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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-09-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,167
Posted By Fly Rodder
I think there would be an argument to be made...

I think there would be an argument to be made about that. I'm sure in an opinion poll, lots of people, in the abstract, would say that they would like to encounter a moose in the wild. However,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-06-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,167
Posted By Fly Rodder
A hunting season is a long way off (20-30 years...

A hunting season is a long way off (20-30 years at least) and would be something like 50 permits. NH has a population of approximately ~4 times the ADK population and released only 51 permits this...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-03-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,167
Posted By Fly Rodder
AFAIK, moose in the ADKs are not impacted by...

AFAIK, moose in the ADKs are not impacted by winter ticks because the ticks aren't present in the ADKs. Additionally, brainworm (http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/72211.html), the other major mortality...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-31-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,121
Posted By Fly Rodder
Determine what you want to tie (how you fish) and...

Determine what you want to tie (how you fish) and work backwards. I started tying because I spent way too much money sacrificing cheap-to-tie flies to the bottom of the Salmon River. I bought a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-22-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By Fly Rodder
Hopefully it's not too windy. Last year we went...

Hopefully it's not too windy. Last year we went there and getting out of the channel was borderline impossible. I've never paddled so hard in my life.

We stayed at Site 8 and really liked it. ...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 06-15-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,792
Posted By Fly Rodder
Shhh.

Shhh.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-06-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,039
Posted By Fly Rodder
Friday evening near Wells was no problem, I...

Friday evening near Wells was no problem, I fished some creeks and didn't even bother with a headnet. There were few Saturday, but the breeze kept them from swarming.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-02-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,221
Posted By Fly Rodder
Mr.Kawfey is correct as far as the economic...

Mr.Kawfey is correct as far as the economic region goes. Walmarts, autozones, dollarstores, and chain hotels funnel money out of a regional economy.

I have no doubts that there is still some...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-31-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,221
Posted By Fly Rodder
Wood extraction is no longer economical in the...

Wood extraction is no longer economical in the Adirondacks and it's not all regulations despite what some people want to believe. The issues are larger than state politics. The wood products...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-31-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,221
Posted By Fly Rodder
Well, crippled certainly. Change takes a long...

Well, crippled certainly. Change takes a long time. Overall, the slow drip of the rural to urban movement has been going on for a little more than a century now. I think acute movements are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-26-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,062
Posted By Fly Rodder
I've spent weekend nights at CRF 4 or 5 times in...

I've spent weekend nights at CRF 4 or 5 times in the last three years, mostly in July and August, and in the middle area of the flow. The only rowdy campers I heard there were boyscouts one night...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-25-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,977
Posted By Fly Rodder
I used to be a bit nervous when sitting in the...

I used to be a bit nervous when sitting in the middle of the forest alone and in the dark. Thinking of all the things that could happen. Murderers, plunderers, and thieves, etc.

Then I went...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-25-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,610
Posted By Fly Rodder
I have a seek outside 8-man tipi and a hill...

I have a seek outside 8-man tipi and a hill people gear large wood stove. The stove isn't manufactured anymore, though they're trying to restart production.

A nest is handy for summer tenting, to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,084
Posted By Fly Rodder
I guess investments in the future have not paid...

I guess investments in the future have not paid off before. I don't know how successful this program will be, but people moan and complain about how there isn't any recruitment in the camping,...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-01-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,076
Posted By Fly Rodder
In my experience ... maybe? It depends on...

In my experience ... maybe?

It depends on where and weather and timing, etc. In my CNY neck of the woods, black flies are already out and mildly swarming (Altmar as well last Saturday). Last...
Forum: Trip Reports 04-20-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,864
Posted By Fly Rodder
I'm not Justin, but I've been using Gaia GPS for...

I'm not Justin, but I've been using Gaia GPS for 3-4 years now. It's very intuitive and provides a lot of available data.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-20-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,736
Posted By Fly Rodder
I drove route 8 tuesday and yesterday, lots of...

I drove route 8 tuesday and yesterday, lots of birds out. Near the old Bear Path Inn there was a flock of hens and two toms all puffed up and bouncing off each other. I was surprised that there...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-20-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,219
Posted By Fly Rodder
It took a couple of weeks for mine to show up ...

It took a couple of weeks for mine to show up ...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-10-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,458
Posted By Fly Rodder
Thankfully, there's a few million acres of public...

Thankfully, there's a few million acres of public land to hunt.

I'd like a trophy buck every season and my goal is kill one in the ADKs. My friend and I are have a saying between us: harvest...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-23-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 10,458
Posted By Fly Rodder
Antler restrictions are the wrong way to manage...

Antler restrictions are the wrong way to manage for trophies. The most effective way is to restrict the number of buck permits for certain WMUs - manage most for opportunity and a few for trophies. ...
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