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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-12-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 158,781
Posted By ADK Tank
You do not have to be a member of a snowmobile...

You do not have to be a member of a snowmobile club to use the trails, the other option is to pay $55 more to DMV when you register your snowmobile. If you pay the $30 to be a member of a snowmobile...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-11-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 158,781
Posted By ADK Tank
The snowmobile club that maintains the trail...

The snowmobile club that maintains the trail covers the insurance on the trail through the NYS Snowmobile Assoc. There is pretty much no liability on the land owner for a snowmobile trail unless they...
Forum: Trip Reports 05-18-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,288
Posted By ADK Tank
Pretty much the only Oak found in the Adirondacks...

Pretty much the only Oak found in the Adirondacks is Red Oak, White Oak doesn't tolerate the cold temps as well as Red Oak. There are many areas in the Adirondacks that do have large stands of Oak...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-17-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,567
Posted By ADK Tank
Son's first pond brookies

http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j404/ADK_Tank/20150612_122806.jpg (http://s1084.photobucket.com/user/ADK_Tank/media/20150612_122806.jpg.html)

Here are the two he kept to bring home to his...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-17-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,268
Posted By ADK Tank
We don't have a sign up but if people that don't...

We don't have a sign up but if people that don't know about it get shocked it's a good thing since they don't belong there anyways on private land. It's pretty self explanatory when you see it on a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-17-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,268
Posted By ADK Tank
Electric fence is the only thing we have had...

Electric fence is the only thing we have had work. You can get a solar powered one or use a good deep cycle battery to run it. We used to have them break into and trash the inside of the camp, they...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,042
Posted By ADK Tank
Bill, as far as the logging part goes, I...

Bill,

as far as the logging part goes, I think you are right. It is the price that had to be paid to hold this land long enough for the state to buy it, but I was surprised at how heavily it was...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,042
Posted By ADK Tank
Justin, I would give it a few years before...

Justin,

I would give it a few years before exploring the Benson Road Tract, the whole area was just logged off by the nature conservancy extremely heavily. I don't know if I have seen an area...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 11-13-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,042
Posted By ADK Tank
This summer the one nesting pair on one of the...

This summer the one nesting pair on one of the islands did raise one eaglet to where it was able to fly and leave the nest so I would think it has pretty good odds of surviving at this point.
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-24-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,490
Posted By ADK Tank
You can navigate it by boat but there are...

You can navigate it by boat but there are hazards, some rocks but mainly stumps, especially as the water level drops and some are just under the surface. The launch in Wanakena isn't much of a launch...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-20-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,426
Posted By ADK Tank
On average with OT a NYS Forest Ranger makes...

On average with OT a NYS Forest Ranger makes around $60k a year, not bad pay at all. I'm not sure what the base salary is anymore but it's not bad, especially compared to the average salary in many...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-17-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,426
Posted By ADK Tank
If he's interested in working and being in the...

If he's interested in working and being in the woods have him check out The Ranger School for his college.
http://www.esf.edu/rangerschool/
It's a great school and great experience going there. If...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-27-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,801
Posted By ADK Tank
Run a solar powered electric fence around your...

Run a solar powered electric fence around your camp, you most likely won't have to deal with a break in again. We did this at our camp that we mainly only use during hunting season and haven't had a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-12-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,446
Posted By ADK Tank
You cannot legally walk the shoreline on the...

You cannot legally walk the shoreline on the Great Sacandaga. The property owners only "own" to the high water mark but then they have to pay for a permit from the regulatng district that gives them...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-13-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,329
Posted By ADK Tank
It's mostly your smaller lakes and ponds that are...

It's mostly your smaller lakes and ponds that are a main brook trout water that are usually off limits to ice fishing. Usually on your bigger lakes that have other species and/or are stocked with...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-08-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,266
Posted By ADK Tank
In the southern Adirondacks we haven't seen much...

In the southern Adirondacks we haven't seen much rutting activity yet either. We did get a 152lb bear this past weekend and have passed on two small bucks.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-01-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,009
Posted By ADK Tank
Thanks Pondhopper, I figured you would be able to...

Thanks Pondhopper, I figured you would be able to clarify that. I also agree that in the recent past the name that was given for a body of water that the fish was caught in isn't where it actually...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-28-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 46,811
Posted By ADK Tank
Actually cutting down all of the ash trees would...

Actually cutting down all of the ash trees would work the best to stop the spread of the EAB and make the most people unhappy.:eek:

The thing is with this regulation is that just about every other...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-28-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,009
Posted By ADK Tank
I'm not positive on this but I think in order to...

I'm not positive on this but I think in order to enter a fish for a state record the body of water has to be named and also the lure used. I though that was why some of the previous state record...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-26-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 17,732
Posted By ADK Tank
That is the same thing I noticed with the white...

That is the same thing I noticed with the white on the back of the ears which makes me think it is a Bobcat. Also if you google for pictures of bobcats there are some on there that are pretty uniform...
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