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Arctic char caught in a glacial lake near Cap Hope village, Greenland. The steel pikes on poles are used to chop holes in the ice. After a day of dogsled travel, seal hunter Emil Madsen, his wife Erika, and the children head out to fish for arctic char. (Emil Madsen is featured in the book What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets.) After chopping holes in the ice with a pike, family members lower down hooks baited with seal fat. When the char bite, Erika yanks them out of the hole with a practiced motion.

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Arctic char caught in a glacial lake near Cap Hope village, Greenland. The steel pikes on poles are used to chop holes in the ice.   After a day of dogsled travel, seal hunter Emil Madsen, his wife Erika, and the children head out to fish for arctic char.  (Emil Madsen is featured in the book What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets.)  After chopping holes in the ice with a pike, family members lower down hooks baited with seal fat. When the char bite, Erika yanks them out of the hole with a practiced motion.