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01/18/2024 03:05PM  
Since I retired in 2015, I have set an annual Challenge for myself. 2015 was a good one... Camp in a Tent Every Month of the Year. 2018 was Visit a Different Wilderness Each Month of the Year. 2021 - Make a recipe given to me by a friend every month.

This year will be: Make a New Fish Recipe Every Month of the Year.

I just put together a Deviled Walleye and slipped it into the oven... that won't count though, as I've made it before.
 
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portagedog09
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01/18/2024 03:22PM  
Should be a fun and tasty challenge. Bacon wrapped walleye?

pd
 
JimmyJustice
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01/18/2024 04:39PM  
Don't be afraid to PM me each of the 13 recipes. :)
 
YetiJedi
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01/18/2024 05:04PM  
JimmyJustice: "Don't be afraid to PM me each of the 13 recipes. :)"


+1. I vote for posting the recipes and a review!

Cool goals, B#3.
 
01/18/2024 05:11PM  
I'd like to know which Wilderness Areas you visited!
 
01/18/2024 06:34PM  
YetiJedi: "
JimmyJustice: "Don't be afraid to PM me each of the 13 recipes. :)"

+1. I vote for posting the recipes and a review!

Cool goals, B#3."

OK. I'll post a Recipe of the Month with a review and picture.
 
01/18/2024 06:40PM  
sedges: "I'd like to know which Wilderness Areas you visited!"

Blackjack Springs Wilderness, Eagle River, WI
Rock River Canyon Wilderness, Chatham, MI
Juniper Prairie Wilderness, Ocala, FL
Alexander Springs Wilderness, Ocala, FL
Lewis Fork Wilderness, VA
Rainbow Lake Wilderness, Drummond, WI
Seney Wilderness, Seney, MI
Headwaters Wilderness, Eagle River, WI
McCormack Wilderness, Michigamme, MI
Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness, Sidnaw, MI
Catherine Wolter Wilderness, Presque Isle, WI
Porcupine Lake Wilderness, Drummond, WI
 
01/31/2024 03:42PM  
Recipe of the Month - January

Walleye and Clam Chowder
 
YetiJedi
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01/31/2024 06:26PM  
bobbernumber3: "Recipe of the Month - January

Walleye and Clam Chowder
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Looks delicious! Is it worth sharing the recipe? Of course, I'll only be able to make it if I can figure out how to catch a walleye!!!

 
01/31/2024 07:43PM  
YetiJedi: "
bobbernumber3: "Recipe of the Month - January

Walleye and Clam Chowder
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Looks delicious! Is it worth sharing the recipe? Of course, I'll only be able to make it if I can figure out how to catch a walleye!!! "

I posted the recipe in the Home Cooking Forum... hope you can find it there.
 
JimmyJustice
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02/01/2024 01:39PM  
Deeeelish. Thanks for posting the recipe in the Home Cooking forum. Looking forward to the next 11. It's gonna be like the Jelly of the Month. The gift that keeps on giving!
 
tumblehome
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02/01/2024 05:54PM  
Hey Bobber, can’t wait for your lutefisk recipe!
Tom
 
02/02/2024 12:06AM  
I dig it! Excellent challenge idea.
 
02/02/2024 09:05AM  
tumblehome: "Hey Bobber, can’t wait for your lutefisk recipe!
Tom"


Guaranteed to be a long wait on that one... it's not even on the "consider list".
 
02/02/2024 01:05PM  
YetiJedi: "
bobbernumber3: "Recipe of the Month - January

Walleye and Clam Chowder
"

Looks delicious! Is it worth sharing the recipe? Of course, I'll only be able to make it if I can figure out how to catch a walleye!!!


"


It's how to catch the clams that has me puzzled!!!

Looking forward to the rest of the recipes Bobber...
 
02/05/2024 06:49PM  
Recipe of the Month - February

Walleye in Creamy Orange Sauce


Recipe posted in the Home Cooking Forum.
 
03/06/2024 08:24PM  
Recipe of the Month - March


Cheesy Walleye Bake



Recipe posted in the Home Cooking Forum.

This month's recipe was challenging... I had to bring walleye fillets with me to Florida.

Next month's recipe will be using bluegills, also prepared in Florida!
 
jamdemos
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03/06/2024 09:04PM  
JimmyJustice: "Don't be afraid to PM me each of the 13 recipes. :)"


13....ehhh
 
03/20/2024 07:43PM  
I'm spending a few months in Florida. Today I went fishing on the Gulf with a friend who took me out. I ended up with two White Grunt, three Mangrove Snapper, a Sheephead, and a Permit.

I'm looking for recipes for these now.

April's Recipe of the Month will still be Bluegill Enchiladas.

 
04/06/2024 09:49AM  
Recipe of the Month - April


Bluegill Enchiladas



Recipe posted in the Home Cooking Forum.

 
04/06/2024 07:36PM  
Bobbernumber3,

You ought to start a YouTube Fish Cooking channel.

Any ideas for a good walleye fish breading recipe either homemade ingredients or store bought pre-made packet? For some reason when I am up in Quetico the fish breading will fall off the walleye when I am frying in peanut oil at 375 degrees.

