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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,828
Posted By Tug Hill
Speaking of ATVís, since the DEC cracked down on...

Speaking of ATVís, since the DEC cracked down on illegal ATV use on the East Branch of Fish Creek Conservation Easement lands, there has been little to no public use on this easement. I for one am...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-08-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,770
Posted By Tug Hill
Frost warning tonight for southern Adk’s. That...

Frost warning tonight for southern Adk’s. That should improve fall trout fishing.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-29-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Tug Hill
I don’t think it’s legal to drive beyond the end...

I don’t think it’s legal to drive beyond the end of the Bear Creek Rd ?
It may be shorter for you to access Sand Lake Falls, via North Lake/Atwell.
You can drive to North Lake , take a left before...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-26-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 41,376
Posted By Tug Hill
Harvested some Chaga the other day, brewed up...

Harvested some Chaga the other day, brewed up some tea. Also, on the look out for some lions mane mushroom.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-24-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Tug Hill
You need to re read my post, I didn’t say birds...

You need to re read my post, I didn’t say birds were the only culprit.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-23-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Tug Hill
The DEC has been doing Pond and lake reclamation...

The DEC has been doing Pond and lake reclamation in the adk’s to restock with trout and landlocked Atlantic Salmon for decades. Lake Colby near Saranac Lake was done, almost 50 years ago. Also, I...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-23-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Tug Hill
Many lakes and ponds that were originally...

Many lakes and ponds that were originally inhabited with brook and lake trout have been reclaimed, not “Sanitized”.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 08-03-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,523
Posted By Tug Hill
Pine Marten are thriving in northern NY, there...

Pine Marten are thriving in northern NY, there are many in northern Herkimer County. Last fall when I contacted Region 6 biologists to acquire my Fisher trapping permit and tags, he told me that...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-01-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 727
Posted By Tug Hill
About 12 years ago I was marking a timber sale on...

About 12 years ago I was marking a timber sale on the North Lake easement property near Jocks Brook, the outlet of Honnedaga Lake, when I almost stepped on a hen turkey nesting. I’ve concluded wild...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-30-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,543
Posted By Tug Hill
Anyone who thinks beavers enhance water quality...

Anyone who thinks beavers enhance water quality and brook trout populations, is delusional . I gave the Tug Hill Tomorrow Land Trust staff a tour last summer, they saw the beaver destruction first...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-25-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,543
Posted By Tug Hill
There is no north branch of Salmon River. There...

There is no north branch of Salmon River. There are the east and west fork of Salmon River.

You are correct that streams were used as logging roads, but that practice was banned over 50 years ago,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-25-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,543
Posted By Tug Hill
Dundee, Anytime you want to come to Tug Hill...

Dundee,
Anytime you want to come to Tug Hill I’ll give you a tour of tributaries of the Salmon River and the East Branch of Fish Creek. Theses tribs have had their shade integrity destroyed by...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-25-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,543
Posted By Tug Hill
[QUOTE=bosco;267740]why doesn't the DEC stop...

[QUOTE=bosco;267740]why doesn't the DEC stop stocking brown/rainbow trout in any stream that is a traditional brook trout stream. Which would be all of them. Concentrate on stream quality and let...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,998
Posted By Tug Hill
Last week when I was putting up my next winters...

Last week when I was putting up my next winters firewood, they were out in full force on the Plateau, but yesterday their numbers seemed to be dwindling .
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-17-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,720
Posted By Tug Hill
Fly Rodder , to bad you could not close the deal,...

Fly Rodder , to bad you could not close the deal, but you had some action. Yes, it’s best to use a crow, owl, woodpecker, or some other call to get them to shock gobble when locating. That will give...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-11-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,720
Posted By Tug Hill
Tagged out this morning. Now I can go Brook Trout...

Tagged out this morning. Now I can go Brook Trout fishing.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-11-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,466
Posted By Tug Hill
X2 about Pat Brown, great friendly guy. I met...

X2 about Pat Brown, great friendly guy. I met him years ago through a mutual friend and sold him clear White Pine logs that he had sawed into plancking for his guide boats.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-08-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,720
Posted By Tug Hill
Buckladd, good luck in Selkirk. I called 3...

Buckladd, good luck in Selkirk. I called 3 longbeards in Sunday morning, my buddy had a shot but held out to see if we could get a double, didn’t work. If you ever get over this way and want to hunt...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-04-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,720
Posted By Tug Hill
Killed one this morning, 9” beard, didn’t weigh...

Killed one this morning, 9” beard, didn’t weigh him. I shot him with federal’s 3rd degree ammo, almost hurt me as much as the gobbler, that ammo is powerful.
It is loaded with #5 copper plated lead,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-02-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,720
Posted By Tug Hill
Worked two long beards with hens , yesterday...

Worked two long beards with hens , yesterday morning for about hour, and they would not cooperate. Left them alone and came back a couple of hours later and called one in, but he circled me and came...
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