trash fish (was: Re: NANFA-- willows and maybe cattails)

Jay DeLong (
Thu, 09 Jan 2003 09:11:52 -0800

>It's all good.
>Game fish, Trash fish, Bait fish,
>It's all food.
>catch fish, fillet fish, tasty dish.

You sure that wasn't a Dr. Suess book?

A few years back someone on this list was talking about compiling a native
fish cookbook. Something like that would help get rid of the negative term
"trash fish". I think the term originated from resource management
agencies as a way to classify fish based on some sort of sport or food
value, but it's sure outdated and ignorant.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA
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