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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-11-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,381
Posted By Durango
Wow, what an outfit! Looks like you're ready to...

Wow, what an outfit! Looks like you're ready to challenge all comers on the Great Adventure! So that's what it takes to be a real ADK outdoorsman--no wonder I wasn't getting it right!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-26-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,821
Posted By Durango
Thanks to ADKH20 and EagleCrag for the helpful...

Thanks to ADKH20 and EagleCrag for the helpful info. I'll let you know what I find on my trip after I return.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-22-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,821
Posted By Durango
Trout Streams Next Week around Canton?

I'm going to make my first trip ever to the Canton area next week and would like to fish a stream/river for trout. My wife has a day or so of work in the area and I want to take my aging springer in...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-06-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,723
Posted By Durango
Drying out electronics

Boreal Chickadee's post is right on. I had a camera soaked one day on the stream, thought it was toast, but a guy from Erie fishing near me gave me the same instructions and, a week later,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-06-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,170
Posted By Durango
Has anybody seen Hugh Ruane?

Just wondering if anyone has had any contact with master flytier Hugh Ruane. He is tying some flies for me and I want to contact him.
Thanks, and tight lines!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-04-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,975
Posted By Durango
One technique that I've used with success for...

One technique that I've used with success for lakers on a fly is to fish them off a downrigger. I have portable downriggers with 8 lb. balls and releases that you can set for light tension. I use a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-10-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,516
Posted By Durango
Passing of Fran Betters

I'd always wanted to fish the Ausable but never have. After reading about Fran and his shop on this list, I called back in Feb. and spoke with Jan, who told me the flies to get--and that I really...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-06-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,459
Posted By Durango
Great pix!

Thanks for posting all those great pictures, and I know the fish are happier back in the water than the other place they might be! Those fiddleheads look very nice, too. Is this a great time of...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-04-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,355
Posted By Durango
Nice Splake!

Nice fish! A pure brook trout would have longer jaws. Anybody know how long a splake lives? There are stories of lakers living 100 years, and state fisheries biologists say that they know lakers...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-25-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,405
Posted By Durango
Getting in touch with Hugh

Does anyone know how to get in touch with Hugh? I have been using his old e-mail to no avail.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-25-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,766
Posted By Durango
Thanks for a great series

Boy, what a nice series of pictures--thanks for sharing!
For those interested, there are still kings & coho in the Salmon River but of course they are slowing up. Many folks got into nice steelhead...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-25-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,799
Posted By Durango
Nice picture, Al. The "usual stimulator"? What...

Nice picture, Al. The "usual stimulator"? What colors work best for you? Looks like maybe a #10 in the photo?
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-06-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By Durango
Cute! Great pix!

Cute! Great pix!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-05-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,533
Posted By Durango
Selling Fish thread--mentions Hugh

As a side note, has anyone heard from Hugh lately?[/QUOTE]

Gray Ghost mentions Hugh--I've tried pms to him but have not heard for a while, nearly a year--
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-26-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 121,345
Posted By Durango
Your pictures

Wow--what pictures! How many do you figure you have to take to get a bunch like those you've posted--thousands?
When you're trolling with a flyrod and have 150' out, are you using backing behind a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-13-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,127
Posted By Durango
Fishfinder

I just got another Eagle Magna portable on ebay to replace the one that I've used for years on 12 & 14' aluminum boats. This is not the world's greatest unit, but it is serviceable and I figure I...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-11-2008, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,091
Posted By Durango
Here's another--"The Road to Tinkhamtown"

Thanks, Bill, for the fascinating post. Here's another account, maybe the best-known of such outdoor stories, by Corey Ford. The original is reprinted in Laurie Morrow, "The Hardscrabble...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-08-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,166
Posted By Durango
"Most people without major traumatic back...

"Most people without major traumatic back injuries don't realize that once you've ruptured or bulged a disk, very rarely, regardless of fitness, form or technique, does you back ever return to 100%....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-06-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,255
Posted By Durango
Dinner & Seminars

Thanks for the heads-up and the hospitality offer, Redhawk. Can't get there this year but will look forward to hearing about the event next March. Have to pay attention to the recommendation of...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-19-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,048
Posted By Durango
Rio Fluoroflex

I'd just like to thank WB again for all his work to post the great pictures and descriptions and pass along a little info regarding the way he describes his terminal tackle.
In Colorado about 4...
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