lake whitefish

noun
a whitefish, Coregonus clupeaformis, found in the Great Lakes and north to Alaska, used for food.

Origin:
1860–65, Americanism

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Fishermen can catch lake whitefish from the pier, and spring and fall offer the
  chance to catch brown trout, steelhead and salmon.
Lake whitefish catch rates were also relatively high in spring but low in both
  gear types in summer.
They are primarily a commercial species, similar to lake whitefish but somewhat
  smaller.
The lake whitefish is the largest of our four whitefish species.
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