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Largemouth bass aren’t good to eat. Pale-flesh salmon and trout are inferior. Catfish from muddy waters taste like mud. Bony fish are useless. Just as with terrestrial critters, myths and misconceptions regarding fish flesh abound. Though often outright wrong, sometimes they contain kernels of truth.
White king salmon, also known as ivory Chinook, demonstrate the fluctuating cultural beliefs about fish flesh. Unlike most Chinook, with their...
In Steve’s hunting guide books, on the MeatEater website and Youtube page, we’ve outlined the step-by-step processes of field dressing fish, small game, and big game. But over the years, we’ve picked up a few extra tips and tricks that will help hunters save a little time and produce better-tasting meals.
Some Tips for Big Game Field Care
When skinning or gutting game animals, always slice the hide by cutting from the inside out. Otherwise, if...
Sam Rayburn. Okeechobee. Castaic. Erie. St. Clair. Rainy. Lake of the Woods. Wollaston. Pyramid. True lunkers have long bestowed lure and lore to some of North America’s most esteemed lakes that are better described in hundreds of square miles than mere acres. Simply put, big waters have big reputations for big fish. It’s an easy association to make—if you want to catch bigger fish, head for bigger lakes. But, if middle school statistics taught...