Pan-Fried Trout

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EarthCruiser Sales Executive, Colin C. an avid fly fisher, shares his favorite fish camping recipe
this month. Colin states, “This is my go-to recipe on those cold fishing and camping trips. But, of
course, nothing beats some fresh-caught fried fish! Tight lines, my friends.”


  • 3 or 4 fresh-caught trout
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ stick of butter
  • ½ cup of flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt (more or less to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon fresh black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Clean, scale, and rinse the trout under cold water, making sure there are no blood
  2. vessels left in the cavity.
  3. Make 3-4 diagonal cuts on each side of the fish just a little deeper than the skin.
  4. Pat the fish dry and set it aside.
  5. Mix the flour, salt, pepper, oregano, and cayenne in a shallow bowl.
  6. Melt the butter and olive oil over medium heat in a large frying pan.
  7. Dredge the fish in the flour mixture until well coated.
  8. Fry in the oil and butter, turning once to cook thoroughly.
  9. The trout is ready to serve when it flakes easily with a fork.

Eat well on the road and enjoy!