sunsetGichigami: Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes and has more surface area than any freshwater lake in the world. Lake Superior is so large it could hold the water from all of the other Great Lakes, along with three more Lake Eries. With an average depth approaching 500 feet, Superior also is the coldest and deepest of the Great Lakes and is the reason why its fish have high levels of omega 3 oil.

Cecil's tugToday's Lake Superior Fishery - healthy, sustainable, and scientifically managed: Today's Lake Superior commercial fishery is strictly regulated and scientifically managed by Tribal, state, federal, and Canadian governments who employ professional fisheries biologists. Today's science and a brave tradition of battling extreme weather ensure Lake Superior fishermen will continue to bring you the freshest fish from the biggest lake.

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"the whitefish is most esteemed for the richness and delicacy of its flavour, and there is a universal acquiescence in the opinion formerly advanced by Charlevoix, 'that whether fresh or salted, nothing of the fish kind can excel it'" Henry Schoolcraft 1820

Produced with funding from the Administration for Native American