Tippets: Tenkara for Pike, Sean O’Keefe, Cold-Prep Camp Food, “Old Man and the Sea”

September 8, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

  •  “No more Chinese fly rod?” asks Chris Hunt’s Indian guide after a pike pulls the tip section of their Tenkara rod so tight that it can’t be retracted.
  • Update on Sean O’Keefe, head of the North American arm of the European company that makes Airbus planes and a survivor of the float plane crash that killed Senator Ted Stevens.
  • When you’ve had quite enough of those crunchy trail bars: Mountain House’s Chicken Salad and other freeze-dried meals.
  • On day in 1952 Ernest Hemingway published The Old Man and the Sea.