Northwest Indiana's seafood specialty comes golden brown, heavily buttered and with lemon wedges and a ramekin full of creamy tartar sauce.
Fin dining experience: Ash Wednesday and Lenten menus range from seafood staples to mushroom opportunities
The family business, which started in June 1947, has been serving guests for nearly 67 years and ranks as the oldest established business in the Hessville neighborhood.
A hearty group of people turned out in the cold and blustery conditions Wednesday afternoon at Wolf Lake to witness and take part in the release of 3,700 walleye fingerlings.
Depending on what you were fishing for this summer on Lake Michigan, it was either the best of times or not so hot.
EAST CHICAGO | Two fishermen were ticketed Thursday near the East Chicago Marina for exceeding the daily bag limit of perch, a Department of Natural Resources spokesman said.
PORTAGE | Children's activities, music and the Indy Go Kart Series kicked off the Saturday celebration of Portage's third annual Perch Fest and Gran Prix, an event spanning the past two weekends.
Julia Tatkus, 3, of Portage, sits on a table eating fruit wth her mother, Katie, left. Julia participated in the Little Miss Perch contest Saturday morning during the third annual Portage Perch Fest and Gran Prix.
Nicholas Huettner, 4, of Portage, wears a crown after winning the Little Mr. Perch contest Saturday morning durng the third annual Perch Fest and Gran Prix in Portage.
Contestants in the Little Miss Perch contest pose for pictures following the competition Saturday morning during the third annual Perch Fest in Portage. Katy McKim, 4, of Portage, center, won the title of Little Miss Perch.
Jacob Hill, 13, of Portage will be defending his go-kart championship in the Portage Perch Fest this year.
Through the fundraising efforts of local fishing organization Perch America, around 5,500 walleye fingerlings found a new home in Wolf Lake on Nov. 20.
Various vendor booths line the streets Saturday in Founder's Square Park North of Central and West of Hamstrom as the Portage Perch Fest and Gran Prix The festival runs through tonight.
Makylinn Doctro, 3, of Portage waits her turn to go on Saturday for the judging during the Little Miss Perch Princess and Little Mr. Perch Prince contest at Founder's Square Park during the Portage Perch Fest and Gran Prix.
Workers unfold an inflatable moonwalk Thursday at Founder's Square Park in preparation for the Portage Perch Fest & Gran Prix that runs today through Sunday, and features a fishing tournament, food, music, carnival rides and other activities.
Carnival worker, Joey Myers, of Atlanta, takes a break on the Octopus ride Thursday while he and other workers set up tents, tables and carnival rides at Founder's Square Park Thursday in preparation for the Portage Perch Fest & Gran Prix that runs today through Sunday.
One of the region's favorite foods is perch. So it's only fitting there's an event to celebrate the tasty fish prevalent in Lake Michigan.
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