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Wade Joseph

Ok STF..I will give it to you, they are very good. Although I donlt know that I would turn my nose up at walleyes over them. I certainly will be looking ofward to catching more of them though.

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Hone Eye 1

I'll take a Laker over Salmon for eating.3or4 meals of salmon a year is enough for me. Eyes are still my favorite.

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Northlander

Eyes and Crappies for me. Nothing wrong with a Coho either. My wife loves salmon but Im not a big Laker fan unless smoked.

No matter what fish I love catching them. I know Cheffrey has some killer Laker and Salmon recipes. I need to get his Salmon Spread recipe thats awesome! tongue.gif

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outdoor ran

Iam with Northlander on this one. Walleyes and panfish taste the best I think. I do like small salmon in the pan. All my lakers go in the smoker except I might steak and grill one. Just don't care for them in the pan.

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Steve Foss

Jeez, maybe you guys down on Superior are just spoiled, and all your lakers are the giant yellow greaseball siscowet strain, which are good for three things: Tree and shrub fertilizer, sled dog food or the smoker.

Seriously, if you take a redfin (lean) laker of about 2 pounds (Burntside's full of 'em), fillet it like a walleye, roll it in a mix of half fryin magic and half shore lunch breading, and fry it in oil alongside a walleye and compare . . . mmmmmmm. grin.gif

Of course, this from the guy who throws in a handful of rock bass fillets when fixing sunny and crappie, and watching everyone at the table gulp them all down and throw compliments to the cook. In fact, on several occasions I've fixed 75 percent rockie fillets and only 25 percent sunny and crappie, and watched rock bass "haters" expound on how much better all that fish tasted than rock bass. (I'd insert an evil grin smilie here, but FM doesn't have one available).

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Wade Joseph

Geeez Steve,now you sound like my dad throwing in a few Sheephead fillets with the bunch, except he tells everyone afterward.

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smallieobsession

I'm just back from a BWCA trip into Knife, Kek, Fraser, Ima, etc....with an experienced Laker guy and we cuaght lakers everyday (my first) and filleted up the 2-3 pounders right along with the Walleye's and I have to say that the laker was mighty fine...in fact I uttered the words, "this might be my new favorite fish....". I can't wait to go back in after some laker so I can pan fry them baby's!

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Surface Tension

Its pretty hard to beat the Red Fin strain. No breading and fried in butter, yum. smallieobsession, I hear ya on the Thomas lakers they're ever bit as good as LS Red Fins.

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Great Outdoors

Steve,

Not surprised at all that you scarf down Rock Bass. Apparently the Trout have destroyed your taste buds laugh.gif

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Steve Foss

Jim, where did you get the idea that I was the one eating the rock bass? I don't see anything in my post that says that. grin.gif

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Surface Tension

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Jim, where did you get the idea that I was the one eating the rock bass? I don't see anything in my post that says that.
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Pike fingers or Rock bass whats the diff. grin.gif

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Steve Foss

Sheesh.

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BRULEDRIFTER

Havent you ever had BAKED trout. soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo, much better than frying them. i dont like frying fish much, too greasy. baked with some buttah, and seasonin', mmmmmmmmmmmm, baked fish!

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Steve Foss

Sure Brule, I've had baked and broiled trout many a time, but we generally use those methods for the larger lakers and pan fry the small ones like walleye. grin.gif

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