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Heirloom Pickerel Dinner

Try this tasty recipe for something different! Ingredients 4 pickerel filets (2 fish) 1 sleeve of Saltine Crackers (un-salted tops), finely crushed. Paprika Olive Oil 2 Cups Water 2 tsp. Salt 2 cups Buttermilk * Directions Soak fish filets in a bowl of salted water for at least 2 hours; drain, rinse and then soak filets in the Buttermilk for another hour. Drain and rinse filets and pat dry with paper towels.  Thoroughly coat filets in the crushed cracker crumbs and place on a foil lined baking sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Liberally sprinkle filets with Paprika [...]

Algae Blooms Cost Fishermen Money and Harm the Environment

An algae bloom on Lake Erie is wreaking havoc on fishermen already struggling with smaller catches and migrating fish. Bobby Cabral has been fishing smelt and pickerel in Wheatley, Ont. for the past 20 years but believes blue-green algae in Lake Erie is making his job more difficult. Algal blooms "are a very big problem for the commercial fishing industry in the west-end of Lake Erie," says biologist Kevin Reid with the Commercial Fisheries Association of Ontario. Smaller catches Reid says harmful algal blooms are "a wicked problem" that can reduce catches even though the fish might still be there. [...]

First Blog

Welcome to Taylor Fish and our very first blog! Taylor Fish is a small, family owned fish company located in rural Wheatley, Ontario. The proud owners are John and Donna Hyatt. Donna grew up as the daughter of a fisherman and John has worked in the fishing industry for more than 25 years. My name is Yvonne, and I will be attempting to write these blogs with the assistance of everyone who works here at Taylor Fish, but predominantly from John and Jake, the Plant Manager. We are so very excited to embark upon this journey with you as we [...]

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419 Erie St. S.
Wheatley, ON
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