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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2020, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Lucky13
The public hearing may be a requirement for...

The public hearing may be a requirement for Unifrom Procedures Act compliance. Or maybe a requirement of SPDES, which I think might apply to all these regulation changes.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-14-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 27,532
Posted By Lucky13
I have a friend from the Hill who used to say...

I have a friend from the Hill who used to say that all dogs and cats running free, and Coyotes, on the Hill had the same name, Spot..... Spot on the scope! He said he was fond of reaching out and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-14-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,864
Posted By Lucky13
We hiked into Queer a few years back. after...

We hiked into Queer a few years back. after hearing that it was "reclaimed." We found a young couple at the lean-to who were obviously perturbed to have to share the wilderness with others, even...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-12-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 27,532
Posted By Lucky13
But coyotes have done that, and very close to the...

But coyotes have done that, and very close to the cities. And Feral Hogs don't eat deer that are still "on the hoof."
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-12-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 27,532
Posted By Lucky13
I don't think Feral Hogs have been known to go...

I don't think Feral Hogs have been known to go after small children and pet dogs in suburban areas.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-12-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,864
Posted By Lucky13
I have a bad habit of forgetting actual compass...

I have a bad habit of forgetting actual compass bearings when describing things. With flowing waters, I use the USGS convention of right and left looking downstream, but that doesn't always work...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-12-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,864
Posted By Lucky13
I read it, and now I feel severely dragged down...

I read it, and now I feel severely dragged down and beaten! :boozing:
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-11-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,864
Posted By Lucky13
The Tap room is still open, but if you were...

The Tap room is still open, but if you were heading back to the start, it would be a bit of a detour. However, the OP wanted to end up in Raquette, so it would be the place to go. But DSetthar was...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-11-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,864
Posted By Lucky13
If you want wings in that section of the...

If you want wings in that section of the Mountains, just down the South Shore Road from Inlet is the Red Dog Tavern, home of the original Nuclear Waste and Armegeddon hot sauces. :D
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-11-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,864
Posted By Lucky13
Screamin' Eagle is in Inlet, and would involve an...

Screamin' Eagle is in Inlet, and would involve an additional two miles of road hiking from the Uncas Road, or addition of the trip over Black Bear Mountain.

"Best Pizza in the Park" should not be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-11-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 951
Posted By Lucky13
Load up a backpack with 60 lbs of books. Now...

Load up a backpack with 60 lbs of books. Now travel to the local track and walk 24 laps. Repeat daily. By the time the black flies die back, the girth should be reduced, and you'll be in great...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-11-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By Lucky13
The major problem with Norway Maples, including...

The major problem with Norway Maples, including red Norways, is that they exude a substance that inhibits growth of other plants under the crown, so no understory develops. All that bare soil is no...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 02-05-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By Lucky13
Thanks for the correction. It has been >40 years...

Thanks for the correction. It has been >40 years since I set for muskrats down here in the flatlands, and I never trapped up north.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 02-04-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,864
Posted By Lucky13
Eagle Lake? or Eagle Bay? If it is Eagle Bay,...

Eagle Lake? or Eagle Bay? If it is Eagle Bay, you can get a great burger and Bloody Mary at the Tavern. For Eagle Lake, I think you have to swim across Raquette and up the Marion River!

If...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-03-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,660
Posted By Lucky13
https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/32350.html

https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/32350.html
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 02-03-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By Lucky13
They were before the NYSDEC regulation that traps...

They were before the NYSDEC regulation that traps have to be checked every 24 hours. French Louie and the men he trapped with had cabins or other shelters interspersed on their lines, and when the...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-31-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,721
Posted By Lucky13
WOW, look at that sky color. All we are seeing...

WOW, look at that sky color. All we are seeing in WNY is Grey, lately! Although the glowing yellow orb did show yesterday for maybe 10 minutes!
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-31-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By Lucky13
It should be stressed that these hikers were in...

It should be stressed that these hikers were in top condition, had started planning the excursion months in advance, were VERY experienced and well equipped, and still had to bag the hike, and it...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-29-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Lucky13
I recall an article in FlyFisherman many years...

I recall an article in FlyFisherman many years ago that featured trout fishing in Afghanistan. The Country is at the eastern end of the native range for Brown Trout. This was pre-Soviet invasion so...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-29-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Lucky13
I spend a fair amount of time star gazing on the...

I spend a fair amount of time star gazing on the western edge of the Tug Hill Plateau around Smartville. We see at least twice as many night time fliers as we do when at Fourth Lake in the Fulton...
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