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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-08-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,726
Posted By mgc
Thanks...so go figure..I lost one today. I had a...

Thanks...so go figure..I lost one today. I had a pass through that must not have hit vitals...the deer went quite far but I was able to stay on it until it laid down. It left a large puddle of blood...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-30-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,726
Posted By mgc
I should have seen this earlier today. I just...

I should have seen this earlier today. I just completed a Bowhunter Education course here in Hamlin. I would have told my class. I also did classes in Albion, Avon, Brockport and Henrietta recently...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-02-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By mgc
I pull a large tyvek suit over my regular gear....

I pull a large tyvek suit over my regular gear. You can pick one up for a few bucks at a paint shop or Lowes...
Tyvek suits are also great for Can, snow goose or crow hunting during the winter...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-01-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,112
Posted By mgc
Boy, this is when you miss the good old days..I...

Boy, this is when you miss the good old days..I think I might have paid $12.00 for my vice and another $25 or so dollars for all of the necks, thread, etc.. when I started out...Herters! Grade A...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-29-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By mgc
DT has an annual "seconds" sale.....the seconds...

DT has an annual "seconds" sale.....the seconds last forever. I wear the miltary seconds (as well as others). In over 5 years wearing these I've had one sock fail. I pulled it apart. I have never...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-29-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By mgc
I am not in favor of dogs in the High Peaks...or...

I am not in favor of dogs in the High Peaks...or on any major hiking trails. I am also not a fan of dogs on canoe routes.
Even well behaved dogs will eventually run wild in the woods...dogs are...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-23-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,335
Posted By mgc
Many years ago I took a local kid with me to one...

Many years ago I took a local kid with me to one of my spots in the Star Lake area...it was a tough spot to get to that was off the beaten path...I used to catch and release 16/18 native brookies...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 08-02-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By mgc
Got it....Hudson Valley Seafood is John's new...

Got it....Hudson Valley Seafood is John's new home...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 08-01-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,358
Posted By mgc
What happened in Saranac?

Does anyone know why/when the Eat 'n Meet Grill and larder closed?
Did the owners open up elsewhere?
Granted, the place was not everyones cup of tea but if you wanted a fabulous meal for a fair...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-01-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,920
Posted By mgc
Yeah...talk about not lining up...I want to do...

Yeah...talk about not lining up...I want to do the entire Raquette to the St. Lawrence. I've done most of in sections but the idea is to do it all in one shot. It will clearly be a PITA due to the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-17-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By mgc
Those are really nice and well made. Nice work.

Those are really nice and well made. Nice work.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-15-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By mgc
Given the inexperience and uncertainties a short...

Given the inexperience and uncertainties a short easy access peak is going to be a better choice for you. Giant and or Cascade are good hikes for folks that are in a bit better shape.. I've seen...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-20-2017, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By mgc
That would be my pick... I would also suggest...

That would be my pick...
I would also suggest doing this route on young legs....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-07-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,857
Posted By mgc
Some, not all...I own quite a few wood and wood...

Some, not all...I own quite a few wood and wood and canvas canoes including one (or more) of each of the good ones. I prefer them without a keel...I consider a keel to be a barnacle on the balls of...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-01-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,730
Posted By mgc
Correct....it is expected that this will be...

Correct....it is expected that this will be another bad year for the birds...which goes back to the topic of taking hens, yes or no?
For every hen that survives to raise a brood there is an...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-31-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 738
Posted By mgc
It's worth saving old paddles so well done. My...

It's worth saving old paddles so well done.
My approach is a bit different.. first strip the old varnish, then if there are stains or mold treat with TSP and follow with Snappy Teak-nu to remove the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-31-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,730
Posted By mgc
This morning I did something I never do and...

This morning I did something I never do and filled my second tag.....
I had given the Tom I previously harvested away to a friend (who never seems to get a bird) so I was thinking that if the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-28-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,288
Posted By mgc
Another vote for Ursack....it's what we use out...

Another vote for Ursack....it's what we use out West where there are brown bears as well as these more benign black bears we have here.
In the high peaks the canister is required but I find them to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-25-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,457
Posted By mgc
Last week I found about a dozen on me after...

Last week I found about a dozen on me after turkey hunting in St. Lawrence County.
I thought that I had found all of them but that evening I found three more wandering around looking for a home....
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-25-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 594
Posted By mgc
Is that near Wanakena?:confused:

Is that near Wanakena?:confused:
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