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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-29-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,696
Posted By MarqueKugs
It was named what it currently is in 2011. For...

It was named what it currently is in 2011. For some years before that it had been unnamed (and obviously before that we know what it was called).
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-06-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,004
Posted By MarqueKugs
Saratoga County is really all the information one...

Saratoga County is really all the information one would require to figure out the stream.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-06-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,004
Posted By MarqueKugs
The stream is said to contain a native population...

The stream is said to contain a native population of brook trout, although myself and Gmorin can attest to them being few and far between.

I have shared the story with TU as it turns out an old...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,742
Posted By MarqueKugs
I went back to the creek and took some photos. ...

I went back to the creek and took some photos. Someone else had been there since so there were no fish to be caught in the abyss. I caught a fat 14" brookie in the subsequent pond and a 9" brookie...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-02-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,004
Posted By MarqueKugs
To quote Dr. John Foster: "Hi Mark, the fish...

To quote Dr. John Foster:

"Hi Mark, the fish is a blue morph (mutant) brook trout. Blue morphs are relatively common with most trout/salmon species, lobsters, crayfish etc. Your fish is probably...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-31-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,004
Posted By MarqueKugs
I found out what it is! Dr. John Foster at SUNY...

I found out what it is! Dr. John Foster at SUNY Cobleskill Aquaculture viewed the photo and told me it is a mutant brook trout called a "Blue Morph." The odds of its occurrence are 1 in a billion! ...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-31-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By MarqueKugs
Last year a coyote ran down a fawn in my...

Last year a coyote ran down a fawn in my backyard. The two adult deer that showed up shortly thereafter were hissing and barking like a dog.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-30-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,004
Posted By MarqueKugs
Sadly, the plot thickens. I spoke with Fred...

Sadly, the plot thickens.

I spoke with Fred who owns the hatchery (I thought it may have came from) and he said it definitely isn't his. He said he too has never seen anything like it; that it...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-30-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,004
Posted By MarqueKugs
I think I figured it out! I found a list of...

I think I figured it out! I found a list of NYSDEC private and commercial hatcheries. The closest hatcheries to this stream are in Region 4. Then I came across this...
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-28-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,004
Posted By MarqueKugs
Oh most definitely. Rainy day with a dilly... ...

Oh most definitely. Rainy day with a dilly... Done.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-28-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,004
Posted By MarqueKugs
It was caught in a stream that is stocked...

It was caught in a stream that is stocked annually. However, the stream is said to contain native brook trout, and the state claims to not stock brook trout in it.

I have been catching other...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-28-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,004
Posted By MarqueKugs
Strange Brook Trout

Has anyone ever seen a brook trout like this before? If so, any idea on strain identification? I've caught hundreds of brookies throughout my last 16 years of trout devotion and never have I seen...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,742
Posted By MarqueKugs
Spring Creek Source Abyss

I got out to the creek today and followed it upstream to the source which is an abyss lined with down trees. After some good hard fishing I was able to land this beautiful brown trout...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-16-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,742
Posted By MarqueKugs
Creek Photo

Here's an image of the creek from above. It starts as a hidden pond and flows out of that for less than two miles before emptying into another creek. The land is flat and meanders through fields....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-12-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,742
Posted By MarqueKugs
Ah success! I went back to the spot I...

Ah success!

I went back to the spot I tried to fish before and (while it was sunny, hot, and the water was a bit low) I located and caught two beautiful brook trout.

The water was cold and...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-11-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,742
Posted By MarqueKugs
Spring Creek Fishing

Has anyone out there had any success spring creek fishing?

Please NO SPOTS.

I'm intrigued to find and fly fish a true spring creek as I've read they can be home to large trout. I know of a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-11-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,612
Posted By MarqueKugs
Awesome fish! Looks like you and your son had a...

Awesome fish! Looks like you and your son had a great day...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-01-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,737
Posted By MarqueKugs
The best way to find the caves on Chimney is to...

The best way to find the caves on Chimney is to go on a hot day and sense them. I was shown as a kid up there that if you sit and detect the wind that you can feel where the cold air is coming from...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-01-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,537
Posted By MarqueKugs
I would recommend either Old Forge or Indian...

I would recommend either Old Forge or Indian Lake. Both towns are a lot less commercial than Lake George and both have great hikes/paddles/fishing within minutes. It's remote yet you have all the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-09-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,494
Posted By MarqueKugs
JW, there are many a stream in the Adirondacks...

JW, there are many a stream in the Adirondacks where you can catch wild brook trout to your hearts desire. With the right conditions and correct fly I've caught well over 35 brookies in a half day...
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