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Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 11-20-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,587
Posted By hekki6
Don't know for sure, but you might be able to...

Don't know for sure, but you might be able to find ans. in book, "Big Moose Station", by William R. Marleau, who was a forest ranger in the area for around 40 years. In the book, he tells about the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-17-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,950
Posted By hekki6
Try a bead head wooly bugger, size 6-8. Troll...

Try a bead head wooly bugger, size 6-8. Troll with a sinking 5-6wt. fly outfit, varying trolling speed. Works for me here in Adks.
Forum: Trip Reports 09-10-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,917
Posted By hekki6
I took this approach to Colden back in '03, but...

I took this approach to Colden back in '03, but went in the opposite direction, going from Avalanche Pass , over Colden, and down to Lake Arnold. It was a great trip, and I agree that the footing on...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 11-14-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,732
Posted By hekki6
Although I am not as fast at 58 as I was at 28, I...

Although I am not as fast at 58 as I was at 28, I find that I am enjoying my backpacks and climbs on the 46's more now.My rest stops may be more frequent now, but I find I am seeing and noticing...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-10-2008, 07:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,709
Posted By hekki6
Depending on the habitat and surrounding area,...

Depending on the habitat and surrounding area, garter snakes may exhibit a lot of physical variance ,pertaining to color, scale patterns, etc.
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 06-16-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,725
Posted By hekki6
Wobbly Moose

Actually, the Wobbly Moose is in Ausable Forks.
My band,"Boys Are Back", played there a couple of times.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-04-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,475
Posted By hekki6
Fishing at Duck Hole

A friend and I just completed our annual 4 day trip to Duck Hole, and if anyone doesn't mind a 10+ mile walk, the trout fishing just below the dam is excellent. We got our limits, which made for a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-01-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,972
Posted By hekki6
Favorite bass lure???

My favorite bass lure (smallmouth and largemouth,incidently) is the Heddon Torpedo, in either light or dark frog pattern. If the bass misses, and refuses more casts. try same area with a Texas rigged...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-12-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,270
Posted By hekki6
Hi Slingshot, I agree that the paint was a bit...

Hi Slingshot,
I agree that the paint was a bit of overkill. We went to Duck Hole on Labor Day weekend, and it looked that the "artist" got as much paint on the surrounding ground as he did on the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-01-2005, 04:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,972
Posted By hekki6
There is nothing that compare to the Winchester...

There is nothing that compare to the Winchester Model 94 for a good efficient brush gun in the Adirondacks!! A scope is nice, but in thick brush, open sights with a Lyman peep are ideal, in my...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-01-2005, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,111
Posted By hekki6
Fished a bit with wet flies near Ouluska lean to...

Fished a bit with wet flies near Ouluska lean to in May '05, and caught a few brookies about 6-8in. Also got enough for a trout dinner for 2 of us at the base of Duck Hole dam last year on # 16...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-01-2005, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,635
Posted By hekki6
Actually, Gurn, the DEC stocks brooktrout in...

Actually, Gurn, the DEC stocks brooktrout in Marcy Dam pond on a regular yearly basis.
You can see them rising for insects in the Spring. I am going to bring my flyrod for some "catch and release"...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 11-01-2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,379
Posted By hekki6
Just a quick note to say that my dad, Edgar...

Just a quick note to say that my dad, Edgar Trombley, was a member of the CCC group that repaired the Duck Hole dam in 1935. I told him the bridge is now gone, and he was a bit saddened that a part...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-27-2005, 09:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,474
Posted By hekki6
Solo backpacking and hiking

I too do a lot of solo hiking/backpacking. It is a completely different and wonderful feeling as compared to having a buddy along.
Granted, the index of danger is greater in respect to having help...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 05-29-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,202
Posted By hekki6
I have read them several times over the years,...

I have read them several times over the years, and have enjoyed them each time. Very entertaining and accurate in contents.
Hekki th' Gator
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-29-2005, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,932
Posted By hekki6
We went in on 5/19/05, and came out 5/22/05, and...

We went in on 5/19/05, and came out 5/22/05, and the gate was open. Also, the Dec. has cleared all the blowdowns all the way to Duck Hole.Excellent trip with relarively NO blackflies, and the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-29-2005, 05:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,781
Posted By hekki6
"We were not lost....we were merely where we...

"We were not lost....we were merely where we shouldn"t have been, without knowing exactly where that was "
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 11-12-2004, 08:16 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 197,832
Posted By hekki6
a bit about me.....

Hi All,
My name is Bernie, and except for 4 years riding a nuclear submarine for our Uncle Sam, I have always lived in the Adirondacks.I always have been an outdoor type. The other guys were playing...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-12-2004, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,425
Posted By hekki6
Favorite Trail

Even though getting there is usually a muddy mire. my favorite trail is the herd path from Bradley Pond to Times Square on the way to Coochie. Wild, rough, steep,and usually peaceful. My second would...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-12-2004, 07:20 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 40,168
Posted By hekki6
I'm new to this site,also. I started climbing in...

I'm new to this site,also. I started climbing in 2001 , and I have 26 peaks so far. Wish I would have started this about 20 years ago.I break up the climbing witn a few long backpacks . This past...
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