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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We were fishing for landlocked Atlantic salmon, or ouananiche, as the local Montagnais call them.
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. Though Matt has been here and done this many times over nine summers, he still oozed enthusiasm.
The meat flakes from the spine and melts over your tongue." 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].