I can’t really tell what the “desired” fish is supposed to be, but if you can get a hold of some pickerel, you will not be disappointed.
It’s one of the best eating fish around.
From: CANADIAN CUISINE Native foods and some mouth-watering ways to prepare them.
Published by authority of the Hon. Robert H. Winters, Minister of Trade and Commerce.
Roger Duhamel F. R. S. C., Queen’s Printer, Ottawa, Canada 1967.
Hanson Lake Pickerel
2 lbs. pickerel fillets
1/4 cup melted butter or salad oil
2 tbsp. chopped fresh or dried mint
1/4 cup lemon juice
Salt and pepper
Make a marinade of melted butter or oil, lemon juice and chopped mint. Season fish; brush it with the marinade and broil about 5 inches from the heat for 5 minutes. Turn, brush again with marinade and broil 5 minutes longer or until cooked. Garnish with lemon slices.