Definition of whitefish in English:


Line breaks: white|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈwʌɪtfɪʃ

noun (plural same or whitefishes)

  • A mainly freshwater fish of the salmon family, widely used as food.
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    • Sport anglers flock there in pursuit of steelhead trout, coho salmon and whitefish.
    • Spin casting for lake trout, whitefish, and northern pike is reason enough to pack the rods, but the big draw is fly-fishing for arctic grayling.
    • Tuna, salmon, whitefish, and mackerel are good choices.

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