Great Lakes Whitefish: The Great Fish

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Welcome to the Home of Michigan Great Lakes Whitefish.

Michigan is surrounded by the largest freshwater system in the world, commonly known as the Great Lakes. With 6 quadrillion gallons of water, this amazing ecosystem is home to many species of fantastic fish, including the delicious and versatile Great Lakes whitefish.

Michigan fishermen are out every day, early in the morning, on the pristine waters to bring back the freshest, best-tasting wild-caught whitefish for your plate. By choosing Michigan whitefish you are assured the most flavorful fish: packed with Omega-3 fatty acids that make it a powerhouse of nutrition.

Take a dip into this site to learn about this versatile fish and its fishermen. You'll also find out how to locate Michigan whitefish for yourself and cook it to perfection with one of our many recipes. One bite and you'll be hooked.

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  • Wilcox Fisheries

    The ‘shining big sea waters’ of Gitchee Gumee (Lake Superior) provide near pristine habitat for lake whitefish and other prized species such as lake trout and lake herring. You can find prime specimens of those fish, caught by Ralph Wilcox’s family.