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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-14-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,616
Posted By Tug Hill
I’m not suggesting ,” going back,” to old...

I’m not suggesting ,” going back,” to old practices, please control your emotions ? You should thank the timber barons for clear cutting parts of the ADK’s, otherwise the state would not have...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-13-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,616
Posted By Tug Hill
Can't speak for what is considered fair chase in...

Can't speak for what is considered fair chase in Canada, it's a foreign country. ;) Suffice it to say, there is a lot of debate on this issue, but it is not considered fair chase, or legal, in New...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-13-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,616
Posted By Tug Hill
OK, I’ll bite. If baiting and placing minerals is...

OK, I’ll bite. If baiting and placing minerals is so morally, ethically, and biologically damaging to the deer, why is it legal in most states and Canadian Provence’s ?

These other wildlife...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-24-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,835
Posted By Tug Hill
I was not condemning anyone for hunting in or...

I was not condemning anyone for hunting in or near the winter yards, just stating what the deer hunting situation is in these areas.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-23-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,835
Posted By Tug Hill
Deep snow has really put a damper on many...

Deep snow has really put a damper on many northern zone hunters. On Tug Hill it’s pretty much over unless you hunt on snowshoes near the winter yards.
Deep snow in the south west ADKs have forced...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-09-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,835
Posted By Tug Hill
As far as knowing to ,”cross at deer crossing...

As far as knowing to ,”cross at deer crossing signs,” that’s a deal the deer worked out with the NYSDOT and insurance companies. Some deer still cross illegally and cross wherever they want, if...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-09-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,813
Posted By Tug Hill
Where I hunt , with all of the Ravens, Eagles,...

Where I hunt , with all of the Ravens, Eagles, coyotes, Fisher, etc.. a gut pile doesn’t last 2 days. Once the gut pile is gone, these critters don’t hang around, they are off to the next gut pile or...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-31-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,278
Posted By Tug Hill
Congratulations

Congratulations
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-24-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,835
Posted By Tug Hill
The October lull, give it a week, things will...

The October lull, give it a week, things will pick up.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,949
Posted By Tug Hill
Humans were /are a natural part of those...

Humans were /are a natural part of those ecosystems too, so what part of my statement is controversial ?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,949
Posted By Tug Hill
Beaver are similar to humans, because they...

Beaver are similar to humans, because they manipulate the ecosystem to their benefit, and to the detriment of others.

Your statement is true, other species will benefit from the habitat the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,949
Posted By Tug Hill
Actually there is a limited market for beaver...

Actually there is a limited market for beaver tail leather. They make great wallets. I have one and it has lasted way longer than a cowhide wallet.
Fur harvesters auction, in North Bay , Ontario...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,949
Posted By Tug Hill
Yes, during the 1950ís Tug Hill was almost beaver...

Yes, during the 1950ís Tug Hill was almost beaver free. Thatís why you could drink from most brooks , streams, and rivers there. Also, those water ways teemed with native brook trout. Thanks to the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,949
Posted By Tug Hill
Although beaver have a place in the ecosystem,...

Although beaver have a place in the ecosystem, they can be and are very destructive to the ecosystem as well. Regulated trapping is the only way to control the expanding population. Even the Nature...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By Tug Hill
I did not see any sportsman on Beaver Dam Brook,...

I did not see any sportsman on Beaver Dam Brook, however there were some on the Salmon River. Still not lined up wall to wall like the days of snagging with weighted trebles.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By Tug Hill
Yes, we got there too late to watch them strip...

Yes, we got there too late to watch them strip fish.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By Tug Hill
Salmon River Fish hatchery

The wife and I stopped for a visit to the Salmon River Fish Hatchery in Altmar, NY today.

The river and entrance to the hatchery Fish ladder was full of fish. They say itís one of the largest...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-05-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,018
Posted By Tug Hill
Check out the Watson East triangle, north of...

Check out the Watson East triangle, north of Belfort.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-05-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,057
Posted By Tug Hill
I fished a small shallow brook trout pond...

I fished a small shallow brook trout pond Wednesday in the southwestern ADK’s.
Had plenty of action, caught around 15 Brookies but all small and release all but 3. I carried my canoe to the pond but...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-25-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,835
Posted By Tug Hill
I’m going to wait until MZloader season. We just...

I’m going to wait until MZloader season. We just fired up a timber harvest on the 30,000 acre Corrigan TLP Tract. While doing job inspection Monday, saw plenty of deer tracks and also a bear track in...
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