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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-14-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 21,044
Posted By bluequill
Yep! Cuomo would never have given the nod to...

Yep! Cuomo would never have given the nod to this acquisition unless it met his needs. He could care less about trout strains or mechanized use, his priority was development in the north country. A...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-20-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By bluequill
Johnson Silver Minnow, Five of Diamonds and as...

Johnson Silver Minnow, Five of Diamonds and as stated above....orange spinner bait. Middle Saranac has some respectable pike. Fish around rocky areas that have warning buoys.......I don't like steel...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-11-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 973
Posted By bluequill
I would second Stripper's suggestion for Long...

I would second Stripper's suggestion for Long Pond considering introducing people to canoe camping. Plus, you can stop in at St Regis Outfitters shop on Floodwood Road to pick up any last minute...
Forum: Other Places 08-04-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 535
Posted By bluequill
I used to go every year to LV for pike and...

I used to go every year to LV for pike and walleye. Motors are allowed. I never saw paddlers while there and while fishing different lakes we never saw other boats at all. I stayed at Deer Horn Lodge...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-30-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By bluequill
Hitchins Pond on Bog River and associated hill....

Hitchins Pond on Bog River and associated hill. Not a big climb but the vew is as good as Frederica.

Also, how about Owls Head in Long Lake with a paddle across Lake Eaton.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 07-29-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 598
Posted By bluequill
First skiable snow, using rock skis, will be the...

First skiable snow, using rock skis, will be the week before Christmas. The first good day with a decent base will be mid January. Where? Paul Smiths area.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 07-24-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,587
Posted By bluequill
Well, I was just on the JRT near Paul Smiths this...

Well, I was just on the JRT near Paul Smiths this morning and the trail was in good condition with some minor blow down, Of course, no snow to be seen.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-18-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,235
Posted By bluequill
Thanks! Having a discussion with a friend...

Thanks!

Having a discussion with a friend and I thought there was a peak somewhere that WAS included but was shy of 4000'.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-18-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,235
Posted By bluequill
4000' peaks not a 46'r ?

Are there any peaks over 4000' that are not included as a 46'r?

Or just the reverse.....any under 4k and included as a 46'r?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-13-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,890
Posted By bluequill
Sorry to hear of your experience. Lila is a...

Sorry to hear of your experience. Lila is a special place and I fell in love with it years ago......not so much recently.

The state, towns and periodicals are going to publicize this place to...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-10-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By bluequill
Yes, They may be pretty close and probably in...

Yes, They may be pretty close and probably in sight of each other. Get the numbers of all those walk in/ on the water sites and check out the photo data base. I think the table/ platform of the next...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 07-10-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By bluequill
Meecham Lake Campground has something similar to...

Meecham Lake Campground has something similar to Tully. Meecham is split into two sections, east and west. The west section is primitive/ walk in with over twenty walk ins on the water that have a...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-07-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By bluequill
FYI, there were 48 cars there at 10:30 this...

FYI, there were 48 cars there at 10:30 this morning. A few parking on the eastbound side too.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-05-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By bluequill
Thanks for the insight! They seem to be...

Thanks for the insight!

They seem to be doing the same thing by closing down campsites, making new ones in totally different areas. I haven't seen a new campsite that would attract a band of...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-05-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By bluequill
Why would DEC deliberately make it inadequate?...

Why would DEC deliberately make it inadequate? (which it is) Plans are for a new and larger parking area on the trail head side of the road.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-10-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,226
Posted By bluequill
The rod angles out and up, the butt under my...

The rod angles out and up, the butt under my right ankle and the rod sets against my left foot and gunnel. Rod tip is NOT in the water. Very simple.....I don't care for rodholders or other devices. I...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-10-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,226
Posted By bluequill
I have a 12' HV also. My paddle is 8' (240 cm)...

I have a 12' HV also. My paddle is 8' (240 cm) and I am going to carve another at almost 9'. I find myself using a high profile stroke too often causing water dripping into the boat, especially...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-05-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,479
Posted By bluequill
Middle and Lower Saranac Lake have MANY island...

Middle and Lower Saranac Lake have MANY island campsites. All have their pros and cons but most are very nice. I particularly like the island site on Weller Pond (Middle Saranac)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-31-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 21,044
Posted By bluequill
We were there also last fall/late summer......and...

We were there also last fall/late summer......and did the same thing. Enough trash to fill two Hornbecks all from the lean-to. Broken chairs, and a floating beer cooler were some of the items left...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-30-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 21,044
Posted By bluequill
That is correct!. Get the people to stop off in...

That is correct!. Get the people to stop off in North Hudson, and direct them to Boreas for the "High Peaks Wilderness Experience." Drive right up to the high peaks and on your way back pick up your...
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