The Only Way to Eat an Atlantic Salmon

March 22, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

Blogging in The New York Times, Mark Schatzker describes a trip to the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada, where he experiences the only way to eat a wild Atlantic Salmon — after catching one on a fly rod.

“The sea up here is still cold and unpolluted. The land is freckled with lakes that drain into long tongues that flow green and occasionally white and that empty into the salty ocean. Some of the rivers here aren’t much bigger than creeks, but they receive yearly salmon runs into the tens of thousands. I just wanted to eat one.”