The smell of smoked fish mixes with apple and maple wood outside of Monte's Original Smoke House in Frankfort.
The owner Monte Finkhouse says he can't supply enough smoked chub for his customers.
Chubs were THE smoked fish of choice at local retailers up until the mid 90s. They accounted for 90 percent of all smoked fish sold at Monte's small store in Frankfort.
"Chubs are the deepest fish we have," Finkhouse said. "So they're real oily and that makes for good smoked fish."