Eating the Freshwater drum

Aplodinotus grunniens
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“It is one of the largest and best found in the Ohio, reaching sometimes to the length of three feet and the weight of thirty pounds, and affording a delicate food.”

 

Constantine Samuel Raffinesque. 1899 [1820]. Icthyologia Ohiensis. Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Co.

 

 

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Eating the walleye

The fisheries and fishery industries of the United States throug
Source: Goode 1884 Fishes and Fisheries of the United States

“A fine fish, from one to three feet long; it is one of the best afforded by the Ohio, its flesh is esteemed a delicacy, being white, tender, and well flavored, whence the name of Salmon was given to it…”

 

 

Raffinesque, Constantine Samuel. 1899 [1820]. Icthyologia Ohiensis. Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Co.