Late summer the salmon are coming back and the corn is in season. It's perfect timing for making a salmon and corn chowder. The basis of this soup are the fish bones and the cobs of the corn. A lot of fish mongers are starting to sell bones, heads, bellies and other "waste" parts of salmon for a fraction of the cost of a fillet or steak. Also, you can catch or buy a whole salmon and break it down and use every bit. Here's an Instructable on how to do this, "Breaking Down a Whole Salmon."