Pickerel are here to stay, and more people need to appreciate that they are very edible. The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq – Mi’kmaw Conservation Group’s Chain Pickerel Cookbook is now out. It is available on the Mi’kmaw Conservation Group website: https://mikmawconservation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CMM_ChainPickerelCookbook_Final.pdf.
Happy fishing and happy eating! Throw in a few smallmouth bass, as well. Both species are introduced invasives.