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I'm sitting here eating a 18 in. walleye and some 8 in. gills I caught thru the ice today. The gills are by far the best flavored fish. They are all delicious, but the gills rule!! JR

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Comment by thomas j swank on December 3, 2010 at 12:01pm
Lake perch I have had great tasting trout freshly caught through the
bluegill ice. I don't like them in the summer or bigger than 12
crappie inches. If anyone knows how to make steelhead taste
walleye edible, please let me know. And I've heard all the jokes.
walleye
Comment by Jim Gronaw on December 2, 2010 at 8:27pm
Bluegill. crappie and white perch are my favorite eaters. Walleye are a treat, when I can get them in the 16 to 20 in range.
Comment by Greg McWilliams on November 29, 2010 at 5:40am
Blugill, Redear, Bluegill, Redear, If'n they aren't biting Crappie!!!!! With Fried Taters of course!!!!!!
Comment by 10.5" RES Sharon on November 28, 2010 at 8:51pm
My favorite fish is salmon, hard to catch in TX
Comment by Glen Wagley on November 28, 2010 at 8:38pm
The only walleye I ever saw growing up in Texas was the ones on the In-Fisherman Magazine show. I had always been told that they were absolutely the best fish to eat period. Now that I live in Utah and have eaten walleye, here are my two cents on what fish I think taste the best (in order):
1. Yellow perch (yet another that was no where to be seen in Texas)
2. Bluegill
3. Crappie
4. Crawdad-fed smallmouth bass (almost as sweet as a gill!)
5. Walleye

I could go on. I love most of the fish I've tried. Trout are at the bottom of my list. There is a reservoir close to where I live that has rainbows which feed on plenty of freshwater invertebrates. Those trout seem to taste better than the ones I pull out of the local rivers. I also agree with what others have said concerning how you cook them. My favorite way is fried but I won't turn up my nose at some broiled fillets swimming in garlic and butter!
Comment by Bruce Condello on November 28, 2010 at 4:47pm
Bluegill in the 7-8 inch range, Crappie in the 9-11 inch range, Yellow perch in the 10-13 inch range, Walleye in the 15-18 inch range are my personal favorites.
Comment by Magnolia Rick on November 28, 2010 at 3:52pm
Ain't many walleyes down here in Texas. But a good fish fry of bluegill and perch make this old boy happy
Comment by John Sheehan on November 28, 2010 at 2:53pm
Trout, Perch and Walleye so far in my experience.My taste could change and how they're cooked needs to be accounted for.
Comment by Mark McKinney on November 28, 2010 at 7:34am
i love bluegill and crappie !!
Comment by Bill "Musky" Modica on November 28, 2010 at 6:45am
I love the flavor of gills.....but perch are outstanding and succulent.

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