Edible freshwater fish include catfish, whitefish, bass and crappies. Other fish that can be found in fresh water are trout and salmon, but these fish also return to the sea. They return to fresh water to breed.Continue Reading
Catfish are largely found in warm waters. Some are scavengers and can be found in muddy waters where other fish will not live. Catfish are among the most popular of edible freshwater fish. They have long, scaleless bodies, barbels around the mouth and venomous spines in their dorsal and pectoral fins.
Other edible freshwater fish are those in the whitefish family, which can be found in the northern United States and Canada. They are related to salmon and have an adipose tissue or fatty fin near the tail. Most of these fish live in lakes, including the lake whitefish, the lake herring, the shortjaw cisco and the Arctic grayling.
The largemouth bass, which prefers clear water, is a sought-after game fish that can grow to over 20 pounds and puts up a great fight before it is landed. Crappies, the largest of the sunfish, are found in the Mississippi Valley and the Great Lakes. Its species are the black crappie and the white crappie. These fish are easily caught and are favorites of ice-fishers.Learn more about Seafood
To deep fry catfish, heat cooking oil to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, and season the catfish fillets or pieces with herbs and spices. Use cornmeal, flour, beer and other flavorful seasonings to make the batter. Fry the catfish in small batches until the fish is cooked throughout and has a golden, flaky crust. From preparation to cooking, the process shouldn't take more than an hour.Full Answer >
To cook grilled catfish, gather the following ingredients: 5 juiced lemons, 1 tablespoon of sea salt, 3 large cloves of minced garlic and 2 8-ounce fillets of catfish. You will also need 1/4 cup of shredded carrots, 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley and 1 quartered lemon. For the dry ingredients, gather 2 tablespoons of lemon pepper seasoning, 2 tablespoons of garlic and herb seasoning blend, and 1 1/2 teaspoons of Creole seasoning.Full Answer >
Some recipes for striped bass include grilled versions from Food and Wine and Martha Stewart, a seared entry from Anne Burrell and a roasted option from Bon Appetit. The fish accommodates most methods of cooking, including frying, grilling, poaching and roasting.Full Answer >
Some of the fish found in Lake Mead include largemouth bass, striped bass, crappies, channel catfish, green sunfish and bluegill. Lake Mead is also home to rainbow trout, bullhead catfish, carp, tilapia, humpback chub, razorback suckers, bonytail chub and Colorado squawfish. Trout are found in the Willow Beach section of the lake, while bass are more often found at Katherine and Cottonwood Cove. Catfish are found in upper Overton Arm.Full Answer >