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Brother and I survived our semi-annual adventure into "combat" fishing on one of our local trout lakes and each came away with a limit of the little rainbow delights.  Now, what are some of your favorite ways to prepare these critters?  I usually just pan fry them gently after dusting with a little seasoned flour and maybe use a squirt of fresh lemon over it before eating.  But, I would like to get some other ideas that have been tried and voted keeper by the diners.  I want to have some guests over for dinner who haven't eaten trout before, just walleyes, which they love.  Since trout and walleyes have their own flavor characteristics, I don't want them to be turned off to the trout.  That's why I am reaching out for ideas.

Wishing you all a safe, successful season for whatever species you are after.:)

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Serve them fresh as you can. Growing up in Southeast MN I fished for trout a lot. We cooked them on the grill with a little oil on them and salt and pepper. They were awesome tasting, wild fish orange meat is the best. I froze them once and wanted to serve to some relatives. They were awful, very fishy tasting after freezing for some reason. 

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Grill them on a cedar plank. Fillet and leave the skin on. Put on whatever seasoning you like.....lemon, dill, S&P etc.

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Going off of your location, I think I know where you went.;)  Congrats on limiting-out!  can be tough in a put/take pond when you're elbow-to-elbow with the fish-starved masses. I haven't done it in years, but always had fun

Brine' em and Smoke 'em!

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On 5/17/2016 at 1:19 PM, ThunderLund78 said:

Brine' em and Smoke 'em!

That's the only way I'll ever cook trout again.  Love fish..Trout?  Not so much, but SMOKED is one of my very favorite things.

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