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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks Today, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Bounder45
What clubs are out in that area? Iíve spent many...

What clubs are out in that area? Iíve spent many a day hiking down the roads near lake Lila, and despite all Iíve said, I do actually have interest joining a club or lease that is set up on a remote...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-11-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 126,619
Posted By Bounder45
Do you have to be a member of the NYS Snowmobile...

Do you have to be a member of the NYS Snowmobile group to use the trails?

I know you have to buy a permit to use many of the trails on private land. I don't see why that same model can be...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-10-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 126,619
Posted By Bounder45
I'm not sure I buy that. Many of the snowmobile...

I'm not sure I buy that. Many of the snowmobile trails in the ADK's run through private land. What is the liability issue with that and how is it resolved?

Plus, there is always the conservation...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-10-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By Bounder45
Woodly, do you do any hound training with bears,...

Woodly, do you do any hound training with bears, or was that just an unfortunate encounter?
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-04-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By Bounder45
You can also carry a firearm afield simply...

You can also carry a firearm afield simply because it's allowed by NYS law.

If you have a pistol permit, you're allowed to carry (doesn't even have to be concealed) on state land.
If you legally...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-02-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 126,619
Posted By Bounder45
Well, if the clubs were to employ a fee-system,...

Well, if the clubs were to employ a fee-system, they would still in fact be controlling who comes and goes. I guarantee such a program would bring in more revenue but would only attract a select...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,738
Posted By Bounder45
Where are you getting that info from? I know...

Where are you getting that info from?

I know that Lila is bigger, but looking at both of them on scaled maps, they don't seem all that different. Lake Lila itself is easily a day-paddle trip, as...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,738
Posted By Bounder45
Again, nitpicking and exaggerations. Talking...

Again, nitpicking and exaggerations.

Talking about Lila itself, not adjacent water bodies, you can paddle all of that in about 1 day. The size of Lake Lila is comparable to what you get at...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,738
Posted By Bounder45
I think you're nitpicking here. The water...

I think you're nitpicking here.

The water bodies themselves (Lake Lila and Boreas Ponds) are very similar in size.

I can't imagine many people going to Boreas to try and get onto the High...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-01-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By Bounder45
DSettahr laid out some good fundamentals. I will...

DSettahr laid out some good fundamentals. I will point out that in most areas of the ADK's, you will not have a good view of anything beyond your immediate target area.

Picking a good backstop is...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-01-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 126,619
Posted By Bounder45
I think the traditional club model needs to...

I think the traditional club model needs to change or it will die out. There is far too much hunting opportunity in the southern forests; new hunters have few incentives to go pay money to join up...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,738
Posted By Bounder45
Is the situation at Boreas Ponds really all that...

Is the situation at Boreas Ponds really all that different from what exists at Lake Lila?

The portage from the parking lot to the water itself isn't that long. A good number of people go there to...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-01-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By Bounder45
Deer are not overpopulated in most areas of the...

Deer are not overpopulated in most areas of the Northern Zone, so this idea that wolves are needed to control their numbers is based on a faulty assumption. No doe tags are issued for rifle season...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-29-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,738
Posted By Bounder45
People keep bringing up Cedar River Flow as an...

People keep bringing up Cedar River Flow as an example of the "bad things" that might happen to Boreas Ponds.

1) Are there any proposals to open up car-camping sites along the water at Boreas...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,738
Posted By Bounder45
Some of these comments are white noise. ...

Some of these comments are white noise.

People are worried about this and worried about that. Will there be enough Rangers? As if that isn't a concern for pretty much every other area of the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,492
Posted By Bounder45
I've seen black bears charge at people and chase...

I've seen black bears charge at people and chase them away from their campsite to steal their food (that particular fellow was obviously experienced with such tactics) and I've seen black bears that...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-15-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,738
Posted By Bounder45
1) This land isn't "untouched." It is former...

1) This land isn't "untouched." It is former logging land with roads and trails all over the place. There are plenty of remote ADK lands (both wilderness and wild forest) with very little of either....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-14-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,738
Posted By Bounder45
I'm not disappointed either Buckladd. ...

I'm not disappointed either Buckladd.

Preserving the "wild" needs to be balanced with access to the "wild." I think the current proposal allows for decent, common-sense access not just to Boreas...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-09-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,615
Posted By Bounder45
I don't deem someone "crazy" for thinking that...

I don't deem someone "crazy" for thinking that cougar have passed through NY, at one point or another.

However, there does seem to be a sizable, and vocal, contingent which believes that cougar...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-09-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,615
Posted By Bounder45
Yes perhaps, but here's the thing which I can't...

Yes perhaps, but here's the thing which I can't come to terms with: when the Florida panther was literally on the verge of extinction in the Everglades (I think around the 1950's-1960's), people were...
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