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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-02-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bounder45
Good job out there! What call did you use?

Good job out there!

What call did you use?
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-30-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bounder45
Deer Season 2018

Mast crop seems decent in some areas. I’ve seen lots of deer tracks and scat while out bear hunting (and I’ve probably bumped a few deer at this point).


I’m optimistic for this season but I’ve...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-28-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Bounder45
Actually, the issue is far from settled. ...

Actually, the issue is far from settled.

The judge said the FWS supposedly did not provide enough scientific evidence that the Grizzly is in fact ready to be delisted. The ruling could get...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-18-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By Bounder45
You have to use the warm weather to look for...

You have to use the warm weather to look for opportunistic areas.

I haven't found ticks to be a big deal up there. Wear some light/summer hiking pants or gaiters.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-14-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By Bounder45
It is a bit of a war zone. You either need to...

It is a bit of a war zone. You either need to bowhunt (its usually less crowded) or get into some private land. Public land in western NY is too much of a cluster during the rifle season.



...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-12-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By Bounder45
Well I've been up in that area in years past and...

Well I've been up in that area in years past and I never noticed a huge swell of hunters. There are some up there, but not as many as you'd expect to find in the southern zone for opening day.
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-11-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By Bounder45
Is early bear season really that hectic where you...

Is early bear season really that hectic where you are? In years past, I haven't noticed much activity.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-11-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By Bounder45
Early Bear Season

Anyone here making a trip up for some early season Bear hunting in the ADK's?

I plan to be up there for the next 2 weekends, though I'm not sure if the weather and foliage will be conducive to my...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-29-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,436
Posted By Bounder45
By the way, update on this...between additional...

By the way, update on this...between additional research and some range time, I've narrowed my focus to a S&W TRR8 (or the M&P equivalent R8):
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-19-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,597
Posted By Bounder45
How do we know that the Rangers weren't contacted...

How do we know that the Rangers weren't contacted right away by the fire dept. and that it just took them a while to drive onto the scene?

How do we know the firefighters were anti-APA and were...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-19-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,597
Posted By Bounder45
@Trailboss, The Rangers specifically, not the...

@Trailboss,
The Rangers specifically, not the DEC overall (which includes ECO's), are more focused on SAR than are local rescue and LE agencies. With that I agree.

The Rangers can't be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-19-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,597
Posted By Bounder45
All this negativity towards local agencies is...

All this negativity towards local agencies is inspired from one person's account of an already bad incident. Honestly, the author's tone throughout the whole article seemed indicative of an agenda....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-25-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,795
Posted By Bounder45
Yes, but to be fair I don't think his points on...

Yes, but to be fair I don't think his points on black bear were meant to be humorous or entertaining. I think he was expressing his opinion on how they should be viewed by humans.

There have been...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-21-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,795
Posted By Bounder45
The problem with statistics is that you can twist...

The problem with statistics is that you can twist and turn them every which way to conform to a narrative.

There are more fatal dog attacks than there are fatal bear attacks annually because...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-20-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,795
Posted By Bounder45
The attitude one should have towards black bears...

The attitude one should have towards black bears is dependent on situation and location.

Hiking through rural PA or most parts of NY, I'm really not too worried about black bears. I'm aware that...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-19-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,838
Posted By Bounder45
Delorme Inreach and Inreach Explorer(recently...

Delorme Inreach and Inreach Explorer(recently acquired by Garmin) offer two-way satellite-based texting and SOS capabilities as well as regular GPS duties (map, waypoints, tracking). It is expensive...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-18-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 138,707
Posted By Bounder45
PM's sent. Is there a way to view land...

PM's sent.

Is there a way to view land ownership information online? If, for example, I had an interest in reaching out to a landowner, or leaseholder, for inquiries about leasing opportunities...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-17-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 138,707
Posted By Bounder45
What clubs are out in that area? Iíve spent many...

What clubs are out in that area? Iíve spent many a day hiking down the roads near lake Lila, and despite all Iíve said, I do actually have interest joining a club or lease that is set up on a remote...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-11-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 138,707
Posted By Bounder45
Do you have to be a member of the NYS Snowmobile...

Do you have to be a member of the NYS Snowmobile group to use the trails?

I know you have to buy a permit to use many of the trails on private land. I don't see why that same model can be...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-10-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 138,707
Posted By Bounder45
I'm not sure I buy that. Many of the snowmobile...

I'm not sure I buy that. Many of the snowmobile trails in the ADK's run through private land. What is the liability issue with that and how is it resolved?

Plus, there is always the conservation...
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