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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-14-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By mphilli2
Hornbeck seating

Have owned a Hornbeck Lost Pond 10.5 for over decade, and am thinking about buying a Hornbeck Classic 13. I've heard the seating has been redesigned and is now more comfortable. I'm ok with the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-05-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,949
Posted By mphilli2
Back from spending a week mostly between Blue Mt...

Back from spending a week mostly between Blue Mt Lake and Long Lake. Black flies thick except on colder days. Not many mosquitoes yet, but with all the rain, many will be about before long. Took a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By mphilli2
Cederlands (sold)

http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2019/05/4000-plus-acre-boy-scout-reservation-set-to-be-sold/
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-28-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,452
Posted By mphilli2
Have owned a Hornbeck 10.5 kevlar for around ten...

Have owned a Hornbeck 10.5 kevlar for around ten years. Great for carries & loading/unloading. Has done well in waves & wind. Faster than you might think and by packing light I've carried enough...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-16-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By mphilli2
Forest History Society

No doubt some of you are familiar with this organization, but I hadn't heard of it until recently. Anyhow, the Forest History Society has a good data base for public use:

https://foresthistory.org
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-01-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,053
Posted By mphilli2
Wait! it is me! Written in 2008! I missed...

Wait! it is me! Written in 2008! I missed that.

Can I disown my former self?

Anyhow, I ended up buying a Hornbeck that same year, and am glad I did.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-01-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,053
Posted By mphilli2
Either there are two mphilli2 users, or someone...

Either there are two mphilli2 users, or someone is using my user name. I did not post this question.
--The Real mphilli2 (I think)
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-31-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,709
Posted By mphilli2
I used to have a pack that the canoe could be...

I used to have a pack that the canoe could be bolted to for an easy carry, but it was a pain carrying where there was low overhead growth, and there was no way to toss the canoe aside during a slip...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 10-19-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,722
Posted By mphilli2
47,000 Ticks on a Moose

Article about ticks & moose:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/18/climate/moose-ticks.html?action=click&module=Discovery&pgtype=Homepage
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,637
Posted By mphilli2
In addition to their insult to the land and...

In addition to their insult to the land and fellow campers, slob campers of course train bears to be "nuisance" creatures that might need to be "euthanized."

My son lives in Jackson, WY, and...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 10-10-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,294
Posted By mphilli2
A few weeks ago a bull moose crossed 10 yards or...

A few weeks ago a bull moose crossed 10 yards or so in front of me on Rt 28 when I was going 55 mph (well, maybe 60). Beautiful creatures, but that was too close a call for my liking.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-18-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,387
Posted By mphilli2
Have caught lots of bass there (in shallower...

Have caught lots of bass there (in shallower portions) during June canoe/camping trips. Beautiful lake. Have never been there later in season, but met a guy who said he does well with trout in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-15-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,210
Posted By mphilli2
Bryson on bear attacks

https://lithub.com/a-walk-in-the-woods/
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 03-18-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,996
Posted By mphilli2
The "rewilding" of carnivores

Not specific to the Adirondacks, but here is the link to an article (NY Times) about the "rewilding" of wolves and other carnivores. Effects, where it can succeed, where not.

...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-17-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,098
Posted By mphilli2
As others have said, budget cuts over the years...

As others have said, budget cuts over the years have left the DEC understaffed, at least in the offices with which I am familiar. And in the field as well.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-14-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,482
Posted By mphilli2
If interested, follow below link to an article...

If interested, follow below link to an article about the death of hemlocks in Shenandoah National Forest. It used to be supposed that colder northern weather would protect hemlocks in NYS, but maybe...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-11-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,482
Posted By mphilli2
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Workshop

A DEC NOTICE:

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Workshop

Where: Warrensburg DEC (232 Golf Course Rd, Warrensburg, NY 12885)

When: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Time: 12:30 - 3:00pm
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-29-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,482
Posted By mphilli2
Article about grouse decline and studies...

Article about grouse decline and studies regarding possible impact of West Nile:
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-28-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,482
Posted By mphilli2
This isn't specific to the Long Lake area, but in...

This isn't specific to the Long Lake area, but in regard to what Mallard1100 has noticed about the grouse population. According to the DEC (see link below) the grouse population has declined 70%...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-21-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,974
Posted By mphilli2
snake fungus

NYT article about a fungus threatening timber rattlers & other snakes:
...
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