phoenix wrote :
Years ago, I used to buy little cans of trout. They came in a can about the size of a sardine can. They each held two trout. They were delicious, and were great for a fast lunch.
pretty small trout if two fit into a sardine can .
just bought fresh rainbow trout , two halves weighed about 1 1/2 pounds - would require a large can .
in ontario we can buy all kinds of canned fish : salmon , tuna , mackerel , sardines , herring in various sauces , even the "sprats" that walter mentioned - they are smoked and canned in latvia , called "riga sprats" .
we can also buy all kinds of pickled/salted fish in glass jars : herring , anchovies , gefillte fish ... ... even jellied eel ;
but haven't seen any canned trout .
btw while i like panfried trout , hot out of the pan ; i also like it cold with a bit of pepper on a slice of buttered rye-bread - will have some tonight !
but here we have "smoked , canned trout" for phoenix - apparently not available again until april/may : http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/502956
smoked , canned sprats from latvia - delish !