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Chain Pickerel underwater

Can You Eat Pickerel?

One of the most plentiful freshwater fish throughout the Eastern part of the country from Canada down through the Carolinas would be the pickerel. While you can catch a ton of them, many people wonder, can you eat...

yellow perch caught while fishing

Can You Eat Perch?

Since perch are fairly small fish and can be difficult to clean, many people don’t take the time to eat perch. However, if this is your philosophy, you’re missing out. Perch is not only a tasty dish, but...

shad fish for eating

Can You Eat Shad?

Can you eat shad? What a question! With its soft, flaky white meat and delicate taste, a well-prepared shad is a delectable dish. Many American East Coast communities consider shad as part of their cultural heritage and...

Muskie fish

Can You Eat Muskie?

Muskie or muskellunge, as the pros know it, is a popular sport fish crossed between a pike and a pickerel. They are tremendous predators of the freshwater, eating anything that comes their way. That said, can you eat...

Eating Muskellunge

Can You Eat Muskellunge?

Muskie or muskellunge, as the pros know it, is a popular sport fish crossed between a pike and a pickerel. They are tremendous predators of the freshwater, eating anything that comes their way. That said, can you eat...

alligator gar

Can You Eat Alligator Gar?

If you’ve ever caught an alligator gar, you know how huge they can grow and just how monstrous they look with their long snout and razor-sharp teeth! Alligator gar are one of just two species of freshwater fish...

bowfin fish

Can You Eat Bowfin Fish?

The slimy, voracious Bowfin has been around for over 145 million years and survived the dinosaurs and a plethora of other animal species. This prehistoric beast is more tenacious than a pterodactyl. It is tougher than a...