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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 12:37 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Wet feet --- In cold weather I use NRS Mukluks,...

Wet feet --- In cold weather I use NRS Mukluks, others are also available. Neoprene waterproof knee high boots, I think they are $89 or so on line. Mine run big, if your between sizes go down not...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-30-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,588
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
2 days ago my wife was watering the flowers at...

2 days ago my wife was watering the flowers at the front of thehouse, and I was leaning on my car talking on the phone and this guy walks trough the yard. My English Setter went right after it...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,221
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
We have some nasty weather here at home right...

We have some nasty weather here at home right now, this afternoon I cleaned up some fallen branches in the yard that had come down. 5 minutes after coming back in, more rain, a 6" diameter 20' long...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
If your heading in Monday through Friday getting...

If your heading in Monday through Friday getting a camp site should be no big problem, weekends ??? Hatchery brook is a beautiful paddle, small tight and very personal feeling. My brother and his...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-27-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,530
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
I'm never around on the weekends so I never see...

I'm never around on the weekends so I never see much crowding, as in I just fished 2 ponds the last 2 days, one drive up, and didn't see another person. I did see loons, osprey and an eagle.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-13-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Yes indeed, at this time in my life I'm beginning...

Yes indeed, at this time in my life I'm beginning to use up a lot of things I've saved for years. If I don't use them soon I'll , well, I'm gettin' old is all.
Actually I've always liked fishing...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-13-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
4X4 pond - best brown so far

Hit a local pond this evening, a drive up , but your not going to get there with your Prius. Best Brown from is pond so far, one of my favorite flies, looks like he tore up the body a bit, will...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-12-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,163
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Last year I wheeled in to LeBere flow then...

Last year I wheeled in to LeBere flow then paddled as far as possible then bushwacked back to the road. On the way back I just took the road, much easier and faster. From the flow to Boreas bond is...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-08-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,071
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
I believe one of the sites on Little Long just...

I believe one of the sites on Little Long just had a fire that burned about an acre before being suppressed, camp fire not extinguished properly according to report. Haven't been there this yeasr...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-06-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,109
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
I fish out of a 12 1/2' skin on frame canoe I...

I fish out of a 12 1/2' skin on frame canoe I made that weighs 14 lbs with seat and backrest. Carries under a mile I put it on one shoulder or on my head with the foam seat as a cushion, longer I ...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-29-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,551
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Dam(n) those Beaver!!!

Dam(n) those Beaver!!!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 19,824
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
When I was there last summer in July , mid week,...

When I was there last summer in July , mid week, I saw 14 people, including 3 smallish children. 2 wheeled in plastic kayaks, 2 pack boats, the others were just day hiking in. I was the only one...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-09-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,149
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Saginaw Bay on USL, I've never camped on USL but...

Saginaw Bay on USL, I've never camped on USL but that bay is nice, all state land and almost never sees motor boats, except the occasional fisherman. I do row the guideboat down there for an...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-04-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,753
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Craig Campbell - "Fish" ...

Craig Campbell - "Fish"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_Am8bSYIms&list=RDMMWG48Ftsr3OI&index=18
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-04-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,753
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Talking Fishing Blues - Woodie Guthrie ...

Talking Fishing Blues - Woodie Guthrie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH618RszIlM
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-17-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,100
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Yesterday, the really strong wind and waves were...

Yesterday, the really strong wind and waves were breaking up the ice in the village of Tupper Lake, Lake Clear is still thick ice but looking a bit black. Upper Saranac is still tight, but again is...
Forum: Photography 03-28-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,015
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Back when Pelican boxes first came out in the...

Back when Pelican boxes first came out in the 70's or early 80's, their warranty read
"guaranteed against everything except shark bite , bear attack , and children under 3", always liked that one.
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-20-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,029
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Not handguns, but big, slow bullets nearly...

Not handguns, but big, slow bullets nearly extirpated the buffalo.
Once I move back to NY and wait the year or so to get my NY permit, I may hunt with my .45 Colt revolver, that cartridge has...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-18-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,029
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Well, practice is king, the handgun you shoot...

Well, practice is king, the handgun you shoot the most accurately will always be the best.

I think it was your original mention of the 40S&W round that got me on to the 10mm, the 10 is far...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-17-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Waders can be problematic, but, making sure of a...

Waders can be problematic, but, making sure of a good fit is paramount. not just large with a size 11 boot. Leg length is critical. To long and they bunch up , rub and wear excessively. To short ,...
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