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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-13-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Yes indeed, at this time in my life I'm beginning...

Yes indeed, at this time in my life I'm beginning to use up a lot of things I've saved for years. If I don't use them soon I'll , well, I'm gettin' old is all.
Actually I've always liked fishing...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-13-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
4X4 pond - best brown so far

Hit a local pond this evening, a drive up , but your not going to get there with your Prius. Best Brown from is pond so far, one of my favorite flies, looks like he tore up the body a bit, will...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-12-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Last year I wheeled in to LeBere flow then...

Last year I wheeled in to LeBere flow then paddled as far as possible then bushwacked back to the road. On the way back I just took the road, much easier and faster. From the flow to Boreas bond is...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-08-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
I believe one of the sites on Little Long just...

I believe one of the sites on Little Long just had a fire that burned about an acre before being suppressed, camp fire not extinguished properly according to report. Haven't been there this yeasr...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-06-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,809
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
I fish out of a 12 1/2' skin on frame canoe I...

I fish out of a 12 1/2' skin on frame canoe I made that weighs 14 lbs with seat and backrest. Carries under a mile I put it on one shoulder or on my head with the foam seat as a cushion, longer I ...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-29-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,170
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Dam(n) those Beaver!!!

Dam(n) those Beaver!!!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 14,758
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
When I was there last summer in July , mid week,...

When I was there last summer in July , mid week, I saw 14 people, including 3 smallish children. 2 wheeled in plastic kayaks, 2 pack boats, the others were just day hiking in. I was the only one...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-09-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Saginaw Bay on USL, I've never camped on USL but...

Saginaw Bay on USL, I've never camped on USL but that bay is nice, all state land and almost never sees motor boats, except the occasional fisherman. I do row the guideboat down there for an...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-04-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,306
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Craig Campbell - "Fish" ...

Craig Campbell - "Fish"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_Am8bSYIms&list=RDMMWG48Ftsr3OI&index=18
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-04-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,306
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Talking Fishing Blues - Woodie Guthrie ...

Talking Fishing Blues - Woodie Guthrie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH618RszIlM
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-17-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,401
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Yesterday, the really strong wind and waves were...

Yesterday, the really strong wind and waves were breaking up the ice in the village of Tupper Lake, Lake Clear is still thick ice but looking a bit black. Upper Saranac is still tight, but again is...
Forum: Photography 03-28-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Back when Pelican boxes first came out in the...

Back when Pelican boxes first came out in the 70's or early 80's, their warranty read
"guaranteed against everything except shark bite , bear attack , and children under 3", always liked that one.
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-20-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,006
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Not handguns, but big, slow bullets nearly...

Not handguns, but big, slow bullets nearly extirpated the buffalo.
Once I move back to NY and wait the year or so to get my NY permit, I may hunt with my .45 Colt revolver, that cartridge has...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-18-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,006
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Well, practice is king, the handgun you shoot...

Well, practice is king, the handgun you shoot the most accurately will always be the best.

I think it was your original mention of the 40S&W round that got me on to the 10mm, the 10 is far...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-17-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Waders can be problematic, but, making sure of a...

Waders can be problematic, but, making sure of a good fit is paramount. not just large with a size 11 boot. Leg length is critical. To long and they bunch up , rub and wear excessively. To short ,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-17-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,006
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
.357 matches or exceeds the 10mm???? 10mm is...

.357 matches or exceeds the 10mm???? 10mm is closer to the 41mag, also a good choice. Go to Doubletap and check out their 10mm ammo. 200gr. hardcast - 1300fps 750FP at the muzzle, from a Glock G20....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-04-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,355
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
i wholeheartedly agree on the efficiency of a...

i wholeheartedly agree on the efficiency of a receiver site. I have them on a Ruger #1 in 45-70 (my favorite hunting rifle) and a Win 94 with 24" half round half octagon barrel. i once put one on my...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-03-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,355
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Great little firearm, weighs less than some...

Great little firearm, weighs less than some handguns
I have one in 45 Colt, Functionally I would like the receiver site like you have , but really like the traditional look of the standard open...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-26-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Fishcane, Quiet Sports indeed, I owned...

Fishcane,
Quiet Sports indeed, I owned Quiet Sports for 15 years. still get out on the Farmington regularly. I'll probably get out mid March and hit the early stones and winter caddis,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-25-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
That reminds me, It's about time to watch a River...

That reminds me, It's about time to watch a River Runs Through It again. And re read The River Why, I heard they were going to make a movie about that book too, but never saw anything more. Would...
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