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5 Great Fish Recipes From Our Field Staff

We all know fishing is a very enjoyable experience. It is a time to bond and a time to clear your head from all the stressors of life. It’s therapeutic. That does not mean you can’t enjoy eating the fish as much as the time spent catching them. We gathered up 5 great fish recipes from our field staff for you try next time you are out fishing.

Adirondack Walleye Fry

This recipe comes from the Adirondack household and has been tested as their favorite way to eat their walleye.

Adirondack Walleye Fry
 
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • 2 walleye fillets
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup crushed ritz crackers
  • vegetable oil for frying or bear grease if available
Instructions
  1. Beat egg in bowl and set aside. Combine flour, garlic, salt, and pepper in another bowl. add the cracker crumbs into a third bowl Heat oil in large cast-iron skillet ready for deep frying
  2. Dip fillets into the flour mixture, then the eggs, and then the cracker crumbs and then into the hot oil or grease. Cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Enjoy your catch!! No first ice pics here yet small ponds only have ¼" I tried to walk out this morning only made it 2 steps then spalsh!!
 

Alton Fish Recipe

This recipe uses a glaze instead of a batter to leave your fish nice and flakey.

Alton Fish Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup of Mayonnaise
  • Splash of Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsps. of Dry Mustard
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Dill to taste
Instructions
  1. Mix all together and glaze your filets in a glass oven proof dish and cook in oven until fish is flakey!

Fish Chowder

Not all fish chowder is the same. We tested this one recipe and everyone loved the results.

Fish chowder
 
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • 6 potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 large sweet yellow onion
  • 1 stalk of celery diced
  • ½ lb bacon
  • ½lb (or more) firm fish fillets
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • In a large stock pot cover potatoes with enough water so they are fully covered. Bring to boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  • In a separate pan, saute bacon and onion, add celery half way through, I like to add some Tony Cacheres Creole seasoning while cooking the bacon and onion. Add bacon, casino pa natet onion, and celery to the potatoes
  • Once potatoes are soft, and the broth has a milky look to it, add cut up fish fillets. Continue cooking until fish fillets are cooked through.
  • Add enough cream to bring soup to your taste. Season as you like, taste along the way.
Instructions
  1. In a large stock pot cover potatoes with enough water so they are fully covered. Bring to boil, then reduce to a simmer.
  2. In a separate pan, saute bacon and onion, add celery half way through, I like to add some Tony Cacheres Creole seasoning while cooking the bacon and onion. Add bacon, onion, and celery to the potatoes
  3. Once potatoes are soft, and the broth has a milky look to it, add cut up fish fillets. Continue cooking until fish fillets are cooked through.
  4. Add enough cream to bring soup to your taste. Season as you like, taste along the way.
 

Lagergren Homemade Fish Batter

This is a version of a classic batter. Why change anything if it works?

Homemade Fish Batter
 
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • ½ cup pancake batter
  • ½ cup flour
  • 6 oz beer
  • 2 tablespoons seasoning salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together very well.
  2. Batter both sides of the fish and drop into deep fryer.
 

Camping Fish Recipe

This is the old school fish recipe to try when you catch fish while you are out camping. Let the coals from the fire work their magic.

Camping Fish Recipe
 
A great fish recipe when you are out camping.
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Ingredients
  • Butter
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Tin Foil or Stick
Instructions
  1. When I"m camping my favorite way is to wrap the fillets up in tin foil, add butter, salt, and pepper,
  2. Use a piece of tin foil that is big enough to wrap your fish filet.
  3. Add butter, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Lay the wrapped filled over the coals to cook slowly.
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