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Taste of Wisconsin Waters

The Taste of Wisconsin Waters is an after-work event being held on October 13, 2022, at The Tinsmith in Madison, Wisconsin, from 4:30-6:30 pm. The main purpose of the event is to showcase the science, policy and people of Wisconsin bringing fish, aquatic produce and...

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Four lake whitefish livers in a frying pan.

What’s to Love About Whitefish Livers?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Looking for a remarkable appetizer? If you are lucky, you can score fresh lake whitefish livers from fish markets and certain restaurants in Bayfield County, Wisconsin, and elsewhere near the shores of the Upper Great Lakes. Some people view fish livers as an aphrodisiac. Others vow...

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Graphic of hands holding a heart and three fish with the words "2 servings of fish per week."

Fish and the Human Heart

"Eat at least two servings of fish each week."* (American Heart Association[1] and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration[2]) With respect to matters of the heart, the American Heart Association and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tend to put fish on a pedestal. They do...

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Ring in the New Year With Fish

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Happy New Year! Millions of people from many cultures value fish as luck-inducing New Year's entrées whether their tables are set on January 1 or on a day defined by a different calendar.* Why fish? People eat fish as one year passes to the next for one...

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The Debut of The Fish Dish Podcast

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Wisconsin Sea Grant is proud to be serving up its first episode of The Fish Dish podcast. When you listen to The Fish Dish, expect to gain fortifying doses of piscivore banter and access to delicious Wisconsin fish recipes.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]In their debut Fish Dish conversation, co-hosts...

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Throwback to 2017 at Baileys Harbor commercial fishery

Years before COVID-19 brought normal activities to a screeching halt, Wisconsin Sea Grant's Marie Zhuikov visited Baileys Harbor Fish Company. Despite time and the pall of the pandemic, this story still resonates.  [caption id="attachment_7232" align="alignleft" width="462"] Bailey's Harbor Fish Company in Door County, Wisconsin[/caption] Commercial fishing business...