Fish is a high-quality protein filled with good things like omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. Eating fish can contribute to a healthier you and can affect heart and brain health and, as such, may reduce the risk of many diseases and disorders, such as stroke, depression, Alzheimer’s, dementia, arthritis and diabetes. Here are a few recipes to get you started!

Great Lakes Seafood Recipe Cards (PDF)

Lake Mich Scallops

smoked whitefish cakes

Salad stuffed rainbow trout


Hungry for More?

Want to build your fish-cooking repertoire? Check out Wild Caught and Close to Home: Selecting and Preparing Great Lakes Whitefish. This cookbook features more than 60 recipes, as well as general directions on fish preparation methods (broiling, frying, etc.). Other types of fish can easily be swapped into the recipes for some variety.


Upwellings Seafood Summit 2015-web

Our special issue of Upwellings: An Economy of Scales, features a look at the seafood industry in Michigan.

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The 2015 seafood summit was centered on promoting and discussing aquaculture, commercial fisheries and local seafood in Michigan.

The event consisted of two main sessions and a special Michigan seafood dinner prepared by renowned chefs from around the state. The summit coincided with the Michigan State University Agriculture and Natural Resources Week.