Fish Straight From The River - Oz
1 ea Fish
Salt and pepper to taste 1 ea Lemon
Light fire to get coals. Catch fish and pack mud all around it. Don't clean or scale fish, place it whole. Sit mud packed fish on coals and cover completly. Go back fishing for about 3 hours. Take fish out of fire and gently take away mud away from fish. In doing this the scales and skin will stay on the mud. Add salt,pepper, and lemon as desired. REMEMBER: Do not pack mud too thick. Cover completly with coals.
Source: Bush Cooking by Max Bryant Published by the Kangaroo Press ISBN 0 86417 230 3