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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By Lucky13
Gun safety is a couple hours of a twelve hour...

Gun safety is a couple hours of a twelve hour course. The curriculum has been updated greatly, and the precourse covers a LOT more than the course did 40 years ago. I found it to be very valuable,...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 10:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By Lucky13
The point of Hunter Safety is to make the hunter...

The point of Hunter Safety is to make the hunter aware of his/her responsibilities to themselves, others, and their quarry. Making an individual prove that they know how to use a map and compass,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Lucky13
Guide to Adirondack Deer Hunting by Alsheimer,...

Guide to Adirondack Deer Hunting by Alsheimer, Charles J., Watkins
A Guide to Deer Hunting in New York’s Six-Million Acre Adirondack Park By Dan Ladd (2008, 2010)
Also Type Adirondack Deer Hunting...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By Lucky13
People are not allowed to carry firearms with the...

People are not allowed to carry firearms with the intention of harvesting game in NYS without taking a Hunter Safety Course first. At least for being in these deep woods in the winter, maybe it is...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-17-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 66,709
Posted By Lucky13
A ranger will NOT tell you you cannot have a...

A ranger will NOT tell you you cannot have a fire, because NYS Law allows it for three purposes, cooking, smudge, and heat. I cook with a propane stove, I am only needing a fire for heat if I go in...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-17-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 66,709
Posted By Lucky13
I did not realize how old the post was or how...

I did not realize how old the post was or how extensive when I first posted. But there are some comments about BSA, and what the rangers will or won't tolerate in the post, and I wanted to comment. ...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-17-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 66,709
Posted By Lucky13
Plastics should NEVER be burned in a campfire (or...

Plastics should NEVER be burned in a campfire (or a woodstove or anywhere else). Incomplete combustion of polymers is one of the largest sources of Dioxins and Furans in the Environment. While lots...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 08-17-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,924
Posted By Lucky13
The Adirondack Park: A Political History by...

The Adirondack Park: A Political History by Frank Graham is quite a book, albeit getting rare and expensive when you can find one. I think Mrs. Chambers at the Adirondack Reader in Inlet had one...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-17-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By Lucky13
Have you heard of someone in NYS getting billed...

Have you heard of someone in NYS getting billed for an evacuation? Even when the accident is caused by the complete idiocy or unpreparedness of the individual being rescued, I believe the ride is...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-16-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By Lucky13
I thought the same thing, but it is NYSDEC that...

I thought the same thing, but it is NYSDEC that is saying that. I think it is the first time I have seen them recommend it, so things must be pretty out of control up there.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-16-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By Lucky13
8/15 backcountry information: High Peaks...

8/15 backcountry information:

High Peaks Wilderness
•There continues to be high bear activity at from Marcy Dam through Avalanche Pass to Lake Colden and Uphill Lean-to/campsites. Avoid problems...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-16-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 354
Posted By Lucky13
A corrupt database used by a NYS agency? That...

A corrupt database used by a NYS agency? That could never happen!!!
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-15-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 354
Posted By Lucky13
Are these designated sites, or sites that have...

Are these designated sites, or sites that have become established by use over time, and are in compliance with the 150 foot rules? If designated I can't understand why NYSDEC does not list them.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-15-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 354
Posted By Lucky13
Have you looked at...

Have you looked at https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/107648.html ?

There are descriptions of elevation changes over distances listed for many of the trails you mention.

Unfortunately, it appears...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-14-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Lucky13
Mmmmmmm, Cinnamon Buns! :)

Mmmmmmm, Cinnamon Buns! :)
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-14-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Lucky13
I use Bisquick for Chicken in the oven, never...

I use Bisquick for Chicken in the oven, never tried it for fish, now I'll have to go back up North and get a couple (AW, shucks!.....;))
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-13-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Lucky13
Did you build the trailer? Looks like a sweet...

Did you build the trailer? Looks like a sweet combination of gear storage and ability to carry multiple boats. :)
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-13-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Lucky13
When I camped there a lot of the sites were bare...

When I camped there a lot of the sites were bare ground, and damaged a lot from erosion, and definitely close to the water. Maybe some of these were abandoned to reduce impacts on the lake. There...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-13-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Lucky13
It has been a long time since I camped there, but...

It has been a long time since I camped there, but here is what I remember. The sites are large, lots of room. I would imagine that it would fill by Thursday afternoon in this day and age. Privies...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-13-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By Lucky13
I should add that it was our sense that things...

I should add that it was our sense that things are still at least two weeks behind up there, from the cold wet spring. I was up for 2 weeks and the first week the blueberries were mostly still white...
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