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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-11-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,336
Posted By Fly Rodder
I almost lost one last year, because I forgot...

I almost lost one last year, because I forgot that I had moved it a hundred feet or so from where I had originally placed it a few months prior to the last time I checked it(and GPS'd the location). ...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 12-19-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Fly Rodder
I have a Seek Outside 8-man tipi and a hill...

I have a Seek Outside 8-man tipi and a hill people gear stove (no longer in production). The stove had the best weight to volume ration that I could find. I like it well enough, but I haven't used...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-08-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,906
Posted By Fly Rodder
Southeastern ADKs. Winterkill, from what I've...

Southeastern ADKs. Winterkill, from what I've been told, has to do with more than just snow depth.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-07-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,906
Posted By Fly Rodder
Out of our camp, we ended up with eight bucks,...

Out of our camp, we ended up with eight bucks, one doe (early mz), and a smallish boar bear. Three bucks were taken on one day (the one day we got a decent snow) by six hunters (two on one drive...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-06-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Fly Rodder
Yeah SZ parcels are much smaller and therefore...

Yeah SZ parcels are much smaller and therefore there are more property boundaries to navigate.

Also, you can use it without cell service if you download before hand (preferably on wifi). I know...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-14-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,288
Posted By Fly Rodder
Congrats on a trophy and a successful hunt! ...

Congrats on a trophy and a successful hunt! Killing a buck in the Adirondacks isn't easy. Having perfect fall weather makes it enjoyable as well.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-09-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Fly Rodder
Headed up tonight as well. NOAA says 1/2" of...

Headed up tonight as well. NOAA says 1/2" of snow overnight, cold, and lots of wind with wind chills approaching 0F for Friday. Stay warm.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-09-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,445
Posted By Fly Rodder
I think there would be an argument to be made...

I think there would be an argument to be made about that. I'm sure in an opinion poll, lots of people, in the abstract, would say that they would like to encounter a moose in the wild. However,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-06-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,445
Posted By Fly Rodder
A hunting season is a long way off (20-30 years...

A hunting season is a long way off (20-30 years at least) and would be something like 50 permits. NH has a population of approximately ~4 times the ADK population and released only 51 permits this...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-03-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,445
Posted By Fly Rodder
AFAIK, moose in the ADKs are not impacted by...

AFAIK, moose in the ADKs are not impacted by winter ticks because the ticks aren't present in the ADKs. Additionally, brainworm (http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/72211.html), the other major mortality...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-31-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,489
Posted By Fly Rodder
Determine what you want to tie (how you fish) and...

Determine what you want to tie (how you fish) and work backwards. I started tying because I spent way too much money sacrificing cheap-to-tie flies to the bottom of the Salmon River. I bought a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-22-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By Fly Rodder
Hopefully it's not too windy. Last year we went...

Hopefully it's not too windy. Last year we went there and getting out of the channel was borderline impossible. I've never paddled so hard in my life.

We stayed at Site 8 and really liked it. ...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 06-15-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,615
Posted By Fly Rodder
Shhh.

Shhh.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-06-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,040
Posted By Fly Rodder
Friday evening near Wells was no problem, I...

Friday evening near Wells was no problem, I fished some creeks and didn't even bother with a headnet. There were few Saturday, but the breeze kept them from swarming.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-02-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,798
Posted By Fly Rodder
Mr.Kawfey is correct as far as the economic...

Mr.Kawfey is correct as far as the economic region goes. Walmarts, autozones, dollarstores, and chain hotels funnel money out of a regional economy.

I have no doubts that there is still some...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-31-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,798
Posted By Fly Rodder
Wood extraction is no longer economical in the...

Wood extraction is no longer economical in the Adirondacks and it's not all regulations despite what some people want to believe. The issues are larger than state politics. The wood products...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-31-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,798
Posted By Fly Rodder
Well, crippled certainly. Change takes a long...

Well, crippled certainly. Change takes a long time. Overall, the slow drip of the rural to urban movement has been going on for a little more than a century now. I think acute movements are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-26-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,678
Posted By Fly Rodder
I've spent weekend nights at CRF 4 or 5 times in...

I've spent weekend nights at CRF 4 or 5 times in the last three years, mostly in July and August, and in the middle area of the flow. The only rowdy campers I heard there were boyscouts one night...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-25-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,403
Posted By Fly Rodder
I used to be a bit nervous when sitting in the...

I used to be a bit nervous when sitting in the middle of the forest alone and in the dark. Thinking of all the things that could happen. Murderers, plunderers, and thieves, etc.

Then I went...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-25-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,249
Posted By Fly Rodder
I have a seek outside 8-man tipi and a hill...

I have a seek outside 8-man tipi and a hill people gear large wood stove. The stove isn't manufactured anymore, though they're trying to restart production.

A nest is handy for summer tenting, to...
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