Easy Shore Lunch Walleye Recipe

There is nothing like a meal prepared over an open campfire coals. It is surprising to some of my Canadian friends that the practice of a shore lunch is not as common among anglers in the south. Many anglers simply pack a sandwich or snacks for the day. As a lifelong camper, I know that some anglers are missing out on a great opportunity to enjoy outdoor cuisine the way it should be eaten. Fresh fish, particularly walleye, cooked over a fire can be an easy gourmet meal.Ingredients that you will need for a delicious, fast and easy meal are:Walleye filetsButterSalt and pepperLemonsAluminum foilNew potatoesFresh asparagusWrap two fillets in aluminum foil and completely butter each fillet. Salt and pepper to taste and sprinkle with lemon juice. Place lemon slices on the fillets, Fold aluminum foil to seal fillets and grill for 10 to 15 minutes, (or until fish flakes with a fork).  Use the rest of the butter and some salt and pepper to season some fresh asparagus, gill until tender and you have a delicious gourmet meal. To make it even better, season new potatoes, with butter and salt, and place them over the coals thirty minutes before placing the walleye on the grill.Try this very easy recipe on your next fishing trip, but it can only be done if you catch and clear the walleye. Here are some quick and easy tips for that?A variety of lures will work well for vertical-jigging, but some of the best are jigs and spoons. Other lures such as crankbaits, buck tail jigs, a floating and diving thin minnow lures, and live minnow all work well for spring walleye. A slow and steady retrieve works best for walleye. Try to begin fishing shallow areas with extended points, weed beds, sunken timber, rock piles as the water begins to warm. Trolling, where legal, is a good tactic for catching walleye.  Trolling a crankbait on a flat line will work well in the spring. Walleyes often head to the shallows after sunset and can be caught just in time for dinner.Here are some easy cleaning tips for the walleye.Happy Fishing!Walleye featured in this post was caught by my friend Ferlin Wynacht, and caught using a Depth Charge by Redemption Outdoors Inc.
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