Chasing steelhead is about much more than fillets on the grill. It is about taming lightning. It is about the pursuit of wildness within us.
Salmon and Trout
A Nordic take on salmon soup. Chunks of salmon or trout, served with potatoes, cream, dill and, if you have it, whey.
This plate of food looks better than it tastes. It’s a work in progress. Here’s the process I go through to create new dishes.
Broiled trout is a quick and easy way to cook trout fillets too large for a frying pan, too thin to stand up to the grill. Here’s how to master this technique.
One of the best ways to use the trim on a salmon or trout is to make trout cakes with it. This is a simple, homey recipe for that.
Hauling commercial hand trolling gear on my friend’s boat gave me a whiff of days past as a deckhand. Hard work felt good. So did catching fish.
I am not a fly fisherman. I don’t like kayaks. I am scared of grizzly bears. But in search of trout, I bested all three of these fears and hangups.
Never have I gone so far, or endured so much, for so little. But do I regret my trip to the Canadian Rockies? Not in the slightest.