Species Name:Osmerus mordax
Yellow – Good Alternative
Think of smelt as tasty freshwater sardines!
Where – Canada, USA
How – Wild Caught/Gillnet, Trawl
These frozen smelt have a delicate sweet taste and range from 3 – 5”. They come packed in 11/1# units.
For Your Menu
Delicious deep fried, some call them “fries with eyes”!
For Your Waitstaff
Let your customers know this is a fun treat – smelt isn’t very common – but it’s a delicious fish!
For Your Retail Display
Keep these fish frozen – but make sure your customers know you carry them – they do have a cult following!