Baked Largemouth Bass

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3poundlargemouth bass (dressed, head on)
8tablespoonbutter (melted)
  salt and pepper (to taste)
  garlic powder
1⁄4cupdry white wine (or water)
2 limes (cut in wedges)


Preheat the oven to 450°F. Rinse and pat fish dry. Make 2 or 3 diagonal shallow cuts on the sides and dust lightly with flour. Brush bass with melted butter, inside and out, then sprinkle with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

Place fish in a buttered baking dish. Pour wine into the dish and bake for 10 minutes per inch thickness of fish, basting several times during cooking. Serve with lime wedges.

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