A common freshwater fish. Small, but plentiful.
In-game description
Lake whitefish (raw)
Lake whitefish (raw)
Item Type Food
Weight 1.5 - 2.3 kg
Calories 375 - 575
Energy density 250 cal/kg

Lake whitefish (raw) is type of fish in The Long Dark.


Lake whitefish are small freshwater fish commonly found in lakes and ponds. They can easily be caught using a fishing tackle.

May be eaten raw. Eating raw lake whitefish carries significant risk of contracting food poisoning. The amount of calories per item is determined by its weight, equal to 250 calories per kilogram.


Cook over active fire for 10 minutes to prepare Lake whitefish (cooked)

  • No tool required
Terrestrial animals BearCrowDeerRabbitWolf
Smallmouth bassCoho salmonLake whitefishRainbow trout
Interactions FishingTrappingBaitingHuntingStruggle
Food and drink
Food Beef jerkyCandy barCat tail stalkCondensed milkDog foodEnergy barGranola barMilitary-Grade MREPeanut butterPinnacle peachesPork and beansSalty crackersTin of sardinesTomato soup
Rabbit (raw, cooked) • Venison (raw, cooked) • Wolf Meat (raw, cooked) • Black bear meat
Coho Salmon (raw, cooked) • Lake Whitefish (raw, cooked) • Rainbow Trout (raw, cooked) • Smallmouth Bass (raw, cooked)
Drink Cup of coffeeCup of herbal teaOrange soda‎Reishi teaRose hip teaStacy's grape sodaSummit soda • Water (unsafe, potable)
Ingredients Reishi mushroomRose hipHerbal teaTin of coffee

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