Make an idyllic summer feast of lake trout and warm huckleberry cobbler, created by the author of the popular Berry Bible
Check online with your state’s fish and game department for details.
Buy the gear
Swing by a tackle shop for a pole and bait. Ask about any fishing restrictions for the area you’re going to.
Dispatch the fish
If you catch a fish, apply a quick, sharp blow to the top of its head with a hatchet handle or heavy stick to kill it instantly (the most humane way, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife).
Make a shallow slit down the length of the belly. Gut the fish, then rinse well.