ouananiche

Related to ouananiche: landlocked salmon

ouananiche

(ˌwɑːnəˈniːʃ)
n
(Animals) a landlocked variety of the Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, found in lakes in SE Canada
[from Canadian French, from Montagnais wananish, diminutive of wanans salmon]
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Ouananiche are energetic fighters, with silvery and cobalt blue flanks, peppered with irregular black spots.
Matt focused intently on the challenges of the morning: casting into the wind and whitecaps, choosing enticing flies, and leading us to sections of the waterway that were fertile with ouananiche.
In this case, the ouananiche and pike flaked and melted just as memorably.
And you'll have no trouble catching ouananiche over ten pounds because there are too many of them [the incredible part being that there could ever be too many of them].