When I go canoe camping I don’t bring milk or egg to dip walleye filets in before I mix with breading. Some chefs use a tablespoon of corn starch with their flour and cornmeal breading. Not sure if corn starch will help with keeping breading stuck to the filet when frying?

Would appreciate your input on how to better keep breading stuck on filets when frying.
 
04/06/2024 08:13PM  
Ensure your filets are not wet when you put on crumbs or breading. Dry your filets by patting them with paper towels. Excess moisture will boil in the hot oil and take the crumbs right off the fish.

You need enough moisture for the crumbs to stick, but no more.

For battered fish, you will want to flour dust your filets to ensure they are dry. This will keep the batter from falling off.
 
04/06/2024 09:21PM  
Ok … I will give your drying method a try.

Appreciate it CHEF BOBBERNUMBER3 !
 
04/07/2024 09:02AM  
I really want to recommend taking powdered milk and a few eggs for your fish fry while on a trip. Nothing beats a well-prepared dinner after a successful day of fishing and fileting! Once I learned how to fry fish in camp, my crew told me to keep it up and bring whatever I needed. Eggs, beer, cast iron pan, flour, etc. are all standard now.

I'll post a very simple fried fish recipe for you in the Home Cooking Forum.
 
04/07/2024 10:49AM  
I do bring OVA EASY eggs and NIDO Milk … maybe need to do a dip in a OVA EASY and NIDO Milk mix and then mix in ANDY’s breading and fry in Peanut Oil.

Keep your recommendations coming. LOL … nothing beats a walleye fish fry when canoeing up north.

 
OMGitsKa
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04/08/2024 08:56AM  
Wally13: "Bobbernumber3,


You ought to start a YouTube Fish Cooking channel.


Any ideas for a good walleye fish breading recipe either homemade ingredients or store bought pre-made packet? For some reason when I am up in Quetico the fish breading will fall off the walleye when I am frying in peanut oil at 375 degrees.


When I go canoe camping I don’t bring milk or egg to dip walleye filets in before I mix with breading. Some chefs use a tablespoon of corn starch with their flour and cornmeal breading. Not sure if corn starch will help with keeping breading stuck to the filet when frying?


Would appreciate your input on how to better keep breading stuck on filets when frying. "


Let the batter sit on the fish for a little bit, we have a bag we shake in so we leave it in that for about 5 minutes. Are you measuring with a thermometor? I just do the eye test but it really is key that the oil is hot enough and that you maintain the fire under the pan. Get sticks ready to control and move the pan if needed. We use cajun shore lunch for our mix.

 
04/08/2024 09:16AM  
OMGitsKa,

Looks like a perfect plate of fried walleye.

I will try leaving my breaded filets sit in my mix bag a bit longer to help breading stick on the fish when frying.
 
04/08/2024 10:07AM  
OMGitsKa: "

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Batter on those fillets? or breading?
 
04/11/2024 07:27PM  
Recipe of the Month 2.0 - Sheepshead Filet Marguery



Recipe posted in the Home Cooking Forum



A friend took me out fishing on the Gulf of Mexico. We caught some fish and I fileted them up. I used Sheepshead and White Grunt for this recipe, but I think any good eating fish would work well.
 
05/21/2024 05:52PM  
Recipe of the Month - May

Lemon-Cucumber Stuffed Trout




Recipe posted in the Home Cooking Forum.
 
MidwestMan
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05/22/2024 10:41AM  
bobbernumber3: "Recipe of the Month - May

Lemon-Cucumber Stuffed Trout




Recipe posted in the Home Cooking Forum.
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Looks delicious. I ate a lot of fresh trout stuffed with lemon, peppers, mushrooms, onion, even asparagus, while living in Colorado. Whatever fresh produce we had in the fridge was fair game. I only caught Rainbows and Browns (no Brookies or Lakers) and, eventually, came to the conclusion that I slightly favored the Brown Trout.
 
05/23/2024 12:20PM  
MidwestMan: "...and, eventually, came to the conclusion that I slightly favored the Brown Trout. "


I agree! Since I haven't caught any Brown Trout in the past several years, I began working with what I had (Rainbows). Still like the Browns.
 
06/17/2024 10:08PM  
Recipe of the Month - June

Fish Pinwheels and Mushroom Sauce




Recipe posted in the Home Cooking Forum.
 
06/17/2024 10:17PM  
You have some great recipes.

Do you eat well on your Saganagons trips ?
 
06/18/2024 09:13AM  
Wally13: "You have some great recipes.

Do you eat well on your Saganagons trips ? "


I used to be a bit of a Control Freak regarding menu planning, grocery shopping, and meal preparation as I really like to eat well on canoe trips. I've backed off on that a lot, and the rest of the group has stepped up in these areas.

Some of my menu items still make the trip, with a favorite being Quetico Skyline Chili. I am focused exclusively on fish preparation nowadays and my beer-battered fish fry in camp is a favorite. My crew thinks I could best Martha Stewart in a Saganagons Cooking Competition!

Yeah, we still eat well.
 
06/24/2024 07:02PM  
Recipe of the Month - July

Walleye with Rice Stuffing




Recipe posted in the Home Cooking Forum.

 
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