole grain Panko breadcrumbs or crushed saltine crackers 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon…

Creamy Dijon Fish Fillets

Ingredients 1 pound firm, skinless, boneless, fish fillets (such as trout, salmon, perch, etc.) 1/3 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese black pepper to taste…

Brain Food

Fish, especially fatty fish such as salmon and lake trout, are a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids which helps brain function. Omega-3 has also been linked to cardiovascular health….

Ice Fishing!

The ice is almost a foot thick at the top of Cayuga Lake and the perch are biting. There have also been reports of lake trout being caught. As always,…

Ice Fishing for Perch

Ice fishing is on in Seneca County! Watch an ice fishing clip, get some basic know-how tips, and find ice fishing regulations from NYS DEC.There are many informal reports of…

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