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Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 03-20-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,038
Posted By Fisheater
I keep hearing about how light some of that AT...

I keep hearing about how light some of that AT stuff is, but I enjoy the free heel. I am not that worried about a little extra weight, if you get out enough your body compensates. I bought a leather...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-12-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,675
Posted By Fisheater
Mike, The strength is impressive! Would you...

Mike,
The strength is impressive! Would you consider using carbon fiber rather than glass for a strip build? I can't wait to see how you do the tractor seat also.
I hope you penciled in a day off...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 02-05-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,675
Posted By Fisheater
I knew I checked back in for a good reason! I...

I knew I checked back in for a good reason! I must admit I checked in hoping for some backcountry powder shots. Then when you stated the Kite was to be a plug, I assumed that it would be sacrificial....
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 11-24-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,095
Posted By Fisheater
According to the US Fish and Wildlife service and...

According to the US Fish and Wildlife service and the Michigan DNR we have both eastern and gray wolves in Michigan. We do not have hunting of any wolves, because a wise US District judge determined...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-30-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 43,739
Posted By Fisheater
I have seen bobcat up close and personal. I have...

I have seen bobcat up close and personal. I have never seen one with a tail like that.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-24-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 43,739
Posted By Fisheater
We in Michigan are having cougar expand into our...

We in Michigan are having cougar expand into our state. I have heard reports of sighting for quite some time, but now the state is acknowledging that there are cougars here....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-11-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,870
Posted By Fisheater
Bluewater now manufactures the Mist. The Mist was...

Bluewater now manufactures the Mist. The Mist was a David Yost design I believe. The only reason I know about them is from a fellow canoe paddler whom posted frequently on a now defunct kayak fishing...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 04-07-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,023
Posted By Fisheater
Check these out!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-British-Army-Nordic-March-Ski-Boot-ALICO-Vibram-Sole-Asnes-Telemark-Skis/321784294337?_trksid=p2045573.c100033.m2042&_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-07-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,313
Posted By Fisheater
Congratulations! I didn't notice any canoe builds...

Congratulations! I didn't notice any canoe builds on your to do list. I will assume that the Kite is a winner!
Rough snow year in Michigan also. Even my favorite northern MI abandoned ski area...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-09-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 37,334
Posted By Fisheater
It is December, and there is no snow. I am...

It is December, and there is no snow. I am attaching the link to a video my friend made from our fishing trip to Lake Huron last Saturday. I am paddling the canoe, my friends are peddling Hobies....
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 12-01-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,362
Posted By Fisheater
Looks like a really cool place Stripperguy. I...

Looks like a really cool place Stripperguy. I really like the way it is mostly covered in vegetation, deadfall can be a problem, rocks that only have a bit of fluff over them when it is all filled in...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 11-26-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,464
Posted By Fisheater
I have the newer style S-Bound 112's. I hot wax...

I have the newer style S-Bound 112's. I hot wax the sintered portion of the ski base, but I believe kick wax is supposed to offer better glide than the fish scale patterned base. I am planning on...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-21-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,048
Posted By Fisheater
Wow, a sixteen pound brown is a great fish...

Wow, a sixteen pound brown is a great fish anywhere! Michigan has problems with our brown trout stocking program, the state at this time is not stocking trout with genetics to achieve those large...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-19-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,048
Posted By Fisheater
Just curious, are those lake run browns? I'm from...

Just curious, are those lake run browns? I'm from Michigan and those big ones have started to get rare, thanks to a couple of factors. Great fish, nice job!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-02-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,355
Posted By Fisheater
I fish the Lake Michigan and Lake Huron out of a...

I fish the Lake Michigan and Lake Huron out of a canoe. I also fish a local inland lake with depths to 115 feet. I really do not mess with light weight leadcores. I run 27 lb , and I keep it to a...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 06-28-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,036
Posted By Fisheater
I am still following along Zach. I for my own...

I am still following along Zach. I for my own reasons was very happy to hear how maneuverable the Kite is in your estimation. I look forward to seeing your seat installation. I think every paddler...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 06-14-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,036
Posted By Fisheater
Zach, It is a beautiful hull. Aspen certainly...

Zach,
It is a beautiful hull. Aspen certainly can have a lot of character. I look forward to your future posts. You seem on track to keep yours very light.
Stripperguy, maybe you could get Hickory...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 05-30-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 21,036
Posted By Fisheater
Zach, I just discovered your build post, and...

Zach,

I just discovered your build post, and will be following more closely. I do not know much about building boats, but I do know about concrete, get it poured as soon as possible. Nothing good...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-10-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 37,334
Posted By Fisheater
Hello Nash, Don't think you're the only...

Hello Nash,
Don't think you're the only Michigander to log onto this site, but congratulations on finding this site. I really enjoy logging on here.
I wanted to alert you to the fact that Swift has...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 03-11-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,651
Posted By Fisheater
My snowshoes did most of their duty in the...

My snowshoes did most of their duty in the coniferous swamps of Michigan's northern lower peninsula and in the upper peninsula. It always seemed like there was two feet of powder and the shoes...
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