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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-13-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Fishing is like golf, You don't have to eat...

Fishing is like golf,

You don't have to eat a golf ball to enjoy playing the game. :thumbs::thumbs::thumbs:
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-03-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Saltwater specific lines, especially those made...

Saltwater specific lines, especially those made for bonefish will have a shorter heavy head . For that type of casting you hold the fly in your fingers with a big loop of line out from the rod tip to...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-02-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,257
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
So Robin, if your done with your big woods trips...

So Robin, if your done with your big woods trips , you won't be needing all that great gear we see in your videos. So, I'll be willing to take it all off your hands and put it to good use for a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-31-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
I'd have set up a stand overlooking a backcountry...

I'd have set up a stand overlooking a backcountry thunderbox they like the salt on the seat.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-31-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Sounds like you all had a fantastic end of season...

Sounds like you all had a fantastic end of season trip to a beautiful area.
The shoulder seasons are always quiet (people wise).
Was the blowdown on one of the steep sections of trail. I X/C...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-26-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
First time I went in to Fish Pond was with my son...

First time I went in to Fish Pond was with my son when he was about 12 (a small 12 at that). We carried the St Regis Ocher Mud pond route on the way in, but carried the truck trail on the way back,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-20-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
He's obviously referring to fishing four...

He's obviously referring to fishing four different lines, no such thing as a line such as is in the drawing.

That said, imagine casting that line with 4 different sink rates and 12 flies. And...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-11-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Hay, the Trout fishing was great for 10,000 yrs,...

Hay, the Trout fishing was great for 10,000 yrs, until some A Hole decided to dump a bucket of Bass into one of the most pristine trout waters in the East. That's not global warming , that's...
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 10-10-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 39,820
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
...For me, I would prefer to take my Hornbeck on...

...For me, I would prefer to take my Hornbeck on the train and launch on the Bog River, or Clear Pond, or Lake Lila, or Beaver River… ]

Is it actually possible to have the train drop you and your...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-26-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Sounds like you two had a lovely few days. ...

Sounds like you two had a lovely few days.
Haven't been to Sunday Pond B&B myself, but our camp/second home is just down the road near the golf course. There are all kinds or great...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-12-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Brown's Track is definitely the most fun on the...

Brown's Track is definitely the most fun on the whole course, those with good boat handling skills can pass a lot of faster boats there, being an old whitewater paddler I really enjoy this section. ...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-31-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,680
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Fly tying is a relaxing and addictive hobby in...

Fly tying is a relaxing and addictive hobby in itself. Great wintertime activity. As mentioned , local fly fishing clubs always have lessons. Many of the most successful flies are easy to tie,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-13-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Wildrns is right about the beaver activity above...

Wildrns is right about the beaver activity above the falls, lots. As far as the fly rod goes, the water is perfect for a 4 wt and roll casts. I never caught any big brookies in there but the fish...
Forum: Photography 08-11-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 39,667
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Osprey and loons, they make their living fishing,...

Osprey and loons, they make their living fishing, a good omen for the side of the boat, (either that or it will scare the fish away).

The osprey image was done freehand with a sharpie of all...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-11-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,621
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Nice photos again stripperguy, although you need...

Nice photos again stripperguy, although you need to change your name to Carbonguy if you keep paddling that black and white boat around.

I was up a couple weeks ago to Boreas Ponds, camped at...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-01-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,268
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
A family heirloom for sure, My son , now 25 ,...

A family heirloom for sure,
My son , now 25 , is home for a few days and your post is bringing back memories we've had together too, Thanks.

You've instilled in them some great values. I...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-01-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
20 feed deep is 240 inches, to get that deep get...

20 feed deep is 240 inches, to get that deep get the fastest sinking line you can. A type IV 6 weight is fine on any 6 weight rod. The line isn't actually any (or only marginally) heavier than your...
Forum: Trip Reports 07-26-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Great report on a beautiful area. Hatchery...

Great report on a beautiful area. Hatchery brook, never paddled it and I have a house 2 miles from there, right near your takeout on USL. Funny how you put off things at your back door but...
Forum: Photography 07-26-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 39,667
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Also of Boreas with my favorite tripping canoe,...

Also of Boreas with my favorite tripping canoe, just last week. Very humid not the krisp view of the mtns as seen in the previous post.

http://i.imgur.com/Dzg5ndFh.jpg
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-26-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 963
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Never any amount of boat traffic on Osgood, only...

Never any amount of boat traffic on Osgood, only a few camps and they seem to be seldom occupied. Besides, there on that pond for the solitude too. Was up ther a few weeks ago, mid week for several...
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