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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-06-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,660
Posted By skillzman1
One last Hoorah!... Taking Friday off and...

One last Hoorah!...
Taking Friday off and heading out to fill the freezer. Still trying to put one in front of my sister, it would be her first. I think my grandfather would be proud if we were able...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-30-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,660
Posted By skillzman1
Thanks, I kinda realize it, but you know how you...

Thanks, I kinda realize it, but you know how you see those bucks the rest of your life..lol
I'm eagerly anticipating hitting it hard this weekend to see what we can find. I'd really like to put one...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-29-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,660
Posted By skillzman1
Nice buck! I made a total rookie mistake...

Nice buck!

I made a total rookie mistake last weekend and I'm kicking myself in hindsight. I was driving a side hill that I had never been across before. Through the woods I thought I saw an...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-19-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By skillzman1
Yep....great trip...now I'm anxious to get back...

Yep....great trip...now I'm anxious to get back out..lol!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-18-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By skillzman1
Agreed! I'm 46 and hike,bike and workout...

Agreed! I'm 46 and hike,bike and workout religiously for the last 6 yrs. All that said, I had a heart attack 6 months ago and had to have a stent put in to unclog a double blockage. Although I feel...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-17-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By skillzman1
Interesting. How do you manage the 'proof of sex'...

Interesting. How do you manage the 'proof of sex' rule? I was told you have to leave proof of sex until it's out of the woods?
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-16-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,660
Posted By skillzman1
Last Saturday I took my sister back to where I...

Last Saturday I took my sister back to where I shot my buck the week before. It's a good spot to sit, I walked slowly around the entire area to try and start something. We hunted for half the day and...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-16-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By skillzman1
I've never seen that done, would be interesting...

I've never seen that done, would be interesting to learn how.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-16-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By skillzman1
Wow...good guesstimate!

Wow...good guesstimate!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-16-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By skillzman1
I can see the mile long drag adding to the...

I can see the mile long drag adding to the effort!
I was about a mile in but my boss took mercy on me and let me use the wheeler to retrieve it....that and the heart attack 6 months ago would have...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-15-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By skillzman1
Nice! I harvested my first buck on my own last...

Nice!
I harvested my first buck on my own last week. Had to change my routine up, he was a few minutes behind a doe. Rushed the shot out of excitement (first horns in 4 yrs), but everything from...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-24-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,660
Posted By skillzman1
Snuck out after the rain today. Jumped one out...

Snuck out after the rain today. Jumped one out its bed pretty sure it was a buck, but couldn't be sure enough to shoot. Sat until just about dark spooked out a doe and fawn on the walk out. Got back...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-08-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,014
Posted By skillzman1
Heard from my Grandmother yesterday that a bull...

Heard from my Grandmother yesterday that a bull moose was hit and killed in Johnsburg last week. She said by the time the DEC ranger could get to the accident site someone had removed part of the...
Forum: Trip Reports 09-07-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By skillzman1
Nice write up. Lake Placid/ Wilmington is a...

Nice write up. Lake Placid/ Wilmington is a beautiful area. My wife and I were just up there for the mountain bike festival last weekend.
Sounds like a nice trip!
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 09-05-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By skillzman1
Anybody else go last weekend? Wife and I went,...

Anybody else go last weekend?
Wife and I went, although we opted for a hotel room over camping last minute due to the forecast.
Wife enjoyed going on the novice women's ride. Learned some new...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-19-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,554
Posted By skillzman1
I've been there once, never again!

I've been there once, never again!
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 08-18-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,201
Posted By skillzman1
Last summer I show up to a job site in downtown...

Last summer I show up to a job site in downtown Saratoga. A car pulls up and stops in front of the driveway and a young girl steps out. I look up the road behind her and theres a dog writhing in pain...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 07-27-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By skillzman1
Starts out as one lane dirt road, turns to ...

Starts out as one lane dirt road, turns to overgrown/ no longer driven dirt road, washed out old road, 4 wheeler type trail, then single track(similar to Gurney with a mix of Spier) and then back....
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 07-26-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By skillzman1
Sounds like fun. Thanks for the info! I booked...

Sounds like fun. Thanks for the info!
I booked a camp site at Scaroon manor this weekend and plan on giving the North Creek trail system a try. Just tuned up the bike.
If you haven't checked out...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 07-25-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By skillzman1
May have to look into that. My wife and I tried...

May have to look into that. My wife and I tried to check out the area last Saturday but the roads were detoured due to a road bike race. We ended up returning to our campsite.
How do the trails...
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