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Tippets: In Hemingway’s Steps, Wild vs. Farmed Salmon, Interview with Cameron Mortenson

April 4, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • Ernest Hemingway left a legacy in both literature and fishing. In a recent article on Sporting Classics, Roger Pinckney examines the author and angler’s footsteps through his days in Bimini.
  • If we needed more backing on the benefits of wild salmon vs. farmed, a recent article in The Atlantic highlights the most costly part of salmon farming: making the meat “look” wild. “People want to be eating wild salmon,” writes Gwynn Guilford, “but not quite badly enough to buy the real deal.”
  • Cameron Mortenson of The Fiberglass Manifesto sits down for a Q&A session  in a recent post on the Orvis blog. From his first fly rod bought in Michigan to his predictions for the future of rod design, don’t miss this interview. “The idea that a glass fly rod is heavy, wimpy, or dead is just not true,” says Mortenson. “It’s quite the contrary.”