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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 09:44 AM
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Posted By mgc
Find someone that you trust and respect who hunts...

Find someone that you trust and respect who hunts and ask them to take a walk in the woods with you. Ask them if they might take you out one or two times.....hunting is something that you do not...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By mgc
Raquette or Long Lake are ideal....but keep a...

Raquette or Long Lake are ideal....but keep a close eye on the weather. They can get a bit bruttish. Blue Mountain Lake is another one worth thinking about..easy in and out.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-13-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By mgc
So one of the interesting things that the ECO's...

So one of the interesting things that the ECO's enforce is someone interfering with a legal hunt. The honker could end up with a ticket if you can catch them in the act. One of the local ECO's tells...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-13-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By mgc
ECO's are spread thinly but they are out there...

ECO's are spread thinly but they are out there and they are more dialed in than the average Joe realizes. They do rely on information from the tiplines but they also have a pretty good idea of the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-24-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,426
Posted By mgc
Being from the North Country, we have our own...

Being from the North Country, we have our own ways of doing things.
On a perfect day we hope to sit no more than a few hours and make it to "the Timber" by noon. We appreciate the downstaters and...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-07-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By mgc
It also helps to flatten the barb... if the idea...

It also helps to flatten the barb... if the idea is to try and let them go a taut line without a barb will get the job done and make release much easier and less harmful to the fish.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-06-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By mgc
Don't use worms....you may catch fewer fish but...

Don't use worms....you may catch fewer fish but you also won't foul hook as many. I troll with a streamer fly.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-25-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,569
Posted By mgc
That is a fact...I have never fished the...

That is a fact...I have never fished the Ausable...that's 55 years of avoidance...there's no need to fish thrashed waters if you know the park and surrounding areas. On any given day I can pull 16...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-21-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,569
Posted By mgc
Growing up in the Adirondacks I never encountered...

Growing up in the Adirondacks I never encountered brown or rainbows in any of the streams or ponds we fished. The rivers, lakes, streams we fished in Maine (our family hails from there) also never...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-17-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By mgc
When I slow walk up home I always carry my 30-30...

When I slow walk up home I always carry my 30-30 model 94. Open sites, I plan for one close shot or none.
The rest of the time when I hunt with a rifle I carry a Savage 30-06. I can rack a second...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-15-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,659
Posted By mgc
That's what I keep trying to tell my buddies who...

That's what I keep trying to tell my buddies who are complaining about not getting a bird...you can't expect to go out once and come home with a bird, at least not every time. Three years ago I went...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-10-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,659
Posted By mgc
Up here in St. Lawrence County and enjoying the...

Up here in St. Lawrence County and enjoying the abundance of birds. It was pouring when I went out this morning. I set up a couple decoys and sat in the rain....too wet for my slate to work, I...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-16-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,659
Posted By mgc
Turkey season is a favorite. The North Country is...

Turkey season is a favorite. The North Country is blessed with an abundance of birds. I hope to get some scouting in this coming weekend.
WRT calling....I know someone that called a bird in with a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-03-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 158,692
Posted By mgc
Here's another tool that you might try..it would...

Here's another tool that you might try..it would be interesting to learn if it's also out of date. There are differences between the mobile and PC app but property lines and ownership should be...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-15-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,046
Posted By mgc
?? No. If you shoot within the legal setback (for...

?? No. If you shoot within the legal setback (for whatever implement you use) from or in proximity of your own home and if another resident of that home decides that they are not granting permission...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-14-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,046
Posted By mgc
Correct. If you are within 500 feet of an...

Correct. If you are within 500 feet of an adjoining occupied home or farm property you may not shoot a firearm from the toilet or couch..unless you have received specific permission from your...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-12-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,046
Posted By mgc
Here are a couple reports from today: Perfect...

Here are a couple reports from today:
Perfect Timing - Ontario County
On Nov. 21, Lt. Aaron Gordon was driving past a residence in the town of Manchester when he observed a deer hanging in the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-12-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,046
Posted By mgc
No. It is not legal.....year round.

No. It is not legal.....year round.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-12-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,445
Posted By mgc
I've had lousy luck with Moultrie...the cases...

I've had lousy luck with Moultrie...the cases break, they stop taking images etc...they are good for a year or two max.
I've stopped using cameras...too much information...I get almost as much from...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-11-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,046
Posted By mgc
It sounds like this guy was a master.....:o

It sounds like this guy was a master.....:o
